Schwerin Country holiday accommodation in located in the German federal state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, in and around the city of the same name. It’s an area comprising historic towns and cities and picturesque countryside, all within reach of the Baltic Sea coast.
It would be well worth exploring the city at the heart of the region around Schwerin Country holiday rentals. Schwerin is the capital of the state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, and boasts a number of important attractions. Firstly there’s the impressive Schweriner Schloss, one of the largest and most spectacular in this part of Germany, which today houses the state parliament, but in the past served as the home of the ruling dukes of Mecklenburg. Both the castle and its extensive grounds are well worth seeing. Other historical buildings around the city include the Arsenal, Stables, Neustadtisches Palais and the lovely Schwerin Cathedral.
During your stay at self-catering accommodation in Western Mecklenburg you could take the time to visit Lake Schwerin, which is considered one of the most attractive lakes in the country. The Weisse Flotte Schwerin offers a range of boat tours and cruises out onto the lake and is considered one of the city’s top attractions in its own right.
A short drive from Schwerin Country self-catering holiday rentals is the city of Wismar, which is famous for its historical importance. Such is the wealth of Gothic architecture that the historic centre here is preserved as a UNESCO site. The central market square is noted for its size – it’s one of the biggest in the region and sits in front of the Rathaus, which features medieval remnants. Meanwhile St. Nikolai is considered a spectacular example of brick gothic architecture from the 1300s.
The city of Lubeck is less than an hour to the northwest of holiday accommodation in Schwerin Country. This city was the centre of the Hanseatic League of trading cities in medieval times, and there are a number of impressive buildings to be seen in its historical centre.
Western Mecklenburg holiday rentals are set in a part of the country with an Oceanic climate, which makes for mild weather for most of the year. Winters can bring cold snaps with snowfall, but are generally a little warmer than further south. Summers are pleasantly warm here, with highs getting up to the mid-20s at times.
Hamburg Airport (HAM) is just over an hour west of Schwerin Country holiday accommodation, which can be reached from the UK by flying with Lufthansa from London-Heathrow (LHR).