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Make a self catering vacation homes or holiday rental in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany your home away from home

Mecklenburg-Strelitz was once home to the Grand Dukes of Germany and is now known as the Mecklenburg Lake District or “Land of the thousand lakes”. It is the largest Lakeland area in Central Europe with many opportunities for enjoying the fresh air and beautiful landscapes from a Mecklenburg-Strelitz holiday rental.

Things to Do in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany

The unspoilt area of lakes, forests and moors is ideal for those wanting to enjoy outdoor activities from their base in a Mecklenburg-Strelitz holiday home. The lakes are ideal for fishing and boating as well as nature spotting and birdwatching. The area is home to many endangered species with numerous plants providing a natural habitat for wildlife and migratory flocks of birds. Walking, cycling and horseback riding can all be enjoyed in this unspoilt area. More adventurous visitors can go diving, angling, play golf or go parachuting and sailing. Hire a boat and explore the lakes at your leisure, go fishing and swimming or enjoy some of the local water sports such as windsurfing and sailing.

Places to Visit Around Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany

The Muritz National Park in the Seenplatte is a delightful area to visit from Mecklenburg-Strelitz holiday rentals. The park is home to Germany’s second largest lake, called Lake Mueritz. There are several wildlife reserves: the Feldberge Seenlandschaft, the Mecklenburgische Schweiz and the Nossentiner/Schwinzer Heide along with the Elbe River Country UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Schwerin is the cultural and political centre of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and has a fairytale castle and many other attractions including museums, shops and restaurants. Castles, festivals, theatres and sports events keep visitors busy in this welcoming and hospitable area. The Kleinsee to the southeast leads on to the towns of Neustrelitz, Lychen and Templin. Around this area there are many fine mansions and a Schloss as well as parks, markets and a Tiergarten, once a ducal hunting ground.

Weather in Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany

Mecklenburg-Strelitz holiday rentals enjoy warm sunny summers and cold snowy winters. Temperatures in June and July reach an average 21°C (70°F) while winters drop below freezing from December to March. The area has rainfall throughout the year which falls as snow in the winter months and has 7-8 hours of sunshine on average in the summer.

Travel to Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Germany

The nearest airports serving holiday rentals in Mecklenberg-Strelitz are Berlin Tegel (TXL) Airport and Berlin Schonefeld (SXF) Airport which are just over 100 km away. Most international airlines fly to Berlin from all over Europe and the world. Budget airlines flying from the UK to Berlin include easyJet, Ryanair, BMI British Midland and British Airways making it very easy to reach the area. From Berlin it is an easy drive to Mecklenburg-Strelitz along the E26 for about 127km.

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