Make a holiday rental in Stralsund, Germany your home away from home
Stralsund self-catering accommodation is set in a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. It’s a destination with plenty of history, and is famed for its Brick Gothic architecture, which has earned the old town here UNESCO World Heritage status.
Things to do in Stralsund, Germany
During your stay at self-catering holiday rentals in Stralsund it would be well worth taking a tour of the old town, which in the medieval period was one of the Hanseatic League of trading cities. It was a city with great wealth, and this is reflected by the buildings you can see. The hub of the old town is the Alter Markt square on which you’ll find the beautiful Town Hall, which dates to the 1200s. Also here is the impressive Nikolaikirche, from the 13th and 14th Centuries. There are other spectacular buildings on the square, dating from range of periods, in a variety of styles. The Marienkirche is also in the Gothic style, and its tower can be climbed for exceptional views of the city. For a brief period in the 17th Century it was the world’s tallest building. Another great way to see this beautiful city is by boat, on one of a choice of harbour tours and cruises. Meanwhile there’s a large, modern marina in Stralsund, as well as the Hansedom leisure park, which mixes fun-packed slides and activities for kids with spa and wellness facilities for adults.
Places to visit on holiday in Stralsund, Germany
Also part for the Hanseatic League, and easily reached from you holiday home in Strlasund is the city of Greifswald. For around 150 years until 1815 this city was under Swedish control and today there are a number of interesting sights and attractions to visit. The Pomeranian State Museum is devoted to the region’s artistic and cultural heritage, with a wealth of artefacts and displays. The famous museum in the city also boasts a range of exhibitions and events throughout the year. Alternatively, Rügen, Germany’s largest island can be reached by road and features history, excellent beaches and large expanses of unspoiled natural beauty, such as at the Jasmund National Park.
Weather in Stralsund, Germany
Stralsund is in a temperate climate zone, with a mix of cool and mild weather in winter. Between December and February temperatures tend to hover just above freezing. Summer conditions are generally pleasant, with highs generally reaching 22 or 23 degrees in July and August.
Cheap flights to Stralsund, Germany
Heading from the UK, the best way to get to Stralsund would be to fly with to Hamburg from London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW) Luton (LUT), Birmingham (BHX), Manchester (MAN) with EasyJet, British Airways or Lufthansa. From there’s it’s around two and a half hours by road to Stralsund.