The state-approved spa goods (Müritz) is located in a beautiful setting right on the lake of the same name, the largest lake in Germany. It is also the tourist center of the Mecklenburg Lake District. Attractions are u. a. the historic old town, the port with passenger shipping, adjacent promenade and numerous dining facilities and the Müritzeum, a nature experience center with a huge freshwater aquarium and exhibits on flora and fauna of the lake district. In the village there are still swimming pools, boat and bike rentals, surf and sailing school and many shops. Waren is the gateway to the Müritz National Park, which can be excellently explored on the well-developed cycle path network (also in combination with passenger shipping). Motorway connection in about 25 km.