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Warnemunde is a seaside resort north of Hanseatic city Rostock
Warnemunde is a seaside resort north of Hanseatic city Rostock
Warnemunde is a seaside resort  and a district north of Hanseatic city of  Rostock, to which it is administratively attached. It lies at the mouth of the Warnow, which gave it its name, and overlooks the Baltic Sea. Its long and  wide beaches are among the largest in Germany. This small town is known for its small fishing port, the sale of fresh fish live boats and its promenade lined with restaurants.

is a district in the north of the Hanseatic city of Rostock in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania,Germany . It was first mentioned in 1195 in Danish documents. Since 1323 it belongs to Rostock. For centuries Warnemunde was mainly a small harbor and fishing village, On June 26, 1886 the railway connection to Rostock and Berlin and the mail steamer connection to Gedser in Denmark were opened, first with the paddle steamers Kaiser Wilhelm and King Christian. 1903 opened the new station beyond the old stream and the railway ferry Warnemunde-Gedser, which also carried cars from 1926. Since 1971 the Hotel Neptun is located directly on the Baltic Sea beach.
Today  the Warnemünde   has become a place of pilgrimage for visitors from the Scandinavian countries. the widest sandy beach on the German Baltic Sea coast.
Every summer, the Warnemunde Week and the Hanse Sail take place in the district, each attracting around one million visitors. In addition, Warnemunde is Germany’s most important cruise port.

Access : Coordinates: 54.166667, 12.083333 / By bus : From Rostock Eurolines offers daily bus connections to Copenhagen as well as via Berlin to Dresden. Departures for these lines start at the ferry terminal in Uberseehafen or at the interchange Dierkower Kreuz in the northeast of the city. Since April 25, 2013, the bus company FlixBus also serves a line from Berlin ZOB to Rostock. Stops are Rostock ZOB (place of friendship), S-Bahn Warnemunde-Werft and Warnemunde-Strand /

By car : Rostock can be reached via the A20 motorway on the Baltic Sea. If you leave the junction Rostock-West, you can quickly reach the district of Ostseebad Warnemunde on a freeway. From the south, the A19 leads to Rostock. This motorway leads through the toll Warnow Tunnel under the Warnow on the expressway towards Warnemunde. For the easy passage with a motorcycle or car one pays 4.20 € from May to October, the remaining year 3.40 € /
By bicycle : The Berlin-Copenhagen Cycle Route passes through Rostock.The Baltic Sea Cycle Route surrounds the entire Baltic Sea and also leads through Warnemunde./

By boat : There are popular ferry services from Rostock harbor to Gedser in Denmark and Trelleborg in Sweden. Scandlines travels the Rostock – Gedser line with up to 10 departures daily. A crossing takes about 2 hours,There are two companies on the Rostock – Trelleborg line. Stenaline usually rides three times a day, with a night ferry at 22:45. the Finnish company Silja Line has been carrying out regular ferry services between the port of Rostock and St. Petersburg. regular direct high-speed connections to the ports of Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.

By cruise ship : The cruise port or Warnemunde Cruise Center is located on the other bank of the Warnow in the seaside resort of Warnemunde ,  By plane : Rostock has an international airport : Rostock Laage. / The Warnemunde Cruise Center was opened in 2005. In 2018, the cruise port recorded over 200 cruise ship arrivals from 44 ships in Warnemunde and the Rostock overseas port.

Highlights :

  • Alter Strom, Am Strom 70, 18119 Warnemunde, Rostock,The Old Stream Warnemunde’s boulevard the Alter Strom is a street full of Scenic views of the port and an enormous beach at the end. Locals and tourists like to stroll along the fishing boats and the chic little houses in every season,This street is awash with restaurants, bars and shops and has a wonderful view over the the river.
    beautifully restored captain’s houses, nostalgic shops and cozy restaurants.
  • Leuchtturm Warnemunde-Warnemunde Lighthouse, Am Leuchtturm, 18111 Warnemunde , The well-known landmark of the seaside resort was put into operation in 1898.
  • “Warnminner Umgang”, the fish market or the Alexandrinenstra?e,On the eastern side of the “Old Stream” it starts right at the historic station bridge and pulls up on the weekends to the clubhouse of the Warnemunde Sailing Club e.V. It is then open from 8 am to 6 pm.
  • Strand Warnemunde ,The beach of Warnemunde , The shallow water in the shore area is ideal for families with children. With a width of up to 200 meters, it is also considered the widest on the Baltic Sea coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
  • Warnemunde Church – St Christopher,Kirchenstr. 1, 18119 Warnemunde, Warnemunde Church is a neogothic building and It was built from 1866 to 1871 and is the church of the parish Warnemunde in the provost Rostock in the church district Mecklenburg the Evangelical Lutheran Church in northern Germany.
  • Heimatmuseum Warnemunde , Alexandrinenstr. 31, 18119 Warnemunde, The Heimatmuseum Warnemunde is a folklore museum in the district of Warnemunde in the Hanseatic city of Rostock.The exhibition includes exhibits on the history of fishing and seafaring, on the pilotage and the rescue of the sea, here in detail about the history and the biography of the pilot commander Stephan Jantzen. A section of the exhibition shows the development of Warnemunde from the fishing to the seaside resort.
    April to October Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00,November to March Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00,Entrance Fees :Adults € 4.00,Children (0-5 years free, 6-17 years) 2.00 €
  • Brunnen Warnminner Umgang,Alexandrinenstr. 50, fountain with 19 bronze sculptures by Wolfgang Friedrich representing a procession of 19 people with a small stream of water.
  • Die Warnemunder Molen – East and west mole, Auf der Westmole, 18119 Warnemunde, on the Westmole, you can walk about 550 meters out to sea,a sheltered spot at the Westmole enjoying views of the harbor entrance and the beacon of the Ostmole.The popular Ostmole leads its visitors in wind and weather for about a kilometer across the Baltic Sea. As on the Westmole, the path on the Ostmole to the Molenspitze is smoothly paved.Enjoy walks along the pier to see the Standing Woman statue and the green beacon
  •  Warnemunde Kur Park, Schulstrasse 10, Warnemunde,The park is surrounded by stately old houses,Plenty of big trees, walking paths and benches. walking towards the sea and turn to the right in the direction of the light tower.
  • Kirchplatz, Kirchplatz 1, The church square in Warnemunde is the central square of the seaside resort. The Evangelical Lutheran Church rises here in the sky. On the front of the church is the newly designed church square. He was extensively renovated by 2015. The parking in front of the church disappeared, so that the place is now only accessible to pedestrians.
  • Teepott , Am Leuchtturm, The teapott seafront centre is one of the most popular photo opportunities in Warnemunde. The striking structure allows an excellent view of the beach and the harbor entrance Warnemunde. It houses a cafe, a bar, restaurants and more.2 euro to go to the top (approx 134 steps) Views are fantastic!
  • Das sudliche Firmament – The southern firmament , Am Strom 4 , The southern firmament stands at the southern end of the Old Stream. From the lighthouse one can walk here in less than ten minutes. The work was designed by Helmtrud Nystrm in 1999. It shows a globe standing on a pedestal of gray granite.
  • Die Warnemunder Woche , Warnemunde Week is an international sailing event in the Baltic Sea resort of Warnemunde. The nine-day maritime competition taking place during the first full week of July will take place off the Warnemunde coast on the Mecklenburg Bay of the Baltic Sea and annually attracts around 2,000 sailors from 30 nations. This makes it the third largest regatta event in Germany after the Kieler Woche and the Travemunder Woche.
  • sculptures : “Liebespaar” bronze sculpture of a woman’s body Seestrasse 8 | Am 4. Dunenaufgang / sculpture “Windspiel” , Seestrasse 12 | Am 5. Dunenaufgang , modern It depicts the points on a compass with a rotating centre./ sculpture “Lotsenehrung” Am Leuchtturm, 18119 Warnemunde / sculpture “Mowenflug” Seepromenade 19 | Neben dem 11. Dunenaufgang / sculpture “Drei Klaashahns” Alexandrinenstr. 4 /
    sculpture “Pony” , Stephan-Jantzen-Park | Zwischen dem Park und dem Hotel Neptun / sculpture “Die Mowen” Am Strom 56, Warnemunde / sculpture “Die Badende” Seestrasse 18 | Hinter dem Kurhaus / sculpture Orpheus ,Seestrasse 18 / sculpture “Die Welle” ,Am Strom 67 / “Nordliches Firmament” , Am strom 123 / Sculpture “Insel der Frauen”,Am strom 35 /
  •  Edvard Munch House ,Am Strom 53 | D-18119 Warnemunde , the home of Edvard Munch notable Norwegian Painter who lived and worked in this town. Edvard Munch is known to most by his painting “The scream”.
  • Esperanza – Statue in Warnemunde,at the top of the Mittelmole, gracefully and gracefully, and literally bears hope in her name: Esperanza. Esperanza in Spanish means “Hope”, “Hope” like “Confidence”. It can also be translated as “Aussicht”, which gives the name of the sculpture in Warnemunde a double meaning.
  • Stephan Jantzen Park, In 1874 the park was founded as the cemetery of Warnemunde.The Stephan Jantzen Park, with the old Warnemunde Cemetery, is a piece of old Warnemunde! One finds here the monument to all the men and women who stayed at sea. Today the STEPHAN-JANTZEN-PARK is used by people of all ages

Activities : Baltic mini-cruise / cruises in the North and Baltic Sea / swimming / Beach, spa promenade / spa house / casino / photo opportunities / City tour round trip in the double decker Cabrio bus / hiking /  cycling

Events : Hanse Sail Festival of Sailing Ships is held each year in July and August in Warnemunde./Every year, the Warnemunde Week ( Warnemunder Woche ) takes place, where up to one million visitors find their way to the Warnow.

Go next : Bad Doberan with Heiligendamm / Gustrow / Hamburg / Kuhlungsborn / Rugen / Schwerin / Wismar / Usedom

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