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Two cyclists pushing their bikes on a wooden walkway on the beach, beach chairs in the background

The Baltic Sea Cycle Path II

Lübeck nach Stralsund

8 Days / 7 Nights
Two cyclists pushing their bikes on a wooden walkway on the beach, beach chairs in the background

This wonderful cycle tour starts in the northern German city of Lübeck. Before you cycle along the Baltic Sea, you still have enough time to explore Lübeck and its sights. Take a leisurely stroll through the old town, which offers a lot of culture. The impressive brick buildings will immediately catch your eye.

You should definitely visit the Marienkirche, the Holstentor and the Lübeck town hall. Would you like a break? Numerous shops and nice restaurants invite you to take a stroll and enjoy yourself. After the city trip, it’s time to hop on the saddle! Then you pedal towards Stralsund.

The Baltic Sea cycle tour runs through the incomparable coastal landscape of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. You cycle comfortably along fine sandy beaches and old seaside resorts. Enchanting fishing villages line the beautiful cycle route along the Baltic Sea.

What awaits you? A unique landscape, imposing cliffs and impressive pine forests. The cultural aspect plays a special role on this trip: important Hanseatic cities and numerous tourist attractions will delight you on the way from Lübeck to Stralsund.

  • Wismar: The Hanseatic city of Wismar is one of the most beautiful cities in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Stroll through the city and enjoy the charm and flair of the area. Culture tip: the market square with its magnificent buildings is definitely worth a visit!
  • Incomparable landscape: On the cycle path along the Baltic Sea, one thing is very special: nature! Between charming fishing villages and rich Hanseatic cities, you can explore the landscape of the Baltic Sea. Lighthouses, coasts, old manor houses and churches line the way. Like in a picture book!

Do you prefer leisurely tours? Then this cycle tour from Lübeck to Stralsund is perfect for you! The cycle route leads through flat and partly slightly hilly terrain. In total, you will cycle around 335 kilometres along the Baltic Sea over eight days. If you need a break in between, you can also shorten individual cycling stages by train. What are you waiting for? Let’s go!

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Itinerary at a glance

The marketplace of the Hanseatic city of Wismar is as charming as the beautiful nature along the Baltic Sea. You'll pass lighthouses and fishing villages, hop on the historic narrow-gauge railway Molli, and soon catch sight of Stralsund.

You start the tour in the magnificent old Hanseatic city of Lubeck which was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

First through the spa town of Travemunde and then along the Baltic Sea coast. Cycling through the Brooker Wald nature reserve to Boltenhagen. From the cliffs you have a great view over the entire bay.

Mostly following the banks you cycle to the Hanseatic city of Wismar. Poel island with its long sandy beaches and the historic city walls dating back to the Thirty Years’ War is worth a visit.

On your way to Kuhlungsborn you will see cliff lines as well as wonderful beaches. Stroll through the English park Kamp in Bad Doberan or board the train „Molli“ that takes you to the beach.

In Warnemunde you should sit at the widest sandy beach of the Baltic Sea coast. Wustrow is located on a peninsula called „Fischland-Dars“ which used to be the border between Mecklenburg and Pomerania.

Today´s stage leads you through the hinterland to Warnemünde. Main attraction is its lighthouse which you can already see fro far away. You can step up a 30m high platform and enjoy the view of land and sea. Also worth a visit is the 530 m long jetty or the fishing houses, ships and yachts in the “Old Stream”, before you go by ferry (not incl.) to the high dune, through the heather of Rostock and the “Fishland” of Darß. Natural woods which reach until the beaches, fenlands and ulna fractures, sandbars and small islands wait to be discovered.

From far away you’ll see the three towers of the Hanseatic city of Stralsund. Its former importance as a trading city can still be seen in the old town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Route information


Mainly on level ground, sometimes slightly hilly, mostly on quiet country roads, cycle paths, field and forest trails, occasionally on sandy tracks, concreted paths and on cobblestone. The route is not always along the coast but takes frequent swings into the varied countryside further inland.

Prices and dates

Category A: hotels on a 3***- and 4****-level
Category B: hotels on a 2**- and 3***-level

Prices per person in EUR

Services & Information

Further details about this tour


  • Accommodation in your selected category
  • Breakfast
  • Luggage transfer
  • Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English, Dutch, French)
  • 1 ferry ride Wismar – Island Poel incl. your bike (only Cat A)
  • 1 train ride with the “Bäderbahn Molli” Kühlungsborn – Heiligendamm incl. your bike (only Cat A)
  • GPS-data
  • Service hotline


  • Bike rental, including rental bike insurance
  • Return transfer by minibus to Lübeck every Saturday and Sunday, costs EUR 89 per person, extra EUR 39 for your own bike, to be paid for in advance, reservation is necessary.


Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Lübeck train station
  • Hamburg airport
  • Public multi-storey car park at Lübeck, approx. EUR 10 per day, no reservation possible

Things to note

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
  • Ferry Travemünde – Priwall and Warnemünde – Hohe Düne not incl. approx. EUR 3 per person incl. bike
  • Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
  • This tour is a partner tour.
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