Ruins of Eldena abbey
The impressive ruins of Eldena abbey are about 5 km away in the eastern part of the University and Hanseatic city of Greifswald. As a central motif in the paintings of Caspar David Friedrich, the most famous son of the city, the ruins of the monastery became known and famous worldwide as a symbol of Romanticism.Read more
Old town and museum harbour
The Hanseatic city of Greifswald is one of the most important cities along the European Route of Brick Gothic. A total of nine buildings belong to the legacy of the brick Gothic, including the town hall, the two gabled houses on the market, the three churches in the old town, the ruins of the Eldena monastery, the tower of the fangs and the St. Spiritus cultural center. The 11,000 m² market square, paved with Lusatian granite, displays the heart of the historic old town. Not far away from the old town is Greifswald`s museum harbor situated, with is the largest museum harbor in whole Germany.Read more
The tranquil, approx. 800 year old fishing village Wieck is a district of Greifswald and is located around 5 km outside the city center at the confluence of the Ryck and the Greifswald Bay. The listed village is one of the oldest fishing villages along the northern German Baltic coastline and has been able to retain its maritime charm to this day.Read more
Rathaus am Markt
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The university and Hanseatic city of Greifswald is located 230 km north of Berlin and 100 km east of Rostock. Greifswald can be reached by car, bus or train.
Besides that, there are numerous cycling paths, which can be found in and around Greifswald.