If you thought Germany is not at all right for a holiday by the water, you must have not heard of the islands of Rugen and Usedom... these two German Baltic Sea Islands have some great sandy beaches and historic seaside resorts that will definitely convince you of their charm in no time. The island of Rugen is the largest one and also has the most hours of sunshine. As for activities, from a holiday home in Rugen and Usedom you can set off on a cycling tour, explore the area by bike or on foot, enjoy the sandy beaches, even go fishing. Stralsund is a key city here, and its historic streets will inspire your imagination every step of the way. These islands have actually been an inspiration source for many artists over the years, so an inspiring holiday on Rugen and Usedom is just unique.
To get into the details of a holiday on Rugen and Usedom, there are a few points to be mentioned when it comes to each of these sunny islands of Germany. Thus, the Rugen Island is Germany's largest island, often considered the most beautiful one of this country as well. The chalk cliffs here and the sandy beaches create a glamorous and also graceful setting for those who love swimming and water sports, relaxing on the beach and walking on old boulevards that lead to beautiful lakes. The city of Putbus is considered to be the cultural center of this island, dotted with specific cafes and restaurants to complete the menu with specials of a fabulous vacation by the sea in Germany.
This island used to be called “the bathtub of Berlin”, and it is a perfect place for bathing and laying in the sun, for relaxing by the sea and for enjoying the 40 kilometers of white, sandy beaches to be found here. The water here is shallow, the beaches are clean, the atmosphere is great and the nature and peace that wrap up your soul in a serene sense of tranquility are more than defining on the Bodden side. The inland part of Usedom is also great to be explored, with churches, villages, wind mills and lakes to enchant your senses and set you off on a new adventure every day. A holiday home in Rugen and Usedom is though an ideal choice for all those looking to explore the magic of the Baltic Sea.