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Cheap flights to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, also known as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a federated state in northern Germany, the sixth largest state by area in the country and the least densely populated. Its capital city is Schwerin, and other major cities include Neubrandenburg, Rostock, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar, and Güstrow. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a popular destination for inner-German tourism, with its main tourist regions include the Rügen and Usedom islands, the cities of Stralsun and Wismar, and the seaside resorts of Binz, Boltenhagen, and Graal-Müritz.

What to see & do

Jasmund National Park - This nature reserve in the Jasmund peninsula northeast of Rügen Island is famous for the largest chalk cliffs in the country called Königsstuhl or 'King's Chair'. The cliffs reach up to 161 metres high above the Baltic Sea. The beech forest in the park is home to several rare plants, animals, and swamp-like ponds. A large variety of birds such as the White-tailed eagle, Kingfisher, and the Peregrine Falcon can also be found here.

Schwerin Palace - Schwerin Palace, also called Schwerin Castle and given the nickname Neuschwanstein of the North, is one of the most significant works of romantic Historicism in Europe. It is situated on an island in the Schweriner See, the main lake of Schwerin. The palace served as the residential home of the dukes and grand dukes of Mecklenburg, then later Mecklenburg-Schwerin. It is currently the residence of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state parliament.

Pomeranian State Museum - The Pomeranian State Museum in the University and Hanseatic City of Greifswald in Western Pomerania is devoted to Pomeranian history and arts.

Mecklenburg Lake District - Mecklenburg Lake District or Mecklenburg Lakeland is Central Europe's largest lakeland area. It is also referred to as the land of a thousand lakes, and is located in the central and southern part of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. The area boasts of beautiful landscapes: the perfect backdrop for cycling, hiking, or horseback riding. It is also a great place for birdwatching, being home to a wide variety of local birds, including cranes, sea eagles, and storks. Other animal residents include mammals such as red deer, beavers, raccoons, and otters. Mecklenburg Lake District also offers excellent regional cuisine in its many restaurants and cafes.

How to get around

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern has a well-developed train system, even in smaller towns. Bus service is available but less frequent. Going around by bicycle is an interesting way to travel, but always make sure you stick to the bicycle lanes on main roads and the touristic bikeways such as those alone the Baltic coast and from Berlin to Rostock. Renting a car is also an efficient way to travel.

How to get there

Which airport you will arrive at should depend on which part of the state you wish to travel to. There are a couple of airports that handle international flights: Berlin Tegel Airport in Berlin is served by Air Berlin, Germanwings, Luxair, Hainan Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Vueling, and other airlines, and operates from international cities including Beijing, Madrid, Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Malta, Paris, Abu Dhabi, New York, and Stockholm. Hamburg Airport is located in Hamburg, and also handles many of the international flights coming into the region.

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