You are looking for free time activities for all the family – no matter how young or old? Along the Baltic Sea there are offers for everyone and something new to discover every day.
Rostock Zoo is worth visiting all year round. You can go on a discovery tour in the park, experience fascinating adventures and get close up with more than 4,000 animals in more than 400 species from all over the world.
Rest and relax under old trees in more than 138 acres of wood and park area. Witness the result of
the ongoing change from a former deer garden to the largest zoo along the Baltic coast, which started
more than 100 years ago.
Make sure you pay a visit to the big cat enclosures with the meerkats as "lodgers", a sea bird aviary 2,500 square meters big and fully accessible for visitors, adventure playgrounds and pets' corner just to mention a few of the highlights.
In Viking times Hedeby (German: Haithabu) used to be one of the most important settlements in the north of Europe. The Hedeby Viking Museum near Schleswig exhibits numerous artefacts from archaeological excavations.
In the big ship's hall you will find a longship which was discovered in the harbour of Hedeby. The
medieval city of Hedeby used to be a pulsating early trading place built in a historical semicircle.
Since 2005 findings have been used to reconstruct dwellings in their original positions.
The Viking museum Hedeby is located in the south banks of the river Schlei at a place called Haddebyer Noor.
Amongst other activities the museum offers guided tours explaining both the finished and yet unfinished reconstructions of the houses.
The themepark HANSA-PARK in Sierksdorf in the Bay of Luebeck is the biggest of its kind in Schleswig-Holstein and has fun and action on offer for all the family.
More than 120 rides await adventurers big and small in lovingly built and set up theme worlds. TORRE DEL
MAR – the biggest flying swing ride in the world – takes you in a free flying track 70 metres above the
ground with a maximum diameter of 30 m at nearly 44 mph.
The water bobsled RIO DORADO in Sierksdorf is the only one in Germany's theme parks while the rollercoaster ride THE CURSE OF NOVGOROD is a must have for all adrenalin junkies. This ultimate ride will catapult pessengers up to a hight of 35 metres in unbelievable 1.4 seconds at 60 mph at 90 degrees and down at 97 degrees.
Calm down and relax in 114 acres of park area directly by the sea and experience horticultural skills and displays at its finest. Don't miss the lively shows, international top class artistry, breathtaking and life risking acrobatics as well as beautiful dances in North Germany's biggest and most successful theatre of its kind. The vibrant HANSA-PARK Parade with up to 60 actors in dazzling fancy costumes certainly marks the highlight of every day.
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