Beaches

Jumping into the lake

Germany Holidays: Mecklenburg’s live-aboard waterways

A little-known world of lakes and waterways lies pillowed in rolling agricultural land north of Berlin. A bit of adventure, a bit of history, and a lot of nature.

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Germany holidays: the Iron Curtain Trail

A new long-distance cycle route follows the former dividing line between east and west, and passes some uncomfortable souvenirs on its way.

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Chalk cliffs on Rügen

Germany Holidays: Beautiful Baltic Beaches

Beaching it, up north. Germany’s Baltic Coast is full of character, white beaches and opportunities to relax and unwind.

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An FKK beach on the Baltic coast

Germany Holidays: Get your kit off

Nakedness and Germany go together like…Curry and Wurst. But the FKK – Freikörperkultur – is beginning to lose its hold on a nation that is relaxed about public nudity.

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Molli in Bad Doberan

Germany Holidays: the Molli

The Molli is a delightful steam train created by the east German aristocracy to take them from Bad Doberan to their favourite Baltic resorts.

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