Isle of Rugen Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £569 per person
Walking Tour Highlights
• Explore the unique coastline of Northern Germany
• A quiet and unspoilt area of Europe
• One of the most undiscovered parts of Germany by non-Germans
• Walk through the dunes, forest and beaches
• Varied walking tour for hikers with a good level of basic fitness.
Walking Route Features
The route is varied and leads you either on little side roads, asphalted or sanded forest or dirt paths. The terrain of the island of Rugia is mainly flat to slightly hilly. A basic fitness level is required for daily tours of up to 6 hours walking time.
The approximate difficulty level for this tour
1st Day: Individual journey to Stralsund
From the promenade in Stralsund you can see the island of Rugia on the other side of the Strelasund.
2nd Day: Stralsund – Wittow
In the morning the ferry takes you over to Hiddensee Island. On foot you explore this little car-free island. The route leads across heath area from Neuendorf via Vitte to Kloster. In the afternoon you continue by boat along a placid route to Wittow peninsula.
Details: approx. 4 hours | 14 km | Up 10 m | Down 10 m.
3rd Day: Circular Walk Cape Arkona
You walk along the cliff coast to the northern cape of the island. Parts of the route lead you charmingly along the beach or the tread. From the ‚Jarowarsburg’, a preserved earth rampart, you get a view far across the Baltic Sea.
Details: approx. 4 hours | 16 km | Up 110 m | Down 110 m.
Day 4: Wittow – Sassnitz
In the morning you can either walk along the Bodden or along the Schaabe-beach to Glowe. Cafés and restaurants invite you to a break. Short transfer from Glowe to Königstuhls. From there the route continues via the charming cretaceous coast through Jasmund national park to Sassnitz.
Details: approx. 5 hours | 20 km | Up 220 m | Down 300 m.
5th Day: Sassnitz – Binz/Sellin
After breakfast a Bäder-boat takes you to Binz. In Binz a busy promenade invites for a stroll. From the tower of the hunting château Granitz you are rewarded with a breath taking panoramic view onto the coast and the sea.
Details: approx. 4 hours | 15 km | Up 150 m | Down 150 m.
6th Day: Circular Walk Göhren
You walk along the tread all the way to the beach in Baabe and through the Baabe-heath to Göhren. The route into the South of Mönchsgut peninsula can lead as far as your feet can carry you. Return journey by the ‚Rasende Roland’-train from Göhren to Binz or Sellin.
Details: approx. 3,5 to 5,5 hours | 12 to 22 km | Up 60 m | Down 60 m (depends on route choice)
7th Day: Binz/Sellin – Stralsund
One more time across the ‚Granitz’, then you continue along the Greifswald Bodden to Putbus. This route can be cut short by taking the so-called train ‚Rasender Roland’. Charming walking paths lead you in large parts directly along the Bodden-shores. You take the train from Putbus back to Stralsund.
Details: approx. 5 hours | 19 km | Up 260 m | Down 230 m.
8th Day: Individual departure or extra days
You usually walk on hiking trails and paved bike paths, and along on flat forest and meadow paths and along the beach. Longer distances can be shortened by bus / ship.
Where is the starting point of the holiday?
Tour Route Map
The Isle of Rugen tour stays in pretty 3*** and 4 **** hotels, country hotels and guesthouses. carefully chosen for their location, hospitality and proximity to your tour route.
Your stay includes the daily transfer of luggage to the next hotel and permanent assistance in case of problems.
- 7 overnight stays, breakfast included
– Luggage transfer
– Ferry crossings Stralsund – Hiddensee – Rugia
– Transfer Glowe – Hagen
– Train journey Putbus – Stralsund
– Carefully elaborated route description
– Detailed travel and tour documents
– GPS data available
We recommend flying to Berlin, Bremen or Hamburg and arriving by train to the starting point in Stralsund. For more information, please visit Deutsche Bahn.
By train – To Stralsund Hauptbahnhof, main train station.
Isle of Rugen, 8 days, 7 nights
All prices are per person sharing a double or twin room. A number of single rooms are available at a supplement. This holiday is also bed and breakfast.
2018 Walking Holiday Prices:
Prices are based on seasonal date bands
Season 1: 21.04. – 17.05. | 24.09 – 30.09.2018
Season 2: 18.05. – 22.06. | 10.09 – 23.09.2018
Season 3: 23.06. – 09.09.2018
Any local tourist taxes are not included in the holiday price and are payable at the hotel.
Holiday Price: £569
Single Supplement: £149
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