Isle of Rugen Walking Holidays
Start: Stralsund

Your Itinerary

Isle of Rugen Self-Guided Walking Holiday
Self-Guided | Individual | 8 days | 7 nights | From £579 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

Difficulty Scale

Day-by-Day Walking Holiday Itinerary

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

Map & Route Information

Route Profile
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?

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Tour Route Map

Tour Information

Holiday Information

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.

Available services

- 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
– Service-Hotline

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Travel Information

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.

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Your Prices

Isle of Rugen, 8 days, 7 nights

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Holiday Price: From £579
Single Supplement: £149

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