Cheap flights to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, also known as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and nicknamed MeckPomm or MV, is a federated state in northern Germany. It is known as the "state of a thousand lakes," with a total of 283 nature reserves, 110 landscape reserves and three of Germany's 14 national parks scattered across the state. It is the sixth largest German state by area, and the least densely populated. It is bounded to the north by the Baltic Sea, to the west by Schleswig-Holstein, to the southwest by Lower Saxony, to the south by Brandenburg, and to the east by the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Its capital city is Schwerin and its largest city is Rostock, with approximately 205,000 people. Mecklenburg-Vorpommern’s major cities include Rostock, Schwerin, Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar, and Güstrow. The University of Rostock and University of Greifswald, established in 1419 and 1456, respectively, are among the oldest universities in Europe that are located in the state. It was also the site of 33rd G8 summit in 2007.

What to see & do

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is one of the top tourist destinations in Germany, with the coastline of the Baltic Sea, including islands like Rügen and Usedom, as well as the Mecklenburg Lake District, which is home to plenty of holiday resorts and unspoiled nature. The state is home to more than 2,000 castles and palaces, including Schwerin Palace, seat of the Landtag. The historic old towns of Stralsund and Wismar are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Some of Germany’s most pristine night skies are found in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, especially in the area near Nationalpark Müritz. The state’s medical tourism is based on the clean air and idyllic settings by the Baltic Sea.

The best dishes to try while you’re in MV are its traditional cuisines, which often include fish, beef, and pork. The city of Rostock has its own type of bratwurst called Rostocker Bratwurst. There’s also the popular dish from Western Pomerania called Bismarck Herring. Cap your delicious meal with a tasty dessert, the famous Rote Grütze. Lübzer Pils is produced by the largest brewery in the state.

How to get around within Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

The state, particularly the city of Rostock, has a good inner-city system of trams, buses, S-Bahn and ferries. The bus system also serves other locations in the surroundings.

How to get there

You can get into the state via air transit through the Airport Rostock-Laage or Rostock–Laage Airport, located near Rostock. It is served by Ryanair from Stockholm Skavsta Airport. The airlines that operate at Rostock–Laage Airport are Germanwings (Cologne/Bonn, Stuttgart) and Lufthansa CityLine-operated Lufthansa Regional (Munich), as well as seasonal flights to and from Antalya, Gran Canaria, Hurghada, Palma de Mallorca, Rhodes, and Tenerife-South via Germania and charter flights to and from Antalya via Tailwind Airlines. You can also fly to Hamburg, Bremen, or Berlin Schönefeld and take the train to Rostock. Other airports in the state include Neubrandenburg Airport in in Trollenhagen, Stralsund Barth Airport at the Baltic Sea, and Rügen Airport in the island of Rügen. You can also get in by Regional-Express (RE) train or the faster IC (InterCity) to Rostock from Hamburg Central Station. The state is accessible by road as well, just take the motorway A1 to Lübeck then A20 to Rostock, if you’re coming from Hamburg or take the A24 in the direction of Hamburg until the A19 crosses it if you’re driving from Berlin. The Berlin Linien Bus also serves the Berlin – Copenhagen route.

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