Mecklenburg, Brandenburg and BerlinMarina Wolfsbruch RETURN via Malchow

7nt Marina Wolfsbruch RETURN via Malchow

7 nights | 194.70km | 8 locks | Approx. 16 hrs 45 mins of cruising

After visiting Rheinsberg and its stunning castle, this 7 night suggested itinerary takes you into the heart of the Mecklenberg lake district, giving you the opportunity to find a few secluded spots to anchor in and enjoy some time swimming. You’ll cruise across Lake Müritz, exploring its lakeside towns, tasting freshly caught fish and great local cuisine as you go and you’ll travel as far as the popular summer resort of Malchow, where you’ll soak up the lively summer vibe and explore a variety of fascinating historical sights.

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Suggested Itinerary

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DAY 1: Arrive Marina Wolfsbruch

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Arrive at base

2pm - 5pm

After you have arrived and checked-in, we'll show you to your boat as quickly as possible. Spend time settling in, freshen up and await your pre-departure briefing which will be given by one of our base technicians. They will familiarise you with the boat’s domestic systems and give you a hands-on demonstration of the boat controls and how to operate it. They will make sure you are comfortable and confident controlling the boat, as well as navigating the waterway, before you set off.

Explore Marina Wolfsbruch

5pm - 6:30pm

You’re on vacation! So why not ‘kick-start’ it by soothing away the stresses of everyday life? The Precise Resort hotel in Marina Wolfsbruch has a beautiful indoor pool and wellness spa which you can pay to use, so you could enjoy a relaxing swim and sauna, or even a massage. Bookings required for treatments: +49 33921 88714 | [email protected] | precisehotels.com/rheinsberg

If you haven’t already, you may wish to use this time to stock up on provisions for the week. The nearest supermarket is located in Rheinsberg, which is a 15 minute drive away (if you have your car with you). Or, if you have brought enough provisions with you for your first night, you’ll be in Rheinsberg tomorrow on your boat, so you could go shopping then instead.

Dinner at Restaurant Brigg, Marina Wolfsbruch

7:30pm - 9.30pm

Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner with a beautiful view of Marina Wolfsbruch at this hotel's restaurant. Afterwards, you may like to retire to the Clipper Bar to enjoy the live music and order a cocktail to celebrate the start of your vacation. Bookings are advised in peak season. +49 33921 87 | precisehotels.com

Overnight in Marina Wolfsbruch

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Marina Wolfsbruch > Rheinsberg

9am - 10am

Approx. 1hr | 0 locks

Explore Rheinsberg

10am - 12noon

From the lake, you will see the imposing Rheinsberg Castle by the water, surrounded by lush green forests – be sure to get some good photographs before you moor. This Rococo-style building was once home to the Prussian King, Frederick the Great. You can visit the castle and the museum and take a stroll in its beautifully designed gardens - you’ll be able to get a taste of why King Frederick described his years at Rheinsberg as the 'happiest of his life'. Afterwards, head to the small town center, with its pretty painted houses and lovely shops. If you didn’t get the opportunity yesterday, there are several big supermarket here to stock up with supplies.

Lunch at Zum Fischerhof, Rheinsberg

12noon - 1pm

Enjoy a wonderful meal at this quaint restaurant serving delicious freshly-caught fish from the local lakes.  Sit outside on the terrace, cold German beer in hand, and overlook the beautiful lake. Bookings are advised: +49 33931 39586

Rheinsberg > Lake Labussee

1:15pm - 3:15pm

Approx. 2hrs | 2 locks

Drop anchor in Lake Labussee

3:15pm - 4:30pm

Find a good place to drop anchor and enjoy swimming from your boat. And if you added some stand-up paddle boards to your booking, this is the opportunity to get them in the water and have some fun. The big lakes of Mecklenburg are your playground this week.

Lake Labussee > Mirow

4:30pm - 6:30pm

Approx. 2hrs | 1 Lock

Dinner at Alte Schlossbrauerei, Mirow

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Jutting out into the Mirower See, Castle Island is home to a fantastic restaurant where a vaulted cellar is the remarkable and unique setting. Or you could dine outside on their beautiful lake-side terrace with spectacular views over the lake. Enjoy superbly prepared, locally inspired cuisine with a good wine selection. To book: 039833-20346 | alte-schlossbrauerei.de

Overnight in Mirow

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Explore Mirow

9am - 12noon

Mirow is the birthplace of Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen Consort of George III of the United Kingdom. This aristocratic heritage is reflected in Mirow’s most memorable landmark, the spectacular Castle Island. Taking a stroll around the charming island, you’ll be able to discover the magnificent Baroque Mirow Castle with its elegant castle grounds and its adjoining chapel.

Mirow > Lake Sumpfsee

12noon - 1pm

Approx. 1hr | 1 lock

Lunch on board, Lake Sumpfsee

1pm - 3:30pm

Find somewhere on the lake to drop anchor and enjoy the quiet seclusion of the water. If your boat has a barbecue (or if you have added one to your booking) then why not fire it up and enjoy cooking and dining on your sundeck, while admiring the view. After lunch, take some time to enjoy each other's company on deck, sunbathe and cool off with a refreshing dip in the lake.

Lake Sumpfsee > Röbel

3:30pm - 5pm

Approx. 1hr 30mins | 0 locks

After about 30 minutes, you'll reach the south entrance to Lake Müritz, the largest lake in the region.

Dinner at Restaurant & Hotel Seglerheim, Röbel

7:30pm - 9:30pm

You'll find fresh home-cooked food and super friendly staff at this relexed hotel and restaurant situated right on the water's edge. Enjoy great views of Lake Muritz from the restaurant's sun terrace. Bookings recommended: +49 39931 59181 | seglerheim-roebel-mueritz.de

Overnight in Röbel

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Explore Röbel

9am - 11am

You’ll find cafés and restaurants on the promenade and the old town center, with its alleys and colorful half-timbered houses, is well worth a wander around. If you’re feeling the need to dip into the regions rich history, you can also explore the town's two picturesque churches of St. Marien and St. Nikolai. Or take a trip to the Engelscher Hof, a half-timbered former synagogue that recalls the area’s Jewish history.

Röbel > Waren

11am - 1pm

Approx. 2hrs | 0 locks

Lunch at Müritzfischer-Fischerhof, Waren

1pm - 2pm

You'll struggle to taste anything fresher and more deliscious than a 'fisherman's roll' served at this busy fishing venue with rustic outdoor seating, overlooking the lake. Washed down with a beer, this makes for the pefect lunchtime pit stop. 

Explore Waren

2pm - 6pm

You’ll love Waren’s Mediterranean flair and lively promenade. The pedestrian zone has an abundance of shops and is only a few minutes’ walk away from the promenade. Stroll through the old cobblestone streets and discover the many picturesque buildings in the city center, including all the old wooden houses. You can also visit the Müritzeum, with a mix of 'natural history' and 'aquarium', to learn more about the interesting past of this fascinating region.

Dinner at Restaurant & Cafe Leddermann, Waren

7:30pm - 9:30pm

This popular restaurant is located at the edge of the attractive marina of Waren, a short way beyond the other restaurants. Noted by many as the best restaurant in the area, the menu is very moderately priced with an excellent wine selection. The desserts are equally exceptional. Bookings are a must: +49 3991 7796240 | restaurant-leddermann.de

Overnight in Waren

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Waren > Malchow

9am - 11:15am

Approx. 2hrs 15mins | 0 locks

Lunch at Al Porto, Malchow

12noon - 1:30pm

This relaxed and friendly Italian restuarant comes highly-rated and is right by the water, with an outdoor terrace to dine on. Enjoy delicious pizza, pasta and ice-cream to die for! alportomalchow.de

Explore Malchow

1:30pm - 6pm

Malchow is one of the top destinations in the Mecklenburg Lake District and it's well worth spending some time here. Discover its historic old town center, a huge windmill (which you can tour inside after 11am) and an impressive abbey. The principle landmark of the town is a 15 meter long revolving bridge, linking the island to the shore.

Dinner at Der Grieche am See, Malchow

7:30pm - 9:30pm

Enjoy delicious Greek cuisine served by attentive staff in this unassuming little restaurant that has the most wonderful, pretty and cozy outside courtyard. Be sure to book as they can get busy... and for good reason! +49 39932 543779 | dergriecheamsee.de

Overnight in Malchow

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Malchow > Klink

9am - 11:15pm

Approx. 2hrs 15mins | 0 locks

Lunch at Kells Muritzer Bauernmarkt, Klink

12noon - 2pm

The restaurant at this famers' market will spoil you with delicious dishes, prepared from regional products. Then you can finish off your lunch with a sweet treat from the ice cream parlour, followed by a ‘browse’ of the market's wide range of produce, regional handicraft products, home accessories and souvenirs. kells.de

Explore Klink

2pm - 3pm

If you have time after shopping at Kells, stroll past Klink Castle (now a hotel, but an impressive and very attractive building - worthy of a photo or two) and then down to the small beach at the lake's edge. Enjoy a paddle and chill for a while before your onward cruise. 

 

Klink > Rechlin

3:30pm - 5pm

Approx. 1hr 30mins | 0 locks

Dinner at Wiepeldorn - Restaurant und Hofcafé, Rechlin

7:30pm - 9:30pm

While there are restaurants closer to your moorings in the center of Rechlin, this restaurant is worth making the effort to get to. It's a 5 minute taxi ride, 10 minute bike ride or a 45 minute walk to the other side of the lake. You'll be rewarded with super tasty, creative food which receives consistently high ratings. Booking recommended: +4939923718023 | wiepeldorn.de

If you don't fancy making the journey, then try Hafengaststaette Moewennest, a much closer lakeside restaurant with a patio, offering a lengthy menu of burgers, steaks & German staples. For bookings: +49 39823 279916 | hafengaststaette-moewennest.de

Overnight in Rechlin

Breakfast on board

8am - 9am

Explore Müritz National Park or Rechlin Nord

9am - 12noon

Rechlin is the largest municipality in the Müritz-Röbel region and lies at the southernmost entrance to the Müritz National Park. The National Park is abundant with water and bird life to discover and is best reached and explored by bike (if you have added bike rental to your booking). 

Alternatively, you may wish to visit the Aviation Technical Museum, just an 10 minute cycle to the north of central Rechlin... in 'Rechlin Nord'. This used to be the location of the Luftwaffe's main testing ground for new aircraft designs in Nazi Germany. You can see aircraft and examples of aviation technology from the two World Wars and the Soviet era. luftfahrttechnisches-museum-rechlin.de

 

Lunch at Captain's Inn, Rechlin Nord/Hafendorf

12pm - 1:30pm

After your bike ride in the National Park, or after visiting the Aviation Museum, we recommend staying in Rechlin Nord/Hafendorf for lunch, before returning to your boat in Rechlin. The Captain's Inn is located by the marina with a cozy, maritime ambience and serves regional cuisine, international wines and Lübzer or Duckstein beer. hafendorf-mueritz.de/ausgehen/captains-inn

Rechlin > Marina Wolfsbruch

2pm - 5:45pm

Approx. 3hrs 45mins | 4 locks

Dinner at Zum Hühnerhof, near Marina Wolfsburch

7:30pm - 9:30pm

After a 15 minute walk from Marina Wolfsbruch, in the little neighboring village of Kleinzerland, you’ll find this friendly, family-run garden restaurant and guest house. It exudes a cozy, welcoming ambience, with a lovely inner courtyard. Bookings in advance are essential. +493392170272 | um-hühnerhof.de

Overnight in Marina Wolfsbruch

Breakfast on board

7:30am - 8:30am

Enjoy your final breakfast on board before tidying and vacating your boat by 9am (unless you have booked and paid for a late-checkout)

Depart Marina Wolfsbruch

9am