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List of seaside resorts in Germany

Ahlbeck on Usedom Island - Beach, dunes and promenade of a typical German Baltic seaside resort with regional resort architecture

The following is a list of state-accredited seaside resorts in Germany. They are first sorted by seas (Baltic and North Sea), then by German states (Länder), then by districts (Landkreise). After every resort's name, the officially designated status is mentioned in German language (e.g. "Ostseeheilbad").

For a complete list of inland and coastal spas, see List of spa towns in Germany.


  • Baltic Sea 1
    • Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 1.1
      • Nordwestmecklenburg 1.1.1
      • District and city of Rostock 1.1.2
      • Vorpommern-Greifswald 1.1.3
      • Vorpommern-Rügen 1.1.4
    • Schleswig-Holstein 1.2
      • Lübeck 1.2.1
      • Ostholstein 1.2.2
      • Plön 1.2.3
      • Rendsburg-Eckernförde 1.2.4
      • Schleswig-Flensburg 1.2.5
  • North Sea 2
    • Lower Saxony 2.1
      • Aurich (East Frisia) 2.1.1
      • Cuxhaven (City and district) 2.1.2
      • Friesland (Frisia) 2.1.3
      • Leer (Ostfriesland) 2.1.4
      • Wesermarsch 2.1.5
      • Wittmund (East Frisia) 2.1.6
    • Schleswig-Holstein 2.2
      • Dithmarschen 2.2.1
      • Nordfriesland 2.2.2
      • Pinneberg 2.2.3
  • Historical German seaside resorts 3
    • In modern Lithuania 3.1
    • In modern Poland 3.2
    • In modern Russia 3.3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5
  • References 6

Baltic Sea


Mecklenburg-Vorpommern features Germany's longest coastal area, with a total of 2000 km.[1] A part of the state's coast with its historical spas is promoted as the "German Riviera".


Heiligendamm in Mecklenburg. Founded in 1793, it is the oldest seaside resort of the European continent and the historical founder of resort architecture.

District and city of Rostock


On Usedom Island:

Binz on Rugia Island, one of the most prestigious German spas


On Fischland-Darss-Zingst peninsula:

On Rugia Island:


Columbia Hotel in Travemünde (Lübeck), casino until 2012






North Sea

Lower Saxony

Norderney, first German North Sea resort, founded in 1797 as part of the Kingdom of Prussia.

Aurich (East Frisia)

Cuxhaven (City and district)

Friesland (Frisia)

Leer (Ostfriesland)


Wittmund (East Frisia)



Kampen on Sylt Island


On Sylt Island:


Historical German seaside resorts

In modern Lithuania

Kurhaus Sopot near Danzig around 1900

In modern Poland

In modern Russia

See also

External links

  • Spa association Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (German)
  • Spa association Niedersachsen (German)
  • Spa association Schleswig-Holstein (German)
  • International Association of Top Seaside Resorts, including Heringsdorf


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