On the Jasmund peninsula, lies the town of Sassnitz, whose Nationalpark Jasmund was added to the list of UNESCO World-Heritage Sites in 2011. Relaxation, fresh sea breeze and good food, are taken seriously here. Alongside this, you can also go and take a look atculturally significant sights.
The nearest airport is Rostock-Laage which lies 163 kilometres away from Sassnitz. However, the best way to reach the town is by train via the main railway station in Stralsund. Several ICE, EC or IC trains connect the region with the most important cities in Germany. The Ostsee-Express regularly travels from Berlin main railway station to Stralsund. Ferry boats from Trelleborg, Rönne and St Petersburg dock at Sassnitz.
In a park in the Dwasiedener Wald, you will find the remains of the des Schlosses Dwasieden. The ruins of the castle bear witness to an impressive history.
In the Nationalpark Jasmund, you should definitely walk to the prominent point at 118 metres in height: the Kreidefelsen Königsstuhl „chalk cliff formations of Königsstuhl“. From here you will be awarded with a breathtaking view of the Baltic Sea.
In the Fischerei- und Hafenmuseum „Fishing and Harbour Museum“ the history of fishing and of the old harbour in Sassnitz will be presented to you in a detailed manner. You can also see the fish cutter boat here and the British submarine HMS Otus.
In the Kreidemuseum Gummanz, Europe ́s only chalk museum, you can go and visit original appliances used for extracting chalk. The museum is located not far from Sassnitz nearto Sagard and it also offers you advice about findings for those of you who collect fossils.
An ambitious cinema programme is shown every Friday by the Verein Lichtspiele in the Grundtvighaus.
The Altstadtbrasserie offers hearty cuisine from the region in a cosy atmosphere. In terms of prices, this restaurant ranks as one of the top third. The rump steak in pepper cream sauce with fresh mushrooms is highly recommended.