Mecklenburg water, land and more
The Mecklenburg Lakescape.
This tour takes you through the heartland of the Mecklenburg Lake District. Starting in Waren, you will cycle the beautiful landscape around the lakes at Strelitz, to the Lakes Müritz, Plau, Petersdor, Kölpin, and Fleesen, and then back to Waren.
1. day Waren arrival
Take-over and adaption of bikes to 5 p.m.
2. day Waren - Neustrelitz 55 km
Your first stage leads you through the Müritz National Park. Along the east bank of Müritz you cycle through this 318 skm large gem. Through broad forests, fens and grasslands your way leads you to Neustrelitz, former residential town of the dukes of Mecklenburg – Strelitz.
3. day Neustrelitz - Wesenberg 45 km
After a visit of market place and Neustrelitz Royal Gardens your cycle through a netting of many little lakes.
4. day Wesenberg - Röbel/Umgebung 48 km
On the brink of Müritz National Park you cycle through mellow hilly landscape back to the Müritz. Visit in Mirow the Schlossinsel and the 3 Königinnen Palais.
5. day Röbel/Umgebung - Plau 40 km
Between the two big lakes Müritz and Plau you cycle overland to Plau. Here too, you will come across many relicts of the long history of this country.
6. day Plau - Malchow 35 km
Today you will cycle further along the west bank of Lake Plau to Karow. From here it isn’t that far to Alt Schwerin. After many buildings of the village were idle, an agrarian historic museum was set up. On the edge of Schwinzer Heath your way leads you to Malchow.
7. day Malchow - Waren 35 km
The last stage leads you through the open landscape in the south from the Oberen Seen. Make a In the afternoon you will reach Waren. Make a break in the nice fishing village Sietwo and have a taste of the fresh smoked fish. A true delicacy. Close to Schloss Klink you will go back by bike to Waren.
8. day Waren departure
After breakfast you bicycle journey ends in Waren.
Individual tours: Here you decide when and with whom you would like to travel. We provide you with detailed tour documents and practical planning tips, and you enjoy our all-in, worry-free package with separate luggage transport throughout your tour.
Guided tours: You can simply get on your bike and enjoy a group holiday (8–20 participants). Your tour guide will take care of everything, and your luggage will be transported separately.
This overview shows you the grade of difficulty for our tours:
In the case of our original Velociped tours, we are the tour operator. We organise and accompany these tours personally.
So that you have an even bigger selection to choose from, we also cover additional routes in collaboration with long-standing partners. With these Velociped partner tours, we are the tour broker.
Prices are per person.
25.04. – 15.05.2020
07.09. – 26.09.2020
16.05. – 06.09.2020
bookable additional nights
- Free parking area in Waren
- Free entrance Müritzeum
- accommodation incl. breakfast
- room with shower/bath/WC
- luggage transport
- map of bike trails with marked route
- detailed route description
- tips for tour preparation
- touristic information
- 7 days hotline service
Below you will find specific information about the Mecklenburg Lakes bike tour. If you have further questions about this trip, you simply call us: Phone: 06421 – 886890.
Arrival by train
Waren is easily accessible from all major cities in Germany by train. Current schedule information and price information can be found at: www.bahn.de.
Parking facilities at the hotel
Parking at our colleagues parking lot in Waren possible. Detailed information on parking at your hotel, you will receive together with the detailed travel documents two weeks prior to departure.
Condition of cycle paths
Well signposted bike trail, 80 - 90% on bike paths and little frequented roads. There will only seldom be a section on hiking and field paths.
Available rental bikes
You can choose between woman’s and men's bicycles either with 8-speed gear shift and coaster brake or 24-speed gear shift and freewheel or electric bikes. All ladies' bikes have a low opening that makes mounting and dismounting much easier. The bikes are suitable for all ladies from 150 cm in height and for all gentlemen from 165 cm in height. You simply specify your wishes at time of booking.
7 day hotline service
Just in case the bike chain breaks, flooding makes it impossible to continue your tour or any other nasty surprise: You can reach us seven days a week and we will do anything to help you as fast as possible.
Passport and visa requirements, health regulations
For EU citizens, there are no special passport or visa requirements and no health formalities to be considered for this trip.
The tour price already includes the statutory insolvency insurance. In addition, we recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance upon receipt of your travel confirmation in order to protect yourself against financial disadvantages in the event of travel cancellation, interruption of travel, illness or accident.
Half timbered house in Waren
This listed half-timbered house was built on massive medieval remains of older houses at the end of the 18th century. In the building lived prominent citizens of the city.
Founded in 1866, the Müritz Museum is the oldest natural science museum in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. With about 275,000 objects, it has the most extensive natural-scientific collections in the region.
The visitor will be rewarded with the most beautiful view of the star-shaped, late-baroque city complex of the former residence Neustrelitz and the forests and lakes in the surroundings, which rises over 200 steps to the viewing platform of the town church tower on the market.
Orangery and castle garden
The Residenzschloss was destroyed at the end of the Second World War and later removed. To the preserved beautiful castle garden ensemble with its many sculptures, fountains and old trees belong such valuable buildings as the Neo-Gothic castle church, the classical orangery, the stables, the lifting temple and the memorials for Queen Luise of Prussia.
Guided tour in Neustrelitz
The history of the Residenz Neustrelitz and its most beautiful places between Markt, Schlossgarten and Zierker See are visited on a two-hour guided tour and explained in an expert manner. Participants have the opportunity to experience the unique star-shaped city center from the tower of the city church.
Embossed by the last ice age 12,000 years ago, Wesenberg is surrounded by innumerable, often interconnected lakes and vast forests. Places to visit can be found at
The synagogue in Röbel embodies a typical landessynagogenbau of Mecklenburg and is the last still preserved of the Müritzgebiet. It was built in 1831 as a simple rectangular half-timbered building.
Place of interest in Plau
In the heart of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, on the western edge of the Mecklenburg Lake District lies the holiday region Plau am See. The landscape is characterized by wide forests, numerous small lakes, colorful meadows, heaths, marshes and moistened meadows, as well as the Plauer See with 38.7 km².
In the former "Film-Palast" next to the Stadtkirche the visitor to Malchow awaits the GDR Museum. The building, inaugurated as a cinema and event venue in 1957, today houses the only museum on GDR everyday history in North Germany.