Hostel in Schwerin, Germany

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Get to know Schwerin (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Schwerin. To help you make friends with Schwerin before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, is a picturesque city with numerous lakes and scenic landscapes. It is a small city that lies to the north of the country, but has a spectacular palace and a well-preserved, intact Old Town. With its low population, Schwerin is ideal for a quiet and relaxing holiday. There are a few Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany hostels that are are quite affordable and economical. Most of these hostels in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, are near to the Schwerin Palace, and offer two- to nine-bed dorm rooms. Some hostels in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, offer bicycles for rent to travel around the city.

Schwerin Castle or Schweriner Schloss is the most popular attraction in the city. It is on an island in the Schweriner See Lake and is considered to be an important romantic part of European history. Although the castle houses the state parliament, tourists can visit the castle. The visiting hours change during some months, so checking the opening times in advance is wise. Also check out Schwerin Cathedral, which is a Roman Catholic Cathedral built in brick Gothic style during the twelfth century. This cathedral with its high tower is a place that you should definitely not miss. The tower has a spiral staircase where you can climb up for a fee and enjoy a three-hundred-sixty-degree view of the city.

If you love art, you will love the Schwerin Art Collections or Kunstsammlungen Schwerin, which is an art gallery and museum just opposite the Schwerin Castle. This museum is renowned for its art collection from the Medieval period. The Flemish and Dutch art collections of the seventeenth century and the Fürstenberg porcelain are unique art pieces. If history appeals to you, stop off at the market square known as Dom und Marktplatz and the center of historical buildings better known as Historische Schelfstadt. Romantics can explore the Burg- und Schlossgarten Palace Gardens.

The best way to explore the city and get around the place is on a bicycle. Schwerin has lots of well-maintained bike lanes, which make cycling a refreshing activity. You can also hire a bicycle at one of the hostels in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. Remember, though, to call in advance and book your accommodations in hostels at Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. All hostels provide internet and wireless facilities so you can enjoy your stay indoors and outdoors on a visit here.

Written by local enthusiast for Schwerin hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Schwerin hostels Joy Barboza

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Your Packing List for Schwerin

Your Packing List for Schwerin

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Schwerin Hostel Cheatsheet

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