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 Stralsund. To help you make friends with Stralsund before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, is situated in the northwest of the country. Due to its location at a sound of the Baltic Sea, it is also well known as the “Gate to Rügen,” a picturesque green island, which has been a popular tourist destination for decades. Apart from its excellent location in order to get to Rügen, this Hanseatic town offers numerous sights for tourists that love culture, architecture, and a natural coastline.
If you look for a cheap place to stay, there are some hostels in Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany. As with most holiday regions during the peak season in July and August, it could become difficult to find spare beds in budget accommodations, especially if you travel spontaneously. However, if you cannot find a place to stay in the hostels in Stralsund, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, try the nearest bigger town Greifswald, which also has some accommodation options. The very popular holiday island Rügen offers some guesthouses as well, but since it is very busy in summer, the chance to find spare rooms is quite low. Additionally, usual hostels are not very common on the island.
The historic town centre of Stralsund is certified as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Old Town features many remnants of Medieval times, including unique architecture from different eras. If you are keen to explore beautiful restored buildings and the local maritime museum, and experience cultural events and a rich history, Stralsund is the right spot for you. If you are a sporty person, activities such as hiking, sailing, and cycling along the beautiful coast await you. If you want to grab some drinks at night or if you want to try out the local cuisine, check out the historic Old Town. Most bars, lounges, and restaurants are situated in this lovely area right next to the sea. Since Stralsund has a small university, you can find busy premises with tourists and local students during the week as well.
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