For a fabulous view from above, climb the spiralling 135-step wrought-iron and granite staircase of the 1898-built lighthouse .
Kröpeliner Strasse & Universitätsplatz
Kröpeliner Strasse, a broad, shop-filled, cobblestone pedestrian mall lined with 15th- and 16th-century burghers’ houses, runs from...
City Walls & Gates
Today only two of 32 gates, plus a small brick section, remain of the old city wall. The 55m-high Kröpeliner Tor stands at the western...
In Warnemünde, Hotel Neptun has a classy disco, Da Capo .
In one of the newer developments along the eastern bank of Alter Strom (where the food is at least as good as the traditional western...
Lonely Planet review
Rostock's excellent Schifffahrtsmuseum is moored on the shores of the flower-filled IGAPark on the northwest riverbank. Aboard the ship, there's a rundown on shipping from the Hanseatic period to today, plus the chance to play captain and other hands-on activities.