Welcome to Schwerin

Schwerin has an upbeat, vibrant energy on its restored streets that befits its role as the capital of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. Cafes, interesting shops and flashes of the area's regal past make wandering a delight. Put simply, it's one of the loveliest cities in Germany's north.

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$137.86 Shore Excursions

Hanseatic Rostock and Fairytale Schwerin Shore Excursion

Combine a visit to the Hanseatic city of Rostock with a tour of Schwerin and its magnificent fairytale castle. Travel on an air-conditioned, modern and comfortable bus as our local professional guide shows you the lovely Mecklenburg countryside. In Schwerin pay an inside visit to the pretty castle and wander around the charming old town. The guide will take you on a tour of the inner city and into the palace gardens. You will explore the rooms of the castle on your own (entrance fee included) after an introduction of your guide. A local lunch and drink as well as some time at leisure for shopping or a stroll in the town center will be included as well. In the afternoon hop back onto the bus and travel to Rostock to explore its picturesque Old Town with the town hall, market square, university, town wall and St. Marien Church with the famous astronomical clock. Your guide will show you the highlights of this nearly 800-year-old Hanseatic town.At the end of the tour we will whisk you back onto your ship in comfort of our bus. Our tour guide will make sure that you arrive at your ship safely and then say goodbye to your group!Duration:                           approx. 9 hoursTour itinerary (applies to ships docking at 7:30 or earlier)08:00 am            depart the port for Schwerin (via highway of countryside)09:30 am            arrive in SchwerinGuided walk of Schwerin incl. old town with market square, cathedral, government buildings (federal state government), former residences of the Duke of Mecklenburg, villas around Pfaffenteich, palace gardens etc. Inside guided tour of the Schwerin Castle. please note on Mondays the castle is closed and the visit is from the outside only12:15 pm            lunch in Schwerin and some free time (main course and a drink are included in the tour price)02:00 pm            depart Schwerin for Rostock03.00 pm            approx. arrival in Rostock and guided tour of the cityTour includes town hall, boulevard, university, town wall& gates, monastery, merchant’s homes inside visit to St. Marien Church incl. astron. clock and baroque organ04.00 pm            time for a stroll/shopping or further sightseeing04:30 pm            return transfer to the ship05:00 pm            arrival back at the shipThe route of the tour and the timings provided are a subject to ship’s docking times, traffic, special events and any other circumstances out of our control. Please note we will not be able to provide a refund if the tour needs to be amended or shortened because of any of the above.For ships scheduled to dock later than 7:30AM the departure time will be 30 minutes after the planned ship`s arrival.

$165 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Hanseatic Rostock & Schwerin Join-in Tour

Meeting time: 08:15 am  For ships docking at 09:30 am, tour departure is  10:00 amThis tour is offered for Warnemuende arrivals only (P1-2, P7, P8) and cannot be provided for clients docking in Rostock port (i.e. LP31, LP41) 08:15 Meet your guide by the ship at pier and walk to train station, take train to Rostock. 09:07 Upon arrival to Rostock transfer onto train to Schwerin 10:04 Arrive in  Schwerin. Guided walk of Schwerin including old town with market square, cathedral, government buildings (federal state government), former residences of the Duke of Mecklenburg, villas around Pfaffenteich, palace gardens etc. 11:15 Inside visit to  Schwerin castle without a guided tour  (Closed on Monday. Viewing from outside only) 12:15 Lunch at a local cafe  (main course and a drink included in tour price) 13:00 Leisure time 13:53 Train to  Rostock 15:00 Arrive in Rostock and enjoy a guided tour of the city including town hall, boulevard, university, town wall& gates, monastery, merchant’s homes. Inside visit to  St. Marien Church including astronomical clock and baroque organ 16:45Free time for a stroll/shopping or further sightseeing 17:30 Return to Warnemuende by train/tram 18:00 Return back to the ship

$144.81 Cultural & Theme Tours

Schwerin Private Walking Tour

Prepare your cameras because our tour starts with the jewel of this area: the romantic Schwerin Castle, nicknamed "Neuschwanstein of the North". Explore the inside of this romantic fairytale fortress that is placed in the middle of the main lake of Schwerin. The first mention in documents of this castle appears in 973. It was only after 1160 that the city was actually established and the castle rebuilt in the shape of the now impressive Schwerin Castle. Follow your guide to the State Museum, with its splendid Gallery of Old and New Masters, a real must-see for all art-lovers, with more than 100 000 works of art. After this cultural feast, we will pass the Schwerin Theater built in the 18th century. Pass the Main Market Square where you are going to also see the City Hall of Schwerin and end our tour at the Schwerin Cathedral, formerly a Roman Catholic cathedral as old as the city itself, built in the 13th century, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Saint John. During Medieval times, the cathedral was famous across Europe as a place of pilgrimage due to a reliquary that reputedly held a drop of Christ's blood.