Welcome to Warnemünde


Walking from Warnemünde’s train station along Alter Strom, the boat-lined main canal, you’ll pass a row of quaint cottages housing restaurants. Then you turn the corner into Am Leuchtturm and Seestrasse and see the sand.

For a fabulous view from above, climb the spiralling 135-step wrought-iron and granite staircase of the 1898-built lighthouse.


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$138.52 Day Trips & Excursions

Warnemunde to Berlin Full-Day City Highlights Shore Excursion

Leave your cruise ship behind at Warnemünde port, and hop inside your air-conditioned coach for the journey south to Berlin. After a couple of hours on the road, arrive in the city and meet your guide by Charlottenburg Palace.With your guide on board, explore Berlin itself. As you travel around the western side of the city, pass along the stately boulevard of Kurfürstendamm, and then stop for photos by the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Learn about the history of the German capital as you pass through Tiergarten Park and alongside the towering Victory Column, and then stretch your legs on a stroll near the Reichstag. From these impressive parliament buildings, amble through Brandenburg Gate to Pariser Platz to see the Holocaust Memorial and Führerbunker, two of Berlin’s poignant Third Reich sights.Return to your coach, and head to Potsdamer Platz, the large Berlin square known for its attention-grabbing architecture. See the former site of the SS and Gestapo headquarters, now known as the Topography of Terror museum, and come face-to-face with a stretch of the iconic Berlin Wall.During a photo stop at Checkpoint Charlie, the crossover point between the historic East and West Germany, hear about life in Berlin during the wartime days. From here, take a break for lunch at Hofbräuhaus Berlin, a beer hall–style restaurant that serves up hearty German fare. Feeling refreshed, spend the rest of your afternoon discovering Berlin’s so-called historic heart. Admire the square of Gendarmenmarkt and the “book burning square” of Bebelplatz, and then visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of Museum Island, home to Berlin’s five best-known cultural galleries: Pergamon Museum, Bode Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie and Altes Museum.If time permits, pay a visit to either the East Side Gallery, the former Jewish quarter — now a hotspot for art lovers — or KaDeWe, one of Europe’s largest department stores. Finally, relax on your journey back to the Warnemünde port.Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to Warnemünde port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

$135 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Best of Berlin Tour from Warnemünde or Rostock

Meet your local English-speaking guide’s assistant by your ship at Warnemunde and board your bus for your full-day group tour of Berlin. After a scenic 3-hour ride through the idyllic flatlands of northern Germany and past hundreds of lakes, discover the highlights of the German capital. There will be many opportunities to stop for photographs along the way.Upon arrival, connect with your local English-speaking guide and start at Charlottenburg Castle, a splendid 17th-century baroque palace. Continue to the Reichstag, the German Parliament building with its distinctive dome. Along the way, see the Berlin Cathedral, the tree-lined Unter den Linden Boulevard, Museum Island, Bellevue Palace, Victory Column, and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Spot notorious sites from the Third Reich and Cold War, including Hermann Göring’s Aviation Ministry and the former site of Hitler's Bunker. Marvel at Potsdamer Platz, where modern architecture and a lively metropolitan ambiance layer with Berlin history.Pause for a hearty traditional Berlin lunch at your own expense. Take a unique picture at one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall and walk through the former Checkpoint Charlie, where you can purchase Berlin souvenirs. Explore the sites of former East Berlin, including Alexanderplatz Square, Red City Hall, and Humbold University. Drive along the popular Kurfurstendamm Avenue, Berlin’s equivalent of the Champs Elysees.Return to your ship 12 hours after the start of the tour.

$199.80 Shore Excursions

Sachsenhausen Memorial, Berlin Private Tour From Warnemuende

When your cruise ship docks in Warnemuende, meet your driver and take a seat in your air-conditioned minibus. Then, relax in comfort on the 2-hour journey south to the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Visitors' Center to meet your private guide and begin your tour. On arrival, visit Sachsenhausen (own expense) — initially built as a prison then converted into a concentration camp — and gain insight into the site’s troubled past. As you explore, listen as your private guide sheds light on Germany’s World War II history and gain insight into the rise and fall of the Nazi Party. Afterward, take the 30-minute onward journey to Berlin and let your private guide know what sites you’re most keen to see. During your walking tour, perhaps see where Hitler’s bunker was located, visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and visit Checkpoint Charlie to find out how Germany was divided during the Cold War.Walk alongside the remains of the Berlin Wall at the Berlin Wall Memorial and East Side Gallery, see the famous Brandenburg Gate up close, and stand before the famous Reichstag building. After lunch (own expense), enjoy free time to explore Berlin further at your leisure. When your time in Berlin comes to an end, return to the cruise port at Warnemünde to conclude your private 12-hour tour. Please note: this private tour is a customized experience, so be sure to include any specific requests at the time of booking.

$513.78 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private transport to or from Berlin for Cruise Passengers in Warnemünde-Rostock

PRIVATE TRANSFER SERVICE BY MINIVAN WITH LOCAL DRIVER.Forget complicated online ticket purchases or annoying combinations of trains, subways and buses to move between the German capital and the Cruise Port in Warnemünde. We pick you up holding a sign with your name in a personalized service, making your trip pleasant, without the annoying but inevitable combinations of public transport that otherwise you should do. Private door-to-door service for your group, by minivan with local driver A stop for toilet use is included. Modern and comfortable vehicles. The distance between Port Warnemünde / Rostock and Berlin is 240km, with an approximate travel time of 2.5 to 3 hours each trip.

$68.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Hanseatic Rostock and Lovely Warnemünde Shore Excursion

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Warnemünde Cruise CenterMeet at pier and start with a walking tour of Warnemuende. An enthusiastic local guide will share insight into the local history and present with you and take you to the most prominent places in Warnemuende and Rostock. The tour starts with a stroll through Warnemuende, the fisherman's village and seaside resort your ship docks in today. See the typical gabled houses of the 18th and 19th century with their half-timbered facades and ornamented doors and gables. The authentic "Old Stream" canal with its fisherman's boats, boutiques, cafés and often street art performance is an absolute must-see. Above all towers the lighthouse of 1898 and the sandy beach. Duration: 1 hourPass By: Town Hall Rostock - local exchange center in city centerHead to Rostock on the public train and tramAn approx. 30 min train ride away is the heart of Rostock, the biggest and most well known city of Mecklenburg county. This old hanseatic and university town offers a rich variety of sights and photo opportunities. During your guided walk of the historic center see the splendid town hall, lively market square, historic university, medieval monastery of the Holy Cross as well as the buzzling boulevard Kroepeliner Strasse and the brick gothic town wall and mighty town gates.Stop At: St. Mary's ChurchInside visit to St. Marien Church with astronomical clock and continue guided walkDuration: 15 minutesPass By: Warnemünde Cruise CenterTime at leisure for example for shopping or a snack. Enjoy some time for browsing or shopping before returning to the port by tram and train again. All times are approximate times and will be adapted to the docking times of the ship. The tour typically starts at 9:00AM but for ships docking at 9:30AM the tour departure will be at 9:45AM.Please note this tour is only offered from ships docking in Warnemünde and cannot be offered from the following ships docking in Rostock, Überseehafen.

$145 Cultural & Theme Tours

Warnemunde to Berlin 1-Day Private Sightseeing Shore Excursion

Meet your professional tour guide by the ship and transfer to Berlin in your private vehicle. After a scenic ride of about 3 hours through the idyllic flat-lands of North Germany with its hundreds of lakes, you will be met in former West Berlin by your private guide, who will lead you through the highlights of the German capital. Your guide will let you know whether or not you'll have time for photos, exploring, etc.You'll start with Charlottenburg Castle, a splendid baroque palace, dating from 1695. You will then continue to the Reichstag, the German Parliament and the Brandenburg Gate. Along the way you'll see, among other sites, the Berlin Cathedral, the tree-lined "Unter den Linden" boulevard, Museum Island, Bellevue Palace, Victory Column and the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Of course, there will be some notorious sights of the Third Reich and Cold War, such as Hermann Göring’s Aviation Ministry and the former site of Hitler's Bunker. Marvel at the Potsdamer Platz, the place where modern architecture and lively metropolitan ambiance meet Berlin history.After ~5-hours of touring, it'll be time for a typical hearty Berlin lunch (not included in the tour price), then back to the tour.Take a unique picture of one of the only remaining stretches of the Berlin Wall and walk through the former Checkpoint Charlie (with some time for souvenir shopping). Other highlights of former East Berlin will include the Alexanderplatz Square, Red City Hall and the Humbold University. Before heading back to Warnemunde, you will drive along popular Kurfurstendamm Avenue, Berlin's version of the Champs Elysees. Afterwards, it'll be time to head back to port.With your arrival in Warnemunde, you'll return to the ship 12-hrs after the start of the tour.

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