"Welcome to SCHWERIN" Schwerin by Leipzig

Schwerin Travel Guide: 81 reviews and 290 photos

Schwerin is situated in the southwestern part of the Federal State Mecklenburg-West Pomerania. With about 110,000 inhabitants it is the second largest city of the state. On an island in Lake Schwerin is idyllically situated the fairytale castle, the landmark of the town.
Schwerin was first mentioned in 1018. After 1358 the city served as the capital of Mecklenburg.

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  • In a nutshell:one of the hidden gems of Germany
  • Last visit to Schwerin: Aug 2002
  • Intro Updated Feb 8, 2003
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  • barryg23's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2005 at 10:38 AM

    Great tips, looks like a lovely town

  • nepalgoods's Profile Photo
    Jan 5, 2005 at 11:04 PM

    Great page with excellent inofrmations.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Dec 8, 2004 at 6:17 AM

    Glad you included a tip on the theatre. A few years ago I saw a great performance there of the opera Salome, by Richard Strauss, on my way back from Wismar. -- Greetings from Frankfurt am Main.

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2004 at 3:52 PM

    It is the water and the architecture that makes Schwerin a town overlooked by many on the Rhine cruises and Bavarian castle circuit. All the better for us on the Leipzig tour of Germany;-]

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Apr 27, 2004 at 6:24 AM

    it seems to me that the city has a kind of nostalgy" style... don't know how to explain rightly... travelogues are wonderful

  • AndreSTGT's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2003 at 7:14 AM

    Schwerin is indeed a hidden gem. Actually it has become my favorite town in Germany. Beautiful architecture, great atmosphere!!!

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Jul 5, 2003 at 4:36 AM

    I had planned on this my last time over, but was thwarted by bad weather. Looks beautiful, maybe next time.

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2003 at 3:11 AM

    Wow, this place really does look wonderful - I will remember it and try to visit myself! Thanks for showing us, Christian!!

  • Henkster's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2003 at 7:25 AM

    Wunderschoene Bilder von Schwerin! Ihr habt wirklich auch tolle historische Architektur im Osten!

  • Mauzl's Profile Photo
    Jun 23, 2003 at 6:46 AM

    very nice page - well done :o)

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