The Baltic Sea is a great place to be during any season: Family holidays on Rügen offer complete recuperation
Anyone who spends their family holiday on Rügen will enjoy long walks and gets spoiled by the extraordinary cuisine. The beach is ideal for children and is a great place to watch a kite dance in the wind. Young explorers won’t get bored on a family holiday on Rügen when they jump into the diving capsule on the pier of Sellin to take a gander at the mystical sea floor.
Experts explain the fascinating underwater world and large glass windows invite visitors to admire fish and other living creatures.
When diving under water you will get to know many interesting facts about the sea in general and with 3-D technology you will also be part of a visual trip to a beautiful coral reef.
On your family holiday on Rügen you should always include a visit to the swimming pool “Inselparadies” in Sellin. The pool is open all year around and offers great water fun for young and old. The white-water channel and adventure pool are ideal for sporty guests, while the sauna and massages allow you to switch off and enjoy the feeling of wellness. Many special offers turn Rügen into an attractive place for family holidays; the “Inselparadies” also includes children activities and animations. Visitors who have booked a holiday apartment in the Seepark Sellin resort are only a few meters away from the swimming pool. Ideal conditions to really enjoy the family holiday on Rügen!
Discover seaside resorts by train
The tourist train, also lovingly referred to as “Rasender Roland”, hisses across the island of Rügen with a real steam engine. During the family holiday on Rügen this offers you great mobility for little money; you can experience nostalgia and adventure, and explain to your children how this old train used to work. All other seaside resorts are in easy reach with this tourist train. This allows people who have chosen a family holiday on Rügen to also visit other piers and undertake an island tour. In Putbus for example you can find an old royal palace and a beautiful palace park. Visitors who don’t want to travel by foot or train can hop on bicycles! Active holidaymakers are welcome to pedal across the many beautiful bicycle tracks. Rügen’s charming and unique countryside inspires visitors of the Island again and again. Extensive beech forests, the chalk cliffs and tranquil harbors are amazing attractions for visitors. As a reward you can stop for a bite to eat and try out some of the delicious dishes in different small restaurants and master your way back with fresh strength!
Ice-skating on Rügen
The Baltic Sea is not only a summer destination; it offers relaxation to the stressed mind during all seasons. Sea air and the healthy maritime climate are exactly what you need to refuel with new energy for everyday life, especially during the winter months. A family holiday on Rügen during the cold season is particularly diverse for the youngest of visitors. A visit to the ice rink is a great idea – borrow a pair of ice skates and off you go! Time flies on the ice rink in Sellin and you will have lots of fun together on the skates. You can set out for a sledge ride on your family holiday on Rügen! The hilly country side of Sellin is ideally suited for all sledge fans. Should there be no snow you can easily avail of other interesting offers on your family holiday on Rügen. The tourist administration offices always have events coming up in their programs. For example the baking day in a windmill: here the guests can watch how wood-fired bread is being made using traditional methods. A visit to the youth leisure centre in Sellin is also worth a visit; here older children can test themselves on the billiard table, table tennis and darts while their parents might take a stroll through the town.
A boat trip
The island of Rügen is surrounded by the sea and lapping waves, with boats and ports. During your family holiday on Rügen you should definitely include a boat trip. The journey across the lagoon of the Baltic Sea can be a great experience – fishermen have been cultivating the shallow waters between island and mainland for many centuries. Picturesque shores lined with reeds serve as a home for many bird species. There is reason why the lagoons of “Western Pomerania” have been given National Park status, nature lovers are sure to appreciate it. Many visitors are attracted to the Baltic Sea Tour: this allows them to spend a couple of hours on the open sea and also to visit the chalk cliffs from the boat…truly a unique experience!