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Where is Mönchgut - Rügen?

The German peninsula of Mönchgut in the southeast of Rügen island is part of Mecklenburg - Vorpommern. It covers an area of 29.44 km² and is home to 1,380 people. The Zickerschen Mountains with 66m Bakenberg are the highest spots in Mönchgut. In the past fishing and the piloting of ships were the only economic factor of the region, whereas today tourism is the main industry.

How big is the island of Rügen?

Rügen is the biggest island in Germany and covers an area of 926 km², the south-north extent reaches a maximum of 52 km. Rügen is the most populous German Island inhabiting about 77,000 people.

How is the weather in Mönchgut in Rügen?

The climate of this Baltic island is cool, but not cold and no temperature extremes. Precipitation is about 600 mm/m2. Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend.

What´s going on in Mönchgut - Rügen?

Rügen offers a varied cultural programme all year round: concerts, theatre, open air festivals, museums… The sand sculpture festival is a very special event as artist create the world’s biggest sculptures made of sand attracting more than 200,000 visitors every year. Rügen is also home to big stone graves dating from 3500 to 2800 B.C. Nature lovers will be thrilled by Südost-Rügen biosphere reserve. In 1990 the area between Putbus, Binz, Granitz, Rügischen Bodden, Lauterbach, Thiessow and Vilm island became a biosphere reserve. The area includes sandy beaches, cliff lines, reed zones, large forests, meadows, and pastures. It is also a very important breeding and resting territory for migrant birds. Do you want to know more about the Baltic Sea? Check out our live webcams for great pictures of Thiessow Piloting Tower.

Most beautiful beach on Rügen?

Rügen and Mönchgut peninsula are one of the most beautiful holiday destinations in Germany attracting not only locals but also visitors from Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and other European countries. In the summer pick one the beaches located either directly at the Baltic Sea or at Greifswalder Bodden lagoon. If you are planning to spend your holidays on the peninsula you can choose between Osteebad Göhren, Ostseebad Baabe and Ostseebad Sellin, in Sellin you also find a beach especially for dogs. The most famous one is Ostseebad Binz boasting a 4km sandy beach. Outdoors activities include sunbathing, strolls or jogs along the beach or beach volleyball. Ostseebad Baabe is the perfect place to be if you want to spend some time away from the hustle and bustle.

What to do with children on Rügen?

Rügen is a great place for families to spend their vacation. A day at the beach building sandcastles is always a fun thing to do. Engineering fans will enjoy a ride with „Rasender Roland“, a nostalgic steam train travelling from Putbus to Göhren. Since 1999 this train has been operating 100 days a year from April to October. Kids love ships, so why not take a ride on one of the ships travelling daily between Rügen, Usedom and Greifswald? Have a look at our live webcams on this great island and enjoy the stunning view!