Accessibility while on holiday in Rostock & Warnemünde

Discover the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock, the Warnemünde seaside resorts and spas and the Markgrafenheide with its sandy beaches – all fully accessible and barrier-free. The many sights and highlights of the city are just as accessible as the Baltic Sea beaches and the scenic natural areas of the Rostock Heath. Here we provide you with helpful information, recommendations and tips for paths and routes suitable for you for getting around. Welcome to your barrier-free vacation in Rostock!

City hall Rostock

Sightseeing in Rostock

Discover the barrier-free, fully accessible highlights and day-trip destinations in and around the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock. Thanks to technical and constructive measures and special offers for tourists, guests with disabilities can also explore the many facets of Rostock and its amazing beaches.

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Coastal forest in Rostock Heath

Rostock Heath

Explore the unique landscape of Rostock’s wooded coastal area with its many accessible paths. Germany’s largest costal forest can also be explored with handbike tours.

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Accessible traveling at the pier in Warnemünde

Warnemünde Seaside Resort

Warnemünde beach, about 15 km away from the Rostock city centre, shows off its one-of-a-kind maritime flair with genuine fishermen’s and sea-captains’ houses. The place is sure to have some special experiences in store for you, not to mention the many photo opportunities waiting for you between the lighthouse, beach promenade and larger-than-life cruise ships.

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Forest in Rostock Heath

Accessibility while on holiday in Rostock Heath

Hand cycling
Rostock Heath is the largest coastal forest on the German Baltic Sea and due to the special mixed climate of the forest and the sea, it is ideally suited for an active stay in nature. Tours: www.auf-nach-mv.de/handbikertouren

Explorer path
In Wiethagen (Rostocker Heide) a barrierfriendly explorer path teaches the biodiversity in coastal forests. Protection, diversity and use of the region are entertainingly discussed with modern learning elements and techniques.

Barrier-free promenade Warnemünde

Fully accessible city tours in Rostock & Warnemünde

Our tour guides are happy to adapt to your needs, because all our guests should be able to discover and experience the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock with the Warnemünde Seaside Resort without any worries.

Our tour guides have extensive experience and some of them have completed training courses, so that people with walking disabilities and wheelchair users can take part in our guided tours.

Accessible holidaying in Rostock & Warnemünde

You can also find all this information in our free brochure “My Accessible Holiday”

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You can get the brochure at any tourist information centre, and it is also available to order.

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There are handicapped accessible toilet facilities in Rostock, Warnemünde and Markgrafenheide. You’ll find an overview in the PDF below.

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Your contact persons

Tourist Board Rostock & Warnemünde
Information, accommodation services, brochures, souvenirs and much more.
Phone: +49 (0)381 381-2222 | touristinfo@rostock.de
www.rostock.de

Tourist-Information (City centre)
Universitätsplatz 6, 18055 Rostock

Tourist-Information (Warnemünde)
Am Strom 59 (entrance), 18119 Warnemünde

Tourist service centres for everybody in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Information about accessible holidays and services on offer
c/o Tourismusverband Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e. V.
Phone: +49 (0)381 4030-550 | www.off-to-mv.com

Office for disability enquiries in Rostock
Contact: behindertenbeauftragte@rostock.de

On the go in Rostock

Public transport in Rostock

Travel fully accessible through Rostock

Rostock Main Station
The main station is not only point of arrival but also important junction between the city centre and Warnemünde. All platforms accessible for wheelchairs via elevator.

Phone: +49 (0)180 6512512 | msz@deutschebahn.com

Public transport
In Rostock there is a modern system of public transport including busses, trams and city trains (S-Bahn) which are prepared with an extra low access without gaps. It is recommended using Rostock main station as a central junction between trams and trains.

Phone: +49 (0)381 8021900 | www.rsag-online.de