Once the site of a fortress, Travemunde has been part of the free city of Lübeck since 1329. The neighborhood's location on the mouth of the Trave river in Lübeck Bay made it accessible from the Baltic Sea and to tourists from Scandinavian, Eastern Europe, and Russia. By the early 19th century, it had become a popular resort town immortalized in Thomas Mann's novel "Buddenbrooks." Apart from the expected charm of seaside restaurants and shops, you also can find a docked ship called Flying P-Liner Passat that acts as a museum. If you're visiting at just the right time, you can grab a spot at one of the restaurants with a view of the water to watch the Travemünder Woche, an annual sailing race on the Baltic. Take a look at our Lubeck vacation maker tool to schedule your visit to Travemunde and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
This was my third visit to Travemunde. This is a very charming seaside town on the Baltic Sea. We stayed in a lovely sea facing apartment and could see the ferries pass by from our balcony. It is... more »
Travenünde is a nice change of pace from the bustle of Lübeck. Right at the shore with ships of all sizes plying their trade next door. Wonderful views, shops and restaurants, plus hotels. more »
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