#5 - Bungsberg

Transfer day - going west

Friedland, Neubrandenburger Tor

Güstrow - Highlights

  • Güstrow Castle: Güstrow Castle is an impressive Renaissance fortress and the town's landmark. It houses the Barlach Museum with an extensive collection of works by the sculptor Ernst Barlach.
  • Ernst Barlach Theatre: The Ernst Barlach Theatre is a theatre building in the centre of Güstrow. It offers a varied programme of theatre performances, concerts and other cultural events.
  • Inselsee: The Inselsee is a large lake near Güstrow. It invites you to swim, sail, fish and go for a walk. There is also a circular path around the lake that is suitable for hiking and cycling tours.
  • Ernst Barlach House: The Ernst Barlach House is a museum dedicated to the life and work of the artist Ernst Barlach. It displays an extensive collection of his sculptures, graphics and paintings.

A day without a summit, but visiting Güstrow Castle on the way, an impressive Renaissance fortress wich houses the Barlach Museum with an extensive collection of works by the sculptor Ernst Barlach. Made it to another lake for swimming in the early afternoon: Neukloster, camp site 10 Euros including a Bockwurst.

Mountain #5 - Bungsberg

Wismar - Highlights

  • Market Square: The market square is the historic centre of Wismar and of impressive beauty. Here you will find the imposing town hall, built in the style of North German brick Gothic.
  • Wasserkunst: The Wasserkunst is an impressive Renaissance structure that served as a water reservoir. It is a landmark of the city and a popular meeting place.
  • Nikolai Church: St. Nikolai Church is an impressive brick church built in the Gothic style. It is the highest building in Wismar and offers a great view from its tower.
  • Wismar Harbour: The harbour of Wismar is a lively place with restaurants, cafés and a maritime atmosphere. Here you can take walks along the harbour and enjoy the view of the Baltic Sea.

Travemünde - Highlights

  • The lighthouse: The Travemünde lighthouse is a landmark of the town and offers a breathtaking view of the Baltic Sea and the Bay of Lübeck. Visitors can climb the lighthouse and enjoy the viewing platform at a lofty height.
  • The Vorderreihe: The Vorderreihe is Travemünde's main street and stretches along the harbour. Here you will find a variety of restaurants, cafés, shops and boutiques. It's a great place to take a stroll and enjoy the maritime atmosphere.
  • The Passat: The four-masted barque Passat is an impressive sailing ship that now serves as a museum ship. It is moored in Travemünde and can be visited. The ship provides an insight into life on board a sailing ship in times gone by.
  • Travemünde Week: The Travemünde Week is one of the biggest sailing events in Germany. Every summer, sailors from all over the world gather to take part in regattas. It is an exciting event where you can experience sailing at first hand.

Timmendorfer Strand

Mountain #5 - Bungsberg, Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein, located in the northern region of Germany, is one of the 16 states in the country. It includes a significant portion of the historical regions known as the Duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig. The state's capital is Kiel, and it is also home to notable cities such as Lübeck and Flensburg. Spanning across an area of 15,763 square kilometers, Schleswig-Holstein is the fifth smallest federal state in Germany in terms of land area (when considering the city-states). It has a population of approximately 2,920,850 residents.

At 168 metres, the Bungsberg is the highest mountain in Schleswig-Holstein.

Malente - Highlights

  • The lake landscape: Malente lies in the middle of a picturesque lake landscape with numerous lakes, including the Dieksee, the Kellersee and the Eutiner See. These lakes offer beautiful views and invite you to take part in activities such as boating, fishing and walks.
  • Holstein Switzerland: The municipality of Malente is located in Holstein Switzerland, a hilly region with forests, lakes and rolling hills. There are numerous hiking and cycling trails that lead through the beautiful landscape and offer breathtaking views.

Bad Segeberg - Highlights

  • Lime mine: The lime mine is one of the most famous sights in Bad Segeberg. The Karl May plays are regularly held here, performed on an open-air stage.
  • Old town: The old town of Bad Segeberg is rich in historic architecture and cosy streets. Here you will find charming shops, cafés and restaurants.
  • Noctalis Bat Centre: The Noctalis Bat Centre is a unique museum dedicated to the world of bats. Here you can learn more about these fascinating animals and observe them in a natural environment.

Via Wismar, Travemünde, Timmendorfer Strand, Hampton Beach etc. to Bungsberg (168m), all the way per bike, even a coffee shop is closeby. Malente, Seeenplatte of Holsteinische Schweiz and my place to rest is tonight Bad Segeberg. Another important place for Karl May, Winnetou and Old Shatterhand...