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Lübeck, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1987, was one of the great mercantile cities in the Middle Ages.

The Old Town island, surrounded by the river Trave and the canal, today still communicates the charm of a port. Travemünde is one of the most beautiful sea resorts of Europe which already in 1802 transformed the former fishing- and sailor village into a top address for bathers from near and far. The fascinating sailing Old-timer “Passat”, chugging deep-sea fishing boats and gigantic ferryboats can be admired on the Baltic Sea very close to.


Population 211,000
Currency 1 Euro=100 cents
Opening hours Enjoy art, culture and shopping in the unique setting of the world heritage site. There is a huge variety of great shops, brands and small boutiques.

Shops open from 9.00 a.m./ 10.00 a.m. -and are open until 7.00 p.m./8.00 p.m. Monday- Friday.

Many museums and some restaurants close on mondays.

Most banks in the city center open from 9.00 a.m. and some of them are open until 7.00 p.m.
Website www.luebeck-tourism.de
Newspapers Lübecker Nachrichten
Die Welt
Frankfurter Allgemeine
Süddeutsche Zeitung

Ultimo and Piste are free monthly ‘What´s-On’ magazines.
Emergency numbers Police: 110
Ambulance: 112
Fire: 112
24-hour doctor: +49 451 71081
Tourist information Welcome Center
Lübeck and Travemünde Tourist Service
Holstentorplatz 1
23552 Lübeck
Hotline: +49 451 88 99 700