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Lübeck Old Town - a UNESCO World Heritage

Narrow alleyways, historic buildings, and salty air, proud sailing vessels,|marzipan and maritime stories – these are the characteristics of Lubeck! Through|the winding alleys which have been declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Further through hidden courtyards to the historic beauties anchored|along the quayside of the museum harbour. Step inside the Buddenbrook-House,|the Gunter Grass-House and the Willy-Brandt-House to discover literature, art and|contemporary history from a new point of view. And naturally you shouldn’t miss|the delicious marzipan from Lubeck.

Travemünde - Lübeck's prettiest daughter

Big ships, fine sandy beaches and the pure feeling of the Baltic Sea – that’s Travemunde.|Stroll around the beautiful seaside resort, from the old harbour to the north mole – past the huge|ferries and smart cruise vessels from all over the world. Enjoy a coffee on the Vorderreihe (sea front),|the promenade and Travemunde’s most beautiful shopping mall, and try your luck in Travemunde‘s|famous casino. In the breezy heights of the old lighthouse you get a panorama view of the Trave estuary, and a trip on a|traditional ship offers you a real adventure! You could take the passenger ferry to the peninsula Priwall and spend a relaxing day on the beach.

Lübeck by boat

Take a relaxing boat tour along the small canals and waterways and experience Lübeck from a different angle. -City-Schifffahrt- Departure: at "An der Obertrave"(next to the Music and Congress Centre) and from two piers located at "An der Untertrave" March-April and October: daily 11.00 am, 12.30 am, 2.00 pm, 3.30 pm May - September: daily 10.00 am, 11.30 am, 1.00 pm, 2.30 pm, 4.00 pm, 5.30 p.m. Phone: +494512963424 fax: +494513002820 -Quandt Linie Lübeck- Departure: from "Holstentorterrassen" (an der Overtrave) quay and Wallhalbinsel (next to the Music and Conress Centre): All year (except during ice drifts) daily from May – October 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, every half an hour, during low season at reduced times. Phone: +4945177799 or 73884 Fax: +4945178439 -Stühff - Lübecker Barkassenfahrt- Departure: at An der Obertrave 15a all-season, daily: 10.00 am – 5.30 pm, every 90 minutes, during low season at reduced times Phone: +494517078222 Fax: +494512038441 Tour from Lübeck to Travemünde -Könemann Schifffahrt GmbH- Departure: from Drehbrücke quay (at Untertrave) to Travemünde Vorderreihe, daily: from April –October16th: 9.30 am and 2.00 pm from July 1st until September 30th also at 6.15 pm Tour: 105 min. phone: +494512801635 fax: +494512909188 Hanse Fahrt Departure: from Untertrave Hansemuseum to Travemünde Kaiserbrücke, all-season, daily: 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm Tour: 90 min. Phone: +4901635475773
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Willy- Brandt- House Lübeck

Dramatic staging and multimedia services are used which allow visitors to gain a much better understanding of the German history of the 20th century. The permanent exhibition of the German Federal Chancellor Willy Brandt Foundation shows photos from all stages of the famous politician's life. Official documents, which include the letter to John F. Kennedy written immediately after the Berlin Wall was built, and the manuscript of the government declaration from 1969 with the famous slogan "let's dare more democracy", are just as much part of the exhibition as Brandt's school leaving certificate or a letter to Nora, his daughter living in Norway. Interview transcripts and newsreels show the public appearance of Willy Brandt from his time as mayor in Berlin up to his resignation as German Federal Chancellor.
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The Füchtingshof is located in Glockengießerstraße below St. Catherine’s church. It is one of the biggest and magnificent courtyards in Lübeck. The listed early Baroque housing area belongs to the charity foundation “Johann Füchting Testament” that still exists today as an autonomous foundation. Since 1639 the courtyard serves as a housing estate for widows of sailors and merchants. After a modernization and renovation in the 1970s 28 apartments are available. Still inhabited today, this courtyard became an oasis in the center of the Old Town.
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St. Jacob's

St. Jacob's is easy to recognise from a distance as it has four spherical globes on the tower's helm edge. The three-naved Gothic brick hall church (built in 1334) has been the church of seafarers since the Middle Ages. It was consecrated together with St. Mary's and St. Peter's. Since the church did not suffer any damage during the 2nd World War, the boxed pew and historic organ are still intact. The small "Stellwagen organ" is one of the best preserved examples of North German organs from the 16th century. A lifeboat commemorates the sinking of the four-masted barque "Pamir" in 1957. It is located in the north tower chapel and represents the "National Memorial for Civilian Shipping" today.
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