Hamburg Daytrips

Mar 26th, 2010, 06:37 AM
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Hamburg Daytrips

I've been mulling over various destinations out of Hamburg, including Lueneburg, Stade, and Luebeck. Now, I'm wondering about Wismar and Schwerin. I know Luebeck is considered the crown jewel in this region, but how would Wismar and Schwerin stack up in combination for a day, especially compared with Lueneburg?
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Mar 26th, 2010, 08:10 AM
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I would probably not go to Wismar if Lübeck is on the list. Quite similar. Schwerin, however, is totally different and truly worth visiting. I haven't been to Lüneburg yet but from what I have heard I would rather go to Schwerin.
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Mar 26th, 2010, 08:47 AM
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Thanks. Your information is always very valuable. I would consider Luebeck as a single destination in one day, but would combine Wismar and Schwerin in one day. Since I am only taking one day trip, I might do that. I like the idea that they have different character.
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Mar 26th, 2010, 09:24 AM
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As usual, I agree with Ingo. I also have not been to Lueneburg, so I can't comment on that.

Schwerin is a special place; the schloss is one of my favorites. The inside is worth seeing, if only for the porcelain collection.

If you skip Luebeck, you will still enjoy Wismar.
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Mar 26th, 2010, 09:29 AM
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Danke vielmals.
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Mar 26th, 2010, 10:34 AM
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I loved Schwrein - even though when i went it was just rehabbing from its dreary days in East Germany - nice castle on a nice lake - swell town.
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book marking - thanks
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