Mecklenburg is a German state located in the northern part of the country. The region connects with the Baltic sea and is very well known for its port towns and beautiful fishing villages. Most of all, Mecklenburg is known for its lakes.
The Mecklenburg Lake District in eastern Germany combines over 1,000 bathing and fishing lakes. It offers an attractive water sports area and invites you to go water skiing and jet skiing. Stand-up paddling and canoe or kayak excursions are also popular activities during a houseboat vacation on the Mecklenburg Lake District. Furthermore, it is an attractive area for fishing enthusiasts. Besides extensive fishing sessions, you can also buy fresh fish directly from surrounding fisheries and prepare it yourself in the houseboat.
The best time to hire a boat in Mecklenburg is from May to July and from late August to October. During this period the weather is good and the tourist population is still not the highest. The summer is when most people visit, it’s the high season and the demand usually increases as well on boat rentals. Hire a boat in Germany if you want to check some other amazing places to rent a boat in the country.
Prices for boat rentals are quite cheap in Mecklenburg. You can easily find good prices with day rentals starting at around 130€ for sailboats. For motorboats the prices are also not very expensive starting at 140€ per day. Be careful to book in advance If you plan on visiting the lakes in summer time. The prices are usually much more expensive and it’s hard to find a charter for a good price as the demand for boats is at its peak.
Licence requirements in Germany really depend on the exact geographical location. For most inland waterways, you don’t need a boating permit. Indeed, you do not need a boating licence to rent a boat in the Mecklenburg Lake District. Renting a houseboat in Mecklenburg is pretty much straight forward but you should still inform yourself of local laws and make sure it’s okay. For rentals in the Baltic sea and outbound waterways a licence is usually required.
Rent a boat in Muritz. It is located in the heart of the Mecklenburg Lake District and is one of the largest inland lakes in Germany with an area of over 110 square kilometres. You have the opportunity to discover numerous nature parks, including the Müritz National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Müritz is popular among water sports and fishing enthusiasts. Furthermore, the Müritz offers an ideal destination for beautiful canoe trips. The largest city on the Müritz is Waren with 21,000 inhabitants. Two brick churches, a lively pedestrian zone and a very beautiful harbour promenade awaits you here.
Make sure you check some other fantastic places in Germany. Hire a boat in Brandenburg, it’s a similar destination perfect for cruising.
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