Good to have you back!

Coronavirus update

Dear ones. Welcome back to Travemünde! We'd like to inform you here about everything you need to know in order to be able to spend carefree holidays with us. Currently, however, there are still some minor restrictions in place, which you should be aware of in preparation for your stay with us and which you can find on the website of the state government as well as on the website of the Hanseatic City of Lübeck. We are always available to answer your questions and keep you updated here so you can feel comfortable and in good hands with us.

The essentials in brief

Currently, the so-called 3G rule applies in Schleswig-Holstein. This means that only fully vaccinated, recovered and tested persons are allowed to be in certain indoor areas, for example indoor dining, indoor events and accommodation establishments. Children under the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are exempted. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours.

Thank you!

Here you can find answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) concerning your visit in Travemünde.

Our easy guide

Use testing offers

Wash your hands frequently

Keep a distance of 1.5 meters – also at the beach

Practice empathy

Cough and sneeze into your elbow

Observe local instructions, e.g. wearing a mask in certain places

Apply provided hand sanitizers

Download and use the luca app

What would we do without all your questions?

Especially during these times, we are happy to help you. Our team will gladly give you information about opened restaurants or cafés, a tip for a quiet getaway or if you want to know where you have to wear a mask.

Tourist Office at the Trave promenade

The Tourist Office is open.

Mo.-Fr. 9.30 am-6 pm
Sa.+Su. 10 am-3 pm
info@travemuende-tourismus.de

We are also available by phone via +49 451 8899700.

For general questions about Covid-19

The info-phone of Lübeck is available from Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm via +49 451 1222626.
As an alternative, you can mail to corona@luebeck.de or get information here: luebeck.de/coronavirus (in German)

For medical advice in the context of Covid-19

The medical on-call service is available daily 24/7 by phone via +49 451 116117 and will help you out with information concerning health issues connected to the Covid-19 virus.

 

Test stations in Travemünde and surroundings

At the bottom of this page we have put together for you a list of the test stations in Travemünde. If you have any further questions, please contact us phone via +49 4 502 99 890 151 or mailto nadin.kaboth@luebeck-tourismus.de.

The tourism codex of the Baltic Sea Schleswig-Holstein

The Baltic seaside resorts pull together to ensure the wellbeing and health of their guests, employees and the local people. Together with of the Ostsee-Holstein-Tourismus e.V. they developed a tourism codex for the Baltic Coast of Schleswig-Holstein which focuses on all partners and their strengths and presents the actions that are being taken.

FAQs

Can I spend my holiday in Travemünde?

Yes, hotels, pensions, holiday apartments and campsites welcome all guests who are travelling privately. The 3G rule applies here as well, which means fully vaccinated, recovered or tested. Each overnight guest must present a negative test on arrival (not older than 48 hours for a PCR test / 24 hours for an antigen rapid test). The deadline runs from the first test at home and not from the arrival in Travemünde. The presentation of a negative test is additionally required two times per week during your stay. Additional tests after arrival will not be necessary. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are exempted. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours.

Alternatively, as an overnight guest, you can provide evidence that you have recovered (for at least 28 days and maximum 6 months ago) or have been fully vaccinated at least 14 days ago. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours. For further information on the proof of recovery / tested / vaccinated click here.

Please check with the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community (BMI) prior to your trip to find out which regulations apply specifically with regard to the country from which you plan to enter Germany.

Further info is available on the website of the Foreign Ministry.

How do I prove my vaccination/recovery status?

Proof of vaccination status is provided by presenting your vaccination card or certificate. You can either carry your vaccination card or your vaccination certificate with you and show it if you want to use a tourist offer that requires such proof. Alternatively, you can use the electronic vaccination certificate, e.g. via the Corona warn app or the luca app.

A person who has been infected with SARS-CoV-2 for at least 28 days and maximum 6 months ago is considered to have recovered. Evidence of recovery status is provided by a positive PCR test result with a date that is at least 28 days old and is not older than 6 months.

Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours.

What are the regulations for campsites and camper pitches?

You are welcome to camp again in Travemünde, booking in advance is required. The demand is high! The 3G rule applies here as well, which means fully vaccinated, recovered or tested. Proof of vaccination or a negative test on arrival must be presented (must not be older than 24 hours for the antigen rapid test / not older than 48 hours for PCR test). The presentation of a current negative test is additionally required two times per week during your stay. . Additional tests after arrival will not be necessary. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are exempted. Sanitary facilities are available. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours.

For the camper pitches in Travemünde at the Kowitzberg and the Travemünder Landstraße, the maximum stay is 24 hours, a reservation in advance is not possible.
The Regulatory Office monitors this intensively. check: www.visit-travemuende.com/service/travelling-parking

Can I visit Travemünde as a day guest?

Yes, you are more than welcome. There is no compulsory testing for day visitors in public spaces. There’s no mandatory testing for outdoor dining.

The so-called 3G rule applies for indoor areas. This means that only fully vaccinated, recovered and tested persons are allowed to be in certain indoor areas, e.g. indoor dining, indoor events and accommodation establishments. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are exempted. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours.

What is happening to the App luca?

Right now, contact tracking in outdoor areas is not required in Schleswig-Holstein and from 20th September collecting contact data for indoor areas will be abolished.

More Information (German)
What about the access to the beaches? Are there any restrictions? Do I have to book a beach ticket online?

From 15th September to 14th May you do not have to pay a fee to use the beach.

If you are an overnight guest and have a spa card (ostseecard), following prices above 18 years old apply: 01.01.-14.05. € 1,60 per day / 15.05.-14.09. € 3,00 per day / 15.09.-31.12. € 1,60 per day (the beach fee is already included). during the season.

Where do I have to wear a face covering?

A mask is required when entering a building in Travemünde where the 3G rule cannot be observed. This also includes all means of public transport, public buildings, shops or supermarkets. Here you have to wear a surgical mask or a higher quality FFP2 or KN95/N95 mask. Excluded from the regulation are children under the age of seven as well as drivers of buses, trains and taxis.

Please put on your mask, wherever the distance to your fellow human beings is less than 1.5 metres.

What is the timetable for the Priwall ferry service?

The car ferry runs every 10 to 15 minutes. The passenger ferry service from Nordermole jetty will be available daily from 10 am to 10.30 pm. It is also available for bicycles and wheel chairs.

Are restaurants and cafés open?

Restaurants and cafés are open. We recommend reserving a table, but walk-in guests are also welcome.

Currently, the so-called 3G rule will apply. This means that only fully vaccinated, recovered and tested persons are allowed to be in certain indoor areas, e.g. indoor dining, indoor events and accommodation. A negative rapid antigen test (not older than 24 hours) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) can be presented as a proof. For vaccinated and recovered persons there is no obligation to undergo testing. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are also exempted. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours. There is still a requirement indoors for adherence to the given rules, and wearing mouth-nose coverings (outside of your own table). Contact tracking is not compulsory anymore in indoors areas, as well as wearing a face covering where the 3G rule can be observed. Keeping a distance of 1.5 metres is still recommended. Of course, if you feel safer with a mask on you are very welcome to wear it.

In outdoor dining areas, the 3G rule does not apply, i.e. you are allowed to be in the outdoor areas even without the corresponding proof. In addition, wearing a mask and collecting contact data will no longer be required in outdoor areas.

Are the VOI and LIME e-scooters available?

The e-scooters in Travemünde are available. Wear gloves to stay protected and wash your hands before and after using them for safety reasons. Also maintain the safety distance please.

Do the public guided tours take place?

No, there won't be any tours until further notice.

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Are there currently any events taking place in Travemünde?

The outdoor event season 2021 is running. In outdoor areas, there is no obligation to wear a mask or to collect contact details. But please, always pay attention to the distance and hygiene rules.

Concerts, theatre and cinema performances are permitted indoors with some restrictions in place. Here too, the so-called 3G rule will apply from 23rd August. This means that only fully vaccinated, recovered and tested persons will be granted access to indoor events. A negative rapid antigen test (not older than 24 hours) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) can be presented as a proof. For vaccinated and recovered persons there is no obligation to undergo testing. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours. Please note: From age 16 you must present your photo ID to prove that your negative test really applies for you. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are also exempted. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours.

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Am I allowed to travel to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as a day guest?

You can travel to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as a day visitor without proof of vaccination.

Can I book a tour with the MS Hanse?

You are welcome to take a tour between Lübeck and Travemünde with the MS HANSE until the winter break starts 17th October 2021.

In indoor areas on board, for example in the salon/restaurant, the so-called 3G rule applies. This means that only fully vaccinated, recovered and tested persons will be granted access below deck. A negative rapid antigen test (not older than 24 hours) or a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) can be presented as a proof. For vaccinated and recovered persons there is no obligation to undergo testing. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours. Children up to the age of 7 and pupils, who are regularly tested at school, are also exempted. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours. Please note: If you are 16 or older you must present your photo ID to prove that the negative test certificate is yours.

Until 20th September you had to wear a mouth-nose-covering, whenever you move around in the salon/restaurant or are on the way to the restroom. This is not obligated anymore. For the use of the outdoor areas onboard a 3G proof is not required. Keeping a distance of 1.5 metres and carrying a face covering when using the restroom or walking through the salon is still recommended. Please pay attention to current hygiene rules onboard.

www.hanse-travemuende.de
Are shops open in Travemünde?

Retail shops in Travemünde are open. During the summer season, shops in Travemünde are allowed to open on Sundays. A medical mask - a surgical mask or a FFP2 or KN95/N95 mask - is required in all shops! Please avoid any unnecessary contacts.

Do church services take place?

In the churches there is an exception to the 3G rule. There is no need to proof that you are vaccinated, have recovered or are tested negatively. A surgical mask or FFP2 mask must be worn at the site, when singing together indoors or the distance of 1.5 metres to people other than family members or of the same household cannot be kept. This rule does not apply when only fully vaccinated, recovered or tested people take part. Children under the age of seven and minor pupils, who are regularly tested at school are included. From 4th to 17th October 2021 due to the fall holidays pupils will have to present a negative test not older than 72 hours.

The St Lorenz Church invites you to worship on Sundays and public holidays at 10 am.

Will Corona testing continue to be free of charge?

The Federal Government’s offer of cost-free testing for German citizens will end 11th October 2021. For individuals who cannot be vaccinated, the offer for cost-free rapid antigen testing will remain in place.

++ Updated 20th September 2021 ++

The website of the government of Schleswig-Holstein is available for further information. Please note, that no responsibility can be taken for the correctness of the information given here.

The beach and the promenade right now!

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WHERE TO GO WHEN THE BEACH IS TOO CROWDED

The beach at Priwall

Our natural beach invites not only for sunbathing, but also for longer walks.

Dummersdorfer Ufer

Our “Stülper Huk" in midst the nature reserve is just waiting for your visit. Did you know? In German “Stülper Huk" is the maritime name of seafarers and fishermen for the hook-like sand nose of the peninsula.

Steep coast of Brodten

The panoramic path with stunning views over the Baltic Sea is ideal for walks and bike rides.

Lübeck

You can easily explore the Old Town of Lübeck with its world-famous Holsten Gate, the courtyards and alleyways and the varied museums on foot in one day.

Pötenitzer Wiek

As a European protected landscape for birds, our Pötenitzer Wiek is the ideal place to listen to the chirping birds.

Sneaky paths

Discover your own special places on the sneaky paths. Attention: Please stay on paved paths only.

Testing sites in Travemünde

Atlantic Grand Hotel

Operator: Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V

  • Kaiserallee 2 23570 Lübeck-Travemünde
  • Phone: +49 451 580100
  • Mail: testen.shso@johanniter.de
  • Appointment necessary: yes
  • Barrier-free: yes
  • Opening hours: Mon - Sun 12 am – 7 pm 
BeachBay
  • Priwallpromenade 4 23570 Lübeck-Travemünde
  • Phone: +49 163 3293306
  • Mail: firmen-coronatest@praxis-dr-remmele.de
  • Appointment necessary: no
  • Barrier-free: yes
  • Opening hours: Mon - Sun 10 am – 1.30 pm and 3 pm – 7 pm
Test station Maritim hotel

Operator: cbaMED
Trelleborgallee 2 23570 Lübeck
Online: https://cbamed.de/corona-schnelltest-luebeck/
Mail: maritim@coronatest-luebeck.de
Appointment necessary: ja
Barrier-free: ja
Opening times: Mon - Sun 8.30 am - 12.30 am and 2.45 pm - 6 pm 

Further testing sites are available in many other places in the region.

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