The Priwall peninsula enchants with a bathing beach that not only nature lovers rave about.

The Priwall between the Baltic Sea and the Trave River has belonged to Lübeck since 1226. It is a very special place of unspoiltness and originality. Numerous protected plants grow here. Rare species rest and breed in the bird sanctuary and beach rye and sea buckthorn grow between the dunes and the forest.

For a long time, the Priwall was only used as a pasture for cattle until a bathing establishment for locals was built here in the 19th century parallel to the fashionable spa. In the meantime, the aircraft and shipyard industries settled here, but for more than 50 years Priwall has once again belonged to nature.

A distinction is made between the northern and southern Priwall:

Northern Priwall: beach & dunes
If you are looking for a little more peace and seclusion, it is best to take the passenger ferry to Priwall - there you will find the original natural beach with gentle dunes and adjacent woodland. In addition, this is the best place for families with small children, because especially on Priwall the beach slopes gently and the tots can safely splash around in the shallow water. Little adventurers are sure to enjoy the local shells, whether to decorate their sandcastle, as a souvenir to take home or as a gift for mum. Baltic flat shells, sand clams, mussels and cockles are waiting to be found.

In 2013, Travemünde's beaches were awarded the red banner for safety by the International Life Saving Federation of Europe (ILSE). This means that they meet the requirements for a safe beach and are guarded by lifeguards.

On Priwall there is also a nudist area, a beach chair and boat rental as well as a dog beach.
Please note that a beach usage feeper person is charged.

South Priwall: Feuchtwiese nature reserve
A real paradise for many animal species is the 30-hectare meadow in the middle of the nature reserve: As a so-called "wet meadow", it contains numerous wet areas and tiny pools (ponds) - the perfect habitat for tree frogs, grass snakes and dragonflies. You can also observe bats, lapwings, redshanks and wagtails here.

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23570 Lübeck - Travemünde

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