Travemünde is an old seaside resort (since 1802) and Germany's largest ferry port at the Baltic Sea with destinations to Sweden, Finland and Estonia. Travemunde is also the North Sea gateway for Hamburg, lying 70 miles inland on the banks of the Elbe.
Travemünde is a lively resort with broad beaches, a health spa, golf courses, horseback riding, yachting, fishing, gambling and nightlife. Other attractions include the Old Lighthouse, the 450-year-old St. Lorenz Church, the "Oldest House" (a fishing cottage from the late 1500s), the Passat (a four-masted sailing ship), and the annual Sand World sand-sculpture festival.
Things to See & Do
* The Passat
* Travemunde beaches
* Old Lighthouse
* “Oldest House”
* Trave river cruise to Lubeck.
Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Euro (€) (EUR
Language - German
Population – 14,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code + 49
Port Location – The Travemunde port is located in the town centre.
Transport Links - Trains from Lübeck stop at the ferry terminal, the pier of Skandinavienkai, and the Strandbahnhof or beach station in the town center. Stadtverkehr Lübeck buses 30, 31, and 40 run from Lübeck to a bus station next to the Strandbahnhof. Travemünde is served by TT-Line (from Trelleborg), Nordö Link (Malmö), Finnlines (Helsinki and St. Petersburg), and Lisco Baltic Service (Ventpils and Riga). German and foreign cruise ships also visit Travemünde during the Baltic cruising season. Könemann Schiffahrt runs a service on the River Trave between Lübeck and Travemünde from April through mid-October.