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Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, MeckPomm, or MV, also known as Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, is a federated state within the north of Germany. Formed as a merger of the Mecklenburg and Vorpommern historic regions, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the sixth largest German state, based on area, and is the least densely populated of all the other German states.

The major cities within Mecklenburg-Vorpommern include: Rostock, Schwerin, Neubrandenburg, Stralsund, Greifswald, Wismar, and Güstrow, with Schwerin being its capital city. The region boasts a total of 283 nature reserves, 110 landscape reserves, along with three of Germany’s 14 national parks.

Nowadays, a large number of MV people speak the Standard German but some parts of the state still practice Low German or Plattdeutsch or Niederdeutsch when within various communities and other cultural events. English is understood by some residents within larger cities; smaller areas might require a few basic German phrases here and there.

What to see & do

When in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, it is expected to see holiday resorts, along with other destinations that include experiencing nature at its finest. The MV coastline of the Baltic Sea, include islands such as Rügen and Usedom, with the Mecklenburg Lake District – all of these spots make the state one of Germany's leading tourist destinations. In addition, among the known destinations within the state include parks such as Jasmund National Park, Müritz National Park, and Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park.

MV’s central market square also features architecture that is characterised by mainly a Hanseatic style, with brick gothic churches, agricultural heritage sites, homesteads, thatched roof houses, windmills, and manor houses, as well as castles, some having been built as late as the middle ages.

Some of the unique destinations within the state also include museums, art galleries, and theatres. Some of the more notable places to visit are: the Mecklenburg State Theatre, the Rostock People's Theatre, the Theatre of West Pomerania, along with the Ernst Barlach Theatre of Güstrow, the Theatre of Parchim, the Anklam Theatre, and the Wismar Theatre. The lively scene during festivals is also not to be missed. The popular festivals in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern include the Störtebeker Festival on the island of Rügen and the Vineta Festival on Usedom.

Among other famous tourism spots also include Poel and Hiddensee islands; Fischland-Darß-Zingst, Ahrenshoop, and Zingst peninsula; Binz, Boltenhagen, Graal-Müritz, and Heringsdorf seaside resorts; and UNESCO World Heritage Sites Stralsund and Wismar cities, to name a few.

How to get around within Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Public transportation in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern includes trains and buses. The state is served by a well-developed train network, along with bus connections available on areas when train service is unavailable. When possible, it is also recommended to travel by car or bicycle.

How to get there

Getting into Mecklenburg-Vorpommern by air is possible by flying to its airports: Schwerin-Parchim International Airport in Schwerin, Hamburg Airport (Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel Airport) in Hamburg, and Berlin Tegel Airport, Berlin Schönefeld Airport, and Berlin Brandenburg Airport in Berlin. Fly into Mecklenburg-Vorpommern through flights offered by Air Berlin, Air Hamburg, and Lufthansa, among others.

Flights to Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

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