Boating Holidays in Germany
Your choice of bases
Jabel Mecklenburg (one-way base only)
Potsdam Mecklenburg (one-way base only)
Marina Wolfsruch Brandenburg
Enjoy the varied and beautiful waterways of Germany as you cruise in the historic Prussian regions of Mecklenburg and Brandenburg. One of Europe's most beautiful regions, these waterways form a network of lakes and canals that provide an idyllic cruising area. Forests, moors and green pastures alternate along these varied waterways and the banks are lined with lakeside houses and baroque castles.
The lakes also offer a wide range of water sports, especially along the magnificent Muritz Lake, and the fishing is excellent for those who prefer to just relax on the banks and take in the scenery.
The Mecklenburg Lake District area is the largest of all interconnected Lake Districts in Germany and comprises of 1000 or more various size lakes. The interconnected waterways are so calm and tranquil allowing you to enjoy the majestic landscape. Take time to perhaps visit historical buildings, stately old churches, manors and castles, while, sightseeing in the small villages and towns through-out the Mecklenburg Lake District.
Brandenburg is home to historical towns, dreamy castles, country mansions and the exciting city of Berlin. With its wealth of lakes, rivers, canals and marshes you can enjoy an unforgettable boating holiday. Potsdam lies just to the south-west of Berlin in an idyllic landscape of woods and lakes. This region has more water than any other German state, so the deck of a boat is an excellent place from which to explore it.
Regional food and drink
Today simple but substantial food remains a characteristic of German cuisine. Meat, game, game birds and rabbit are considered traditional foods, as is the use of juniper berries, with mustard and horseradish being common condiments. The renowned Sauerkraut is still popular as well as their vast range of sausages (wurst), speciality cured meats and dairy products, often eaten with Pumpernickel bread. Beer production is part of the German way of life, and has become an art form, served with the greatest care and in specially designed glasses, gracing the most sophisticated of dining tables. There is one for every taste so enjoy a glass on the banks of the river.