Graal-Müritz

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Graal-Müritz
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Graal-Müritz
Coat of arms
Graal-Müritz   is located in Germany
Graal-Müritz
Graal-Müritz
Coordinates: 54°15′N 12°15′E / 54.250°N 12.250°E / 54.250; 12.250Coordinates: 54°15′N 12°15′E / 54.250°N 12.250°E / 54.250; 12.250
Country Germany
State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
District Rostock
Government
 • Mayor Frank Giese
Area
 • Total 8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2012-12-31)[1]
 • Total 4,184
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 18181
Dialling codes 038206
Vehicle registration LRO
Website www.graal-mueritz.de

Graal-Müritz is a Seeheilbad (seaside health resort) in the German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It is located in the Rostock district, near Rostock, Ribnitz-Damgarten and Stralsund.

Graal-Müritz is among the most popular German destinations for tourism and health cures alike. It borders both the Baltic Sea and a large forest called Rostock Heath. The town offers many hotels, restaurants, a great 5 km beach, a spacious public Rhododendron Park and a well-being and fitness centre. There is an hourly train service to Rostock. This journey takes 30 minutes.

Museums[edit]

Graal-Müritz has its own museum of local history called "Heimatstube". In the region, there are several large museums like the German Seamanship and Navigation Museum (Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum) in Rostock, the German Amber Museum (Deutsches Bernsteinmuseum) in Ribnitz-Damgarten or the German Maritime Museum in Stralsund.

Sports and recreation[edit]

The local sports club, TSV Graal-Müritz, plays in the state's league. The beach and the surrounding area are great places for swimming, hiking, cycling, fishing, walking and running. Also, the Aquadrom, a large well-being, swimming and fitness facility is open all year round.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Graal-Müritz at Wikimedia Commons

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