|• Mayor||Frank Giese|
|• Total||8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|• Density||500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)|
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.
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
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.
Resort architecture in Graal-Müritz
Media related to Graal-Müritz at Wikimedia Commons
- http://www.graal-mueritz.de/en/ official page (German, English)
- "Bevölkerungsstand der Kreise, Ämter und Gemeinden in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 31.12.2013". Statistisches Amt Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (in German). 23 September 2014.