Pier at Graal-Müritz
|• Mayor||Frank Giese|
|• Total||8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|• Density||490/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 5-kilometre (3.1 mi) beach, a 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 Shipbuilding and Seafaring Museum (Schiffbau- und 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 Aquadrom is a large well-being, swimming and fitness facility.
Resort architecture in Graal-Müritz
- Official website (in German)