We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Gothmund, 23568 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 26 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Pretty little town

this little town is easily accessed by public bus. There are quite a few beautiful old houses with traditional thatched roofs. When we were there, one of the houses was having its... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Bkbak
,
Arizona
Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this attraction
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Bremen, Germany
Level Contributor
117 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I mean, if you bike around the countryside, then by all means stop. If you have a car and can waste just a couple of minutes driving, do it. Also if you trek in the forest and happen on the village, it's OK. But I went on purpose and spent 5 € for a bus (both ways from the city... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Arizona
Level Contributor
252 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

this little town is easily accessed by public bus. There are quite a few beautiful old houses with traditional thatched roofs. When we were there, one of the houses was having its thatched roof replaced so it was interesting to watch. I'm not sure I'd want to be one of the residents with people snooping about.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Odense
Level Contributor
44 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Took a walk in the goth mind area which was a pleasant surprise. Only missing was a few hobbits as everything was looking like the shire - very clean and well kept. Some might say its a bit boring, but on a cloudy day in Lubeck this short trip was a welcome break.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warrington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went to Gothmund for the birdwatching opportunities. The tiny fishing village is a most amazing place, brick built cottages with thatched roofs, amazing gardens and orchards. Then the 8.5 k walk along the river Trave and through the forest, along by the lagoons and back to the village. The birding was stunning, especially our sighting of a hunting sea... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aitkin, Minnesota, United States
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We actually set out walking from Lübeck toward Gothmund, thinking we'd catch a bus along the way. I think we walked about 7 kilometers and finally got to Gothmund, hoping for a backerei so we could sit and rest and enjoy the village with coffee and kuchen accompaniment. But alas, no bakeries of any sort: just a lovely little village... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Not at all what we expected, but a wholly pleasurable experience. Walk along Fisherweg and you'll enjoy the quaint old houses with thatch roofs, the beautiful gardens, the views of the river and the artwork in the windows. A hidden gem.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Hampshire
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Gothmund is about 15 mins drive from Luebeck. We've been living in Lübeck for a year now and finally took the time to come out and visit. We were not disappointed. There are no real 'activities' here....but you really don't need them for this type of a place. The village is small and very picturesque. Looking forward to returning when... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
SpokaneWA
Level Contributor
167 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We just walked through this lovely village with our Lubeck Friendship Force host. The houses were very quaint and quiet, they showed us where they bought their fish fresh from the boats. Very memorable...

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We visited Gothmund as part of a shore excursion from our cruise ship. It was a refreshing break from the standard tours of cathedrals, palaces and monuments and gave us a wonderful insight into some of the real people that live in the area. It was a bit like stepping back in time as we walked through quiet paths passed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Lancashire England
Level Contributor
235 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2011

If you have time and want to see something other than Old Lubeck Town, Gothmund makes for a pleasant short trip out of the centre. Originally a fishing village it is now a suburb of Lubeck. Buses leave the bus station every 30 minutes from Stand 1 bus 12 to Normannweg. Normannweg is a street in Gothmund and the last... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 9

Travelers who viewed Gothmund also viewed

Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein
 
Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein
Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein
 

Been to Gothmund? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Gothmund

Address: Address: Gothmund, 23568 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Schleswig-Holstein  >  Lubeck

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gothmund staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?