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Address: Gothmund, 23568 Lubeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

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Beautiful area of perfectly maintained traditional homes-perfect for a walk

This is a beautiful area for a walk. This is an area full of well maintained traditional homes . Perfect area for a walk.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2016
mamaguatemala
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

This is a beautiful area for a walk. This is an area full of well maintained traditional homes . Perfect area for a walk.

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Hamburg, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Gothmund near the city of Lübeck - Travemünde is a cosy little village full of souvenirs backed by the “good" old times of fishermen and whalers. Cosy little houses offer a charming view back into history. Gothmund is situated directly at the river Trave and is accessible by boat or car. It´s worth a walk and some sightseeing.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

We have been to many such exotic villages the world over, closest resemblance was with Japanese gasso villages. All of them were UNESCO world heritage sites and rightly so. Gothmunder weg is equally exotic with exquisitely maintained houses, lawns, gardens, exteriors and lanes. But the problem is that it is not meant for tourists to flock around - no cafes,... More 

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Yetts o' Muckhart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Cheap public bus from Lubeck stops very close. The old fisherman's village has many thatched houses and the thatch (Phragmites) grows extensively here. Don't stop with the village but continue upstream on the good tow path and return via the goose path to circle the lagoons. Good birding here at all times of year.

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Fairfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Great spot for a peaceful walk to see the prettiest little houses. There's no restaurants or activities to do here (at least not that we saw), just a beautiful little village that seems untouched by time. Actually, it's probably a little too beautiful to have looked just like that in the 1800s? But never mind, we really enjoyed our walk... More 

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Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The little village Gothmund is definitely worth a stop or at least a drive by from ship, since it is still a quite authentic fisher's village. The houses are neither sold nor rented out to anybody, but local families, so it keeps it traditional appearance. When you stroll through it, you get a feeling of being in an open air... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 

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Arizona
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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.

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Odense
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

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.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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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 

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