Travemunde is a borough of Lubeck, Germany, situated at the mouth of Trave River in Lübeck Bay. It started its life as a fortress built in the 12th century by Henry the Lion, Duke of Saxony, to guard the mouth of Trave, and the Danes subsequently strengthened it. Travemunde became a town in 1317. In 1329 it passed into possession of the free city of Lubeck, to which it has since belonged. In 1807 its fortifications were demolished.
- Travemunde has been a seaside resort since 1802. It is the largest ferry port of Germany on the Baltic Sea with connections to Russia, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and Finland. The lighthouse is the oldest on Germany's Baltic coast, dating from 1539. Another Travemünde attraction is the Flying P-Liner Passat, museum ship anchored in the mouth of Trave.
- The annual Travemunder Woche is a sailing race week in Northern Europe. The Sand festival in is known as Sand World. Travemunde was evoked by Thomas Mann in Buddenbrooks. It is depicted as a place of freedom, happiness and love, in contrast with the problems of everyday life.
Lubeck is a Trave River cruise port in northern Germany. With a population of around 215,000, the city is located in the Schleswig-Holstein state. The port of Lübeck is also one of the Germany's largest cargo ports. The city's old part is situated on an island enclosed by the river. The Elbe–Lubeck Canal connects both rivers (Trave and Elbe). Travemunde is the Lubeck's sea port and ferry port on Baltic Sea.
- Among Lubeck's landmarks and attractions are the Old Town's medieval architecture and narrow streets, Lübecker Dom (cathedral)), Marienkirche (St Mary's church), Lubecker Rathaus (Town Hall), Katharineum, the houses of Thomas Mann and Gunter Grass, churches (Petrikirche, Jakobikirche, Propsteikirche Herz Jesu, Aegidienkirche), Salzspeicher (warehouses).
- Lubeck is also among the best Christmas market river travel destinations in Germany, with its handicrafts market inside the Heiligen-Geist-Hospital (Konigstrasse). The city is also known worldwide for its marzipan industry, with Niederegger being the best known local marzipan producer.
Highlights: Lubeck, Berlin, Hamburg
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Port Travemunde cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Travemunde, Lubeck, Germany. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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