Queen of the Hanseatic League

Welcome to Lübeck

Joyful, lively, serene - that's Lübeck's heartbeat, which pulsates through the winding streets of the island-shaped Old Town and fills the impressive brick architecture with life. Our Nordic beauty has retained the charm of the original port city and welcomes you openly with its motto "Concordia domi foris pax" - harmony inside, peace outside. A feeling of community accompanies you on your way past the historical monuments made of red brick: here we take care of each other and are always happy to welcome friends from near and far.

Go with the flow and stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage Site without any care, breathe history, discover art and culture sometimes in unexpected places and experience Lübeck's elixir of life, the waterways connecting Lübeck and the Baltic Sea! You are more than welcome!

Good to have you back!

Welcome to Lübeck! We would like to inform you here about everything you need to know about your carefree holiday with us. However, there are some minor restrictions again, which you should be aware of in order to best prepare your stay with us, which you can find on the website of the state government as well as on an extra page that we've put together for you to prepare your stay. We are always available and will keep you updated about all the latest rules here, so that you can feel comfortable and in good hands with us.

Christmas City of the North


Christmas miracle - every year


fascinating christmas worlds - made just for you


individual points of lights enchant the old town

After all, you cannot be totally indifferent towards a town, that you dedicate a book with elevenhundred pages to.

Thomas Mann, 1903

World Heritage

The Old Town - treasure-filled island awarded by UNESCO in 1987.


Museum Harbour

Home to more than 20 lovingly preserved traditional ships.


Holsten Gate

The late-Gothic building is one of the remains of the fortifications.


5 Gothic churches

Unique and proud landmarks of Lübeck's eventful history.



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