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„Discover, play and relax!“ is our motto for outdoor activities

Everybody‘s talking about the chalk coast, but I was actually there! I posted my photos right away. Even those showing a cheeky raven stealing an ice cream cone out of my hand. What a great place!

Mara, 11 years old

View from the KÖNIGSSTUHL
View from the KÖNIGSSTUHL

The observation platform on the Koenigsstuhl – 118 metres above the Baltic Sea

Enjoy an unparalleled view of the Baltic Sea from the world-renowned, 118 metre-high Koenigsstuhl. The deck is only a short three-minute walk from the entrance of the National Park Centre and can accommodate up to 100 visitors at a time.

Out-of-doors

Come relax, play and get enlightened. While the children are off romping on the playground, adults can join a ranger for a guided tour, daydream in the lounge chairs, pear through the Window to the UNESCO Heritage Site or enjoy the view from the Koenigsstuhl.

  • Ruegen‘s famous landmark

    Enjoy an unparalleled view of the Baltic Sea from the world-renowned, ...

    Koenigsstuhl

    Ruegen‘s famous landmark

    Enjoy an unparalleled view of the Baltic Sea from the world-renowned, 118 metre-high Koenigsstuhl. The observation deck is only a short three-minute walk from the entrance of the National Park Centre and can accommodate up to 100 visitors at a time.

  • An interesting conversation

    News about the National Park, facts concerning the UNESCO Heritage ...

    Introductory guided tours

    An interesting conversation

    News about the National Park, facts concerning the UNESCO Heritage Site, fossils for touching, and answers to all your questions – all this and more is available during the 25-minute introductory guided tour by a member of our expert staff.

  • A forest giant

    Jasmund in the year 1850: Artists of the Romantic period, inspired by ...

    Redwood tree

    A forest giant

    Jasmund in the year 1850: Artists of the Romantic period, inspired by the chalk cliffs of Ruegen, begin making a name for themselves. The sculptor R. Begas visits the Koenigsstuhl with a three-metre-long redwood sapling in tow. Today, this tree towers over the beech forest of the peninsula.

  • A daring feat

    This climbing adventure takes you from one gnarly tree trunk to the ...

    Climbing the tree tops

    A daring feat

    This climbing adventure takes you from one gnarly tree trunk to the next, connected by beams, ropes and chains. All year round, you can climb, practice balancing, swing from branch to branch or just relax.

  • Sit back and relax

    Enjoy a break after hiking through the woods, visiting our exhibition ...

    Sunny terraces

    Sit back and relax

    Enjoy a break after hiking through the woods, visiting our exhibition or seeing the film in the cinema. You can quench your thirst, choose a delicious snack or order from the grill in the National Park bistro while relaxing a sunny terrace.

  • A special view

    The Ancient Beech Forest lies protected within the National Park. A ...

    Window to the UNESCO Heritage Site

    A special view

    The Ancient Beech Forest lies protected within the National Park. A narrow strip of ancient forest borders the National Park Centre. The view from the UNESCO window gives insight into this miracle of nature.

  • Colourful activities

    A heavenly swing and other fanciful playground equipment can be found ...

    Artist‘s meadow

    Colourful activities

    A heavenly swing and other fanciful playground equipment can be found just above the steep chalk cliff. Right next door, in the shade of the ancient beeches, there is a big easel set up for the famous painting by Caspar David Friedrich, „Chalk cliffs on Ruegen“. In the summer, creative and diverse activities take place on the Artist‘s meadow!

Visitor‘s Centre

Opening hours

Easter to 31 Oct  | 9 am - 7 pm
1 Nov to  Easter | 10 am – 5 pm

Admission

Children 6-14 years |  €4.50
Adults |  €8.50
Families (2 adults + children) |  €17.00

Information and reservations

KOENIGSSTUHL National Park Centre
Sassnitz on Ruegen
  +49 (0)38392 6617 66
  info@koenigsstuhl.com


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