Escaping the crowds on Rügen's peaceful little sister island
Spanning some 20 square kilometres, Ummanz Island in Rügen’s West, is only separated from the main island by a tiny bridge and is part of the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park. The island is part of the municipality Ummanz, which is home to roundabout 600 inhabitants – which makes Ummanz to one oft least inhabited places in northern Germany.
Ummanz is home to charming laidback villages and untouched natural landscapes. When you live in the city, Ummanz will seem like it’s on the other side of the world, but it is well worth a visit. The area has a unique atmosphere of peace and tranquillity that is perfect for people, who want to stay away from the crowd, far away from the hustle and bustle of the East coast. With terrain ranging from shallow lagoons with a unique flora and faune, pastures, meadows, forests and farmland, this charming county is ideal for outdoor activities– whether you’re into hiking, cycling or prefer to take in the scenery on a horse.
Moreover, Germany’s largest shallow water area is located right in front of the island, so If you are into watersports, Ummanz offers great conditions for kite-, wind and wingsurfing, SUP and canoe tours,
Whether you’re an adventurous traveller or you are just in need of some rest and relaxation and thus want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ummanz is a great place to get out in nature and is full of amazing places and activities just waiting to be discovered and experienced.
Things to do on Ummanz Island:
Here you can find all the things to do and places to see on Ummanz Island: