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Colors of Schwerin - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Schloss Schwerin Schwerin is the amazing city with inexpressible atmosphere and interesting cultural traditions that locals cherish and hand down from generation to generation. Schwerin is often called the City of Seven Lakes; this fancy name describes one of its main distinctive features. The city is located in incredibly beautiful natural surroundings with seven scenic lakes, which are main natural attractions of the region.
1. Tourists visiting Schwerin for the first time and planning a rich program of excursions should definitely look into the tourist office. It is located at the Am Markt square; it offers a … Open
Schwerin is also called Florence of the North. Travelers that had been to Florence really admit the remarkable similarity in the atmosphere and lifestyle of these two cities. Schwerin features indescribable natural splendor and harmonious architecture; it really has something to surprise its guests.
Fans of theater associate Schwerin with the grand festival, Shlossfestshpile. It is one of the largest and most interesting in Germany. The Alter Garten theater hosts the festival; every day there are interesting performances and recreational activities. During the festival, Alter Garten is the noisiest and busiest place in the city. A special holiday program is prepared by local theaters. Copyright
Today Schwerin is actively developing as a popular tourist destination. This is natural as the city and its surroundings are rich in cultural and natural places of interest that … Open
The cultural calendar of the city is not limited to theater festival. Another spectacular and festive event is the annual parade of diesel boats held in May. Shoppers will be interested in visiting the city during the second half of June, when Schwerin pottery fair is held. Pottery remains one of the most important national crafts. A lot of famous artists live in the city; during the fair, they offer their visitors their best works.
At the end of summer, the Festival of the old town is celebrated, immediately followed by the wine festival. There is also typical German festival in Schwerin dedicated to national drink. City takes part in a large-scale Bierborse festival; beer events are usually held in late May. The rich annual program is completed by the Christmas Fair; on the Christmas Eve there is always a very lively and friendly atmosphere in the city.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Schwerin
♥   Propstei- und Kathedralkirche St. Anna, Schwerin, 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kirche St. Georgen, Wismar, 29.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Marienkirche, Wismar, 29.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kirche St. Nikolai, Wismar, 30.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Domkirche St. Georg auf dem Berge, Ratzeburg, 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Domkirche St. Johannes der Täufer, Oldenburg in Holstein, 81.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National traditions of Germany

In Germany, it is customary to go to bed early and wake up early. Children begin going for sleep after 7pm. Calling each other after 8pm is considered the sheer tactlessness. However, you can call a German at 7 am, as the locals almost never sleep at this time. Still, this rule does not apply to young people; they can spend time at parties and in clubs all night long. You can be a guest here only by invitation. Even close relatives do not visit each other without a call. During the holidays, the Germans serve soft drinks and sweets first. Only after that, come meat dishes and alcohol. The Germans are always friendly. They uually restrain emotions, which may seem somewhat insincere, but restraint is one of the main national traits. … Open
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Schwerin. Learn the best periods to visit Schwerin to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Schwerin. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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