Half-Day Rostock & Warnemünde Private Shore Excursion for Cruise Ship Passengers

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Adult (Age 99 and younger)
Duration 5h
Language English German Spanish
Free Cancellation up to 48h in advance


Embark on a half-day trip from your cruise ship to Warnemünde and Rostock. See historic sights like the buzzing market square as well as fascinating attractions like the astronomical clock of St. Mary's Church.
Meet your guide on the dock directly at your cruise ship. Choose between traveling with public transportation or hopping into a private vehicle as get ready to explore the area like a local.

Begin with a stroll through Warnemuende,the authentic fisherman's village and seaside resort. Hear all about the past and present of this picturesque place from your guide as they show you all its sights.
See the typical gabled houses of the 18th and 19th centuries with their half-timbered facades and ornamented doors and gables. Stroll down the lively Old Stream canal with its charming shops and street performances. Stand on the sandy beach and admire the 1898-built lighthouse. </p><p>
Move onto Rostock itself and get ready to experience the Hanseatic city atmosphere. Stroll through the historic center of this university town to see landmarks like the town hall, market square, and medieval Monastery of the Holy Cross. 
Soak up the street life on the buzzing boulevard Kröpeliner Strasse, and admire the brick gothic town wall and mighty town gates. Finish your excursion with a trip to St. Mary's Church for its astronomical clock, before enjoying some time at your leisure and then transportation back to your cruise ship.


  • Immerse yourself in historic Rostock on this shore excursion from Warnemünde
  • See the city's striking town hall, lively market square, and historic university
  • Marvel at St. Mary's Church and examine its very own astronomical clock
  • See the authentic Old Stream canal with fisherman's boats, boutiques, and cafés
  • Learn all about the history of the area from your own tour guide as you go



1. Warnemunde Cruise Ship Port

Meet at the pier and start with a walking tour of Warnemuende. An enthusiastic local guide will share insight into the local history and present with you and take you to the most prominent places in Warnemuende and Rostock. 

The tour starts with a stroll through Warnemuende, the fisherman's village and seaside resort your ship docks in today. 

See the typical gabled houses of the 18th and 19th century with their half-timbered facades and ornamented doors and gables. The authentic "Old Stream" canal with its fisherman's boats, boutiques, cafés and often street art performance is an absolute must-see. Above all towers the lighthouse of 1898 and the sandy beach. 

2. Town Hall Rostock

An approx. 30 min ride away is the heart of Rostock, the biggest and most well known city of Mecklenburg county. This old hanseatic and university town offers a rich variety of sights and photo opportunities. During your guided walk of the historic center see the splendid town hall, lively market square, historic university, medieval monastery of the Holy Cross as well as the buzzling boulevard Kroepeliner Strasse and the brick gothic town wall and mighty town gates.

3. St. Mary's Church

Inside visit to St. Marien Church with astronomical clock and continue guided walk.

4. Warnemunde Cruise Ship Port

Enjoy some time for browsing, shopping or a snack before returning to the port.

What’s Included?

  • Professional local tour guide
  • Private car transportation or public transportation, depending on chosen option
  • Entrance fee to St Mary's Church
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Meeting and Pickup

This is a shore excursion available from the port of Warnemünde only. You will be picked up directly in front of your cruise ship.

Tour times are adjusted to your ship’s docking times. In the event of heavy traffic, road blockages, special events, or unforeseen circumstances the tour itinerary may be subject to change. We cannot take responsibility for such incidents and refunds will not be provided.

At the end of the tour you will be dropped off back at your cruise ship.

Cancellation Policy

- For groups of 1-6 people: free cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

- For groups of 7+ people: free cancellation up to up to 7 days ahead. From 6 days in advance to 24 hours in advance, a 50% fee will apply. /unless cancellation is due to the ship's itinerary change, in which case it can be done free of charge up to 48 hours ahead

- Cancellations less than 24 hours ahead or no-shows result in no refund.

Important Information

This tour runs with a maximum of 20 people per guide.

Private tours are available on any date. After making your booking, please let us know what time you would like to be picked up.

Shared tours are run from the following ships in the 2023 season:

Tuesday, May 9, 2023, 9:00 - Rotterdam
Friday, June 2, 2023, 9:00 - Celebrity Apex
Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 9:00 - Rotterdam
Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 9:00 - Norwegian Dawn
Friday, June 16, 2023, 9:00 - Nieuw Statendam
Wednesday, June 21, 2023, 9:00 - Carnival Pride
Sunday, June 25, 2023, 9:00 - Oceania Marina, MSC Poesia
Tuesday, June 27, 2023, 9:15 - Celebrity Apex
Friday, June 30, 2023, 9:00 - Norwegian Dawn
Monday, July 10, 2023, 9:00 - Nieuw Statendam
Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 9:00 - Carnival Pride
Monday, July 17, 2023, 9:00 - Sky Princess
Friday, July 21, 2023, 9:15 - Celebrity Apex
Monday, August 7, 2023, 9:00 - Norwegian Dawn
Tuesday, August 22, 2023, 9:00 - Norwegian Dawn
Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 9:15 - Celebrity Apex
Sunday, August 27, 2023, 9:00 - Azamara Pursuit, MSC Poesia
Monday, September 11, 2023, 9:00 - Oceania Marina
Friday, September 15, 2023, 9:00 - Oceania Riviera
Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 9:00 – Rotterdam


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