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The beach in Heringsdorf seen from northwest

Heringsdorf is the famous seaside resort Kaiserbad on Usedom Island on the German Baltic Sea Coast bordering the Polish city of Świnoujście (Swinemünde). It is composed of the three spa areas known as Ahlbeck, Bansin and Heringsdorf (which forms the center).

Get in[edit]

Usedom is well-connected for travellers throughout the year.

By train[edit]

The Usedomer Bäderbahn[dead link] (UBB) connects the island from Stralsund via Wolgast to Swinemünde.

  • 1 Bahnhof Seebad Heringsdorf. Seebad Heringsdorf railway station (Q801425) on Wikidata

By car[edit]

Bridges connect the island via the federal streets Züstrin (B 110) and in Wolgast (B111).

By plane[edit]

  • 2 Heringsdorf Airport (HDF IATA). regional airport that connects cities as far away as Zurich and Vienna during the summer. The airport is connected to the beaches by bus. Heringsdorf Airport (Q531664) on Wikidata Heringsdorf Airport on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

Map of Heringsdorf


  • 1 Heringsdorf pier (Seebrücke Heringsdorf). at 508 metres Germany's longest pier. Heringsdorf Pier (Q2264641) on Wikidata Heringsdorf Pier on Wikipedia
  • Bäderarchitektur (Resort architecture). Along the promenade you will find a number of interesting villas
  • 2 Ahlbeck Pier. 280 m (920 ft) the oldest pier in Germany Ahlbeck Pier (Q1407464) on Wikidata Ahlbeck Pier on Wikipedia







Heringsdorf, Ahlbeck and Bansin each have their own distinctive centers with a nightlife of their own. Don't expect too many wild parties though, as they have a rather laidback flair with elegant lounges, cozy pubs and intimate music venues. Bordering Świnoujście (nicknamed "Swini") is known for its colourful nightlife with various dancing clubs.



There are a large number of hotels and holiday rentals in the area. See also the entries under eat and drink for hotels.

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