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Plön Castle

Plön is a town in Schleswig-Holstein, the northernmost state of Germany.

Get in[edit]

As for most places of Germany, Plön is connected to an extensive network.

By rail[edit]

  • 1 Train station. Regular (once a hour 5am-1am) trains leave from Kiel and Lübeck.

By car[edit]

If you are traveling by car, you should head towards Kiel or Neumünster (from the north / Denmark) and follow the federal road B76 (from Kiel to Lübeck) or B430 (from Neumünster to Plön). From the south, head for Hamburg and continue to Lübeck, than just follow the B76 towards Kiel.

By bus[edit]

There are several daily connection from Kiel, Lübeck and Neumünster as well as many regional villages and cities. The operator is Verkehrsbetriebe Kreis Plön (VKP) or Autokraft.

By bike[edit]

Additionally, it is possible to use the bike. However, it is advisable to stay of the federal roads (Bundesstraße), "B" and use smaller alternatives or bike tramps (Fahrradwege)

By plane[edit]

The closest airports is in Hamburg (HAM IATA).

Get around[edit]

Map of Plön

Plön is small enough to easily walk or bike around town.


Plön is famous for its lakes, which essentially surround the city.

  • 1 Johanneskirche. old and charming little church is worth a visit Johanniskirche (Q1698943) on Wikidata St. John's Church, Plön on Wikipedia
  • 2 Parnaßturm. tower, which offers a scenic view of the city with its surrounding landscape and lakes. Parnass Tower (Q1445619) on Wikidata Parnass Tower on Wikipedia
  • 3 Widow's Palace, Plön. Widow's Palace, Plön (Q1689715) on Wikidata Widow's Palace, Plön on Wikipedia
  • 4 Plön Castle. Plön Castle (Q314461) on Wikidata Plön Castle on Wikipedia
  • 5 Princes' House. Princes' House (Q616925) on Wikidata Princes' House on Wikipedia
  • 6 Nikolaikirche. Saint Nicholas Church (Q17573862) on Wikidata


Hiking, Sailing, Canoeing ...

  • 1 Prince's Island. is a scenic day walk; actually a peninsula Princes' Island (Q1740273) on Wikidata Princes' Island on Wikipedia
  • Trammersee (to the cities north). Through the 2h walk, you will pass through small villages, forests and scenic landscapes.



Eisenpfanne is a nice, general menu, steak-n-potatoes/pizza restaurant in the middle of the old town.

  • Altes Fährhaus. is both a restaurant and a hotel on the shore of the largest lake.



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