Come to Zingst, take a deep breath and experience a unique combination of natural coastal landscapes, modern amenities and maritime heritage. Nature is our most valuable treasure: the fascinating natural landscape of the Zingst peninsula is bounded by the Baltic Sea to the north and two lagoons to the south. Large areas of these remarkable coastal and marine habitats are protected in the Western Pomerania Lagoon Area National Park. The spa resort Zingst is a seaside town located on the Zingst peninsula with direct access to the Baltic Sea, the lagoons and the National Park.
Autumn is an excellent time to experience nature in Zingst: amidst fall colours you can observe Europe‘s largest Eurasian crane staging area, fallow and red deer, as well as swans and white-tailed eagles. Let nature in Zingst inspire you!
The natural beauty and ever-changing light conditions of the coast attract many artists and photographers. In the past decade, Zingst has become a respected hub of photography. Zingst‘s world of photography revolves around the Max Hünten Haus, year- round workshops offered by the Fotoschule Zingst (with an emphasis on nature photography) and the renowned ten-day environmental photo festival »horizonte zingst«.
Zingst is also a place in which both adults and children can relax and enjoy the pleasures of holidaymaking. Throughout the year, the beach and nature provide a wealth of leisure and recreational activities. Naturally summertime in Zingst is quite busy - holiday time for families. But if you try, you can always find a quiet spot somewhere. Spring and winter are the best times for health and wellness holidays. The fresh sea air is perfect for preventative treatments in the Kurmittelcentrum. The doctors, therapists and alternative practitioners at the cure centre offer a diverse array of health treatments. In addition, you can cycle on excellent bike paths, take tai chi and qigong classes, and enjoy spa treatments.
Culinary pleasures and indulgence are also provided for in Zingst: a wide selection of restaurants, cafés and snack bars offers everything from home-made waffles to locally caught fish and game, as well as sea buckthorn ice cream in summer and hot punch in winter.
Lively and diverse: Zingst offers a rich array of activities and events all year round with something for every child, parent, and grandparent: the laser show „Lichtertanz der Elemente“, piano days during Easter, jazz & blues sessions at Pentecost, the »horizonte zingst« photo festival, children‘s week in the summer, open house weekend at the National Park in autumn, performances by the Shanty Choir, the art festival „Zingst Kunstmagistrale“, kid‘s crafts workshops – and much, much more.
Find out about maritime and local history in the Museumshof, join the kids while they discover and explore in the Experimentarium, go climbing and play minigolf at the Bomigo, and learn about photography in the Max Hünten Haus.
The residents of Zingst and the service personnel working to make your holidays memorable look forward to welcoming you to the Baltic Coast with their reserved northern German charm.
The spa resort Zingst is attracting more and more visitors each year: In 2015, 270 000 visitors booked 1.7 million overnight stays in the seaside town.
We look forward to your visit!