Germany Germany

Worth knowing

The Ostseeküstenweg runs for a length of 398 kilometers through Germany.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 20 days to walk the Ostseeküstenweg.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail food supply is less of an issue. As a rule, you can either buy groceries every day or eat in a hut or restaurant.
Nevertheless, it is important to carry an appropriate supply with you.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and on campsites.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently prohibited. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Ostseeküstenweg

398 km
Elevation gain
2.350 m
Elevation loss
2.350 m
Highest Point
49 m
Lowest Point
0 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
398 km
2.350 m
2.350 m
49 m
0 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Ostseeküstenweg
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Ostseeküstenweg
You come to villages several times a day and often meet people

The best time to hike the Ostseeküstenweg is:


Arrival to the Ostseeküstenweg

You will arrive via Hamburg Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 3 hours.

Departure from the Ostseeküstenweg

Departure is via Berlin Brandenburg Airport (U.C.).

You can get to the airport per Bus / Zug. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Ostseeküstenweg

What else you should know about the Ostseeküstenweg

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