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An event organised by the
Hanseatic City of Lübeck

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Hanseatic city of Lübeck - World Heritage site and gateway to the Baltic Sea

The history of the hanseatic city of Lübeck goes back until the 8th century. In the 10th century Lübeck was given its currents city rights. The city is one of the founders of the Hanseatic League and is still a proud hanseatic city. Lübeck is unique, wonderful and versatile. In addition to the maritime atmosphere, many medieval buildings of the old town characterize the cityscape of Lübeck, which is part of the Unesco World Heritage List. Landmark of the city is the Holstentor. Also the salt storage at the Trave characterize the image until today. All over the world, who thinks about Lübeck, thinks about Marzipan- the sweet temptation. The maritime atmosphere of the hanseatic city, its culture, the history, the friendly hustle and bustle during the day and night as well as the wide sandy beaches of the Baltic Sea resort of Travemünde invite you to a lot of refreshing activities. We wish you a wonderful stay in Lübeck and at the Baltic coast. Discover the hanseatic city its sights, the people, the cuisine and the unique sports events.
By the way: instead of "Hello!", here we use "Moin Moin".


ATLANTIC Hotel Lübeck
AtlanticImmediately located in the heart of Lübeck's Old Town, just 1 minute from the start and finish of the city marathon, you live in the modern ATLANTIC Hotel Lübeck With breakfast on marathon-day until 14:00 clock! Very comfortable rooms offers you best comfort before and after the run. Free welcoming sparkling water and the possibility of tea and coffee making facilities in your room improve your stay. For relaxation, guests can use the sauna and fitness area on Level 7 free for hotel guests. Guests of the marathon, we offer a late check out of the hotel room on marathon day (by appointment). Find out directly on +49 (0) 451-384790 about our Marathon Package or contact us over: http://www.atlantic-hotels.de/luebeck. Reservation required at: +49 (0) 451 38479 583.


Holiday Inn Lübeck
Holiday InnThe Holiday Inn Lübeck is central located at the Burgtor, close to the historic city center and directly on the route of the "Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon". The Hotel is an newly refurbished, modern House with warm atmosphere. The comfortable rooms with a minimum size of 25 square meters are equipped with an additional sitting area, air conditioning, TV and free coffee and tea making facilities. Free Wi-Fi and use of the spacious spa and fitness area with pool and two sauna is included. For all Guests at the Lübeck Marathon we offer a discount of 10 percent to the current public rate. Contact us on +49 (0) 451 3706433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are looking forward to welcome you as guests at our Holiday Inn Lübeck.


Vier Jahreszeiten Hotel Lübeck
4 Jahreszeiten HomepageNot right in the middle, but totally present! Close to the track of the "Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon" the Vier Jahreszeiten Hotel Lübeck is located. Modern furnished hotel rooms offer living comfort and rest at a high level. You will find a bottle of water as well as a "portion of vitamines" salutatory. As our guest you are able to make use of the sauna and the fitness area at the "Perfect Fitness" next door for free. Book now under the heading "Stadtwerke Lübeck Marathon"! Please feel free to call 0451-48053-0 or send us an e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are looking forward to welcome you as our guest at the Vier Jahreszeiten Hotel Lübeck.


Lübeck is perfect to arrive. The Hanseatic city is an ideal place to reach from here to Scandinavia or to travel by train via Hamburg to the south. With Deutsche Bahn you can start your travel relaxed. It offers you unique possibilities almost to all corners of Europe. Finn Lines takes tourists over the Baltic Sea directly to Scandinavia and back. Rediscover the Baltic Sea completely new!

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681597 web R B by Dirk Kruse pixelio.deTake the train directly to the most beautiful Destinations. Use the deals from our partner Deutsche Bahn and reach your goals easily without traffic jams and searching parking space.

FinnlinesWhether Helsinki in Finland, Malmö in Sweden, St. Petersburg in Russia or Ventspils in Latvia - many Finnlines trails leading to Lübeck. On our modern combined passenger-freight ferries you can optimally prepare your run, not least thanks to the Finnish sauna on board who is free available to you during crossing. Well equipped cabins offers a good night's sleep and a varied buffet in the restaurant provides refreshment. And if your equipment exceeds the size of a sports bag - take your car on the ferry! All information, timetables, prices and special offers available on internet or by calling our passenger service on +49 451 1507-443.


Always something going on, always something to do. The hanseatic city of Lübeck offers you a versatile and varied cultural tourist program around our Marathon. Historic downtown, museums, galleries, churches, theaters, and unique restaurants. The Trave is the "lifeline" to the historic city center. Here you will find not only countless pubs and restaurants, here is the culture at home. The "MuK" can accommodate thousands of guests at rock and pop concerts, exhibitions, congresses and meetings.

If you bring enough time, look here for more information: here.

A list of the tops of Lübeck can be find here:

  • Holstentor
  • Salt storage on the River Trave and historical Old Town
  • Town Hall
  • Cathedral
  • Niederegger Marzipan
  • Port and canal cruises
  • Museum Buddenbrooks
  • Travemünde on the Baltic Sea and sailing ship "Passat"
  • MuK Music and Congress Hall


To get safe and relaxed to Lübeck and Travemünde look at the following possibilities by car, train or public transport.

Arriving by car:

From which part of Germany you arrive - these roads lead easiest to Lübeck and Travemünde.

From the North: A7 from Flensburg, A1 from Puttgarden

From the East: A20 Rostock , A24 from Berlin and Hamburg exchange on the A1

From the south: A7 from Hanover and Hamburg exchange on the A1

From the West: A1 from Bremen

Note: Please keep in mind that the downtown area will be partially closed during the marathon. Parking garages and parking spaces are available in sufficient numbers about 10min walk from the start and finish away. See also: http://www.parken-luebeck.de/.

Arrival by plane

The Lübeck Airport connects the metropolitan region of Hamburg and the Baltic Sea region with destinations in Europe. The arrival and departure by plane is comfortable. See also here.

Arriving by train:

Take the train for your way to Lübeck and the marathon- comfortable and directly in the city center, relaxed and without searching parking spaces. Don't be stressed from the jam and enjoy your trip from the beginning. See here.

Lübeck by public transport

Public transport allows you to travel quickly and comfortably in Lübeck and Travemünde. The city traffic Lübeck GmbH operates public transport in Lübeck and the surrounding area as well as the Priwall ferries. See here.

The line network can be downloaded here.

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