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I'm planning a trip to Germany/France,Two weeks in total, the last few days I'm joining a group at the somme.Travelling alone, Crossing over Newcastle/ Ijmuiden, turning left and heading up the coast. I met a couple Germans here (Ireland) who said the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a nice area.

As I'm going Last week July, didnt want to head to far south to avoid the heat. Made the mistake a couple of years ago heading south in july was absolutley cooked !

Any advise on places, routes, must see.
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Hi RobA. The area you mentioned is a flat land studded with loads of lakes and rivers, if memory serves me well. Nice but lacking in topography, so i'd recommend taking in some of the cities as well esp Rostock and the awesome Berlin. On the way back to France i'd swing back through the Harz mountains and Quedlingburg for a night, then through the Sauerland and the Ardennes.
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..... I met a couple Germans here (Ireland) who said the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a nice area.

As I'm going Last week July, didnt want to head to far south to avoid the heat. Made the mistake a couple of years ago heading south in july was absolutley cooked !

.....

Must have been a bunch of ex-GDR guys

Sorry, no pun intended In fact, I like that region very much. Kind of melancholic landscape, similar to north-west Poland (Masuren). In summer really nice, lots of lakes, forests. Like Pottsy recommended, check out the city centre of Rostock, maybe Stralsund, Schwerin (castle). The coast from Rostock via Prerow to Stralsund is pretty, so is the peninsula of Ruegen.

Quedlinburg is also well worth a visit. It was in shambles after the end of the GDR, but has been very neatly restored.
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