Ludwigslust trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ludwigslust

(4/5 based on 70+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: sightseeing, museums
Ludwigslust is a central castle town of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, 40 km south of Schwerin. Since 2011 it is part of the Ludwigslust-Parchim district.Ludwigslust is part of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. The former royal residential town is known for its rich heritage, especially the famed Ludwigslust Palace, that is also called Versailles of the North.HistoryIn 1724 Prince Ludwig, the son of Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, decided to build a hunting lodge near a small hamlet called Klenow. Later on, when he get the reign, he loved mostly to stay at this residence and called it Ludwigslust ("Ludwig's lust"). In 1765 Ludwigslust became the capital of the duchy instead of Schwerin. The town was enlarged by a residential palace (the castle). This situation lasted until 1837, when Grand Duke Paul Friedrich returned the capital status to Schwerin.The Wöbbelin concentration camp—sometimes referred to as Ludwigslust concentration camp—was established by the SS near the city of Ludwigslust in 1945. At the end of World War II, as the Line of contact between Soviet and other Allied forces formed, Ludwigslust was captured by British troops initially, then handed over to American troops. After several months the US troops departed and allowed Soviet troops to enter per the Yalta agreement designating the occupation of Mecklenburg to be administered by the Soviets.
Make the most of your holiday in Ludwigslust by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our Germany trip itinerary builder.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ludwigslust

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ludwigslust

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Ludwigslust:
Museums, historic sites, beaches
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, religious sites, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Historic sites, sightseeing, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, museums
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Museums, nature
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Mecklenburg-West Pomerania

16 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Rostock BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Rostock BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Germany SEE PLAN July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Germany BY A USER FROM INDIA February, romantic, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Germany & Prague BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Germany BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Germany BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Germany BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 1 day in Rugen Island BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News