The Dreilindengrund in Wolgast

Located on the Peenestrom in the district Tannenkamp in Wolgast you drive on the route of North German Romanticism along the Dreilindengrund. This translates to: The Ground of three limetrees. The name was given to it from the landing stage at the transfer of the fallen Swedish king Gustav II Adolf in 1633 during the Thirty Years' War. In memory of him three lime trees were planted. The small forest nearby was named Gustav-Adolf-Schlucht.

From the direction of Greifswald along the Baltic Sea Cycle Route, the trail leads along the Wolgast Tannenkamp animal park and Dreilindengrund. A swimming area at the Gustav-Adolfs-Schlucht invites you to linger and along the Peenestrom you have a wonderful view of the "Blue Wonder", the bridge to the island of Usedom. At the height of the KITA "Brummkreisel" is an information board for the Route of North German Romanticism.

Wolgast - The hometown of Runge
Philipp Otto Runge was born in 1777 in Wolgast. He is considered a very versatile romantic. His drawing talent was recognized early on. As a painter, he focused primarily on the portrait. He often drew his family and good friends, including Friedrich August von Klinkowström 1808. In addition Runge mastered the paper cutting and is considered to be the creator of the three-dimensional color theory. During his short life, he died at the age of 33 years old, he also created playing card motives.


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17438 Wolgast