Germany » Müritz-Havel-Waterway | Germany

The destination between Müritz and Havel in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is the place to go for a dreamlike boating holiday.

Müritz-Havel-Waterway | Germany: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Degree of difficulty: For beginners (few locks)
Requirements: No license asked for hired boats
Character of waterway: back to nature, with urban surroundings
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Good

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Müritz-Elde-Waterway / Müritz | Germany
Obere (Upper) Havel-Waterway | Germany

This waterway was once Berlin’s major link to Hamburg and Schwerin. Today it is an important section of the lake district of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and its water tourism. It is a very beautiful area.
The waters – Information, description
On the Ellenbogensee, south of Priepert at km 72.5 on the Obere Havel-Wasserstrasse starts the Müritz-Havel-Wasserstrasse. It leads over Pälitzsee, Labusee, Vilzsee, Mössensee to the southerly end of the Kleinen Müritz, where it goes into the Müritz-Elde-Wasserstrasse.

Wellknown Places and Marinas: Granzow, Mirow, Strasen, Priepert, Rheinsberg, Marina Wolfsbruch, Hafendorf Rheinsberg.

Tourismus im Landkreis Müritz  Mecklenburgischen Seeeplatte.

The Rheinsberger & Zechliner Waters
After turning off at the Ellenbogensee, one crosses the Grossen Pälitzsee and gets into the Kleinen Pälitzsee. On its southerly end through the Hüttenkanal and its lock, one gets into the estuary of Rheinsberg and Zechliner Hütte with the Grossen Zechliner See, the Zootsensee, Döllgowsee, Rheinsberger See and many more.