The island of Hiddensee is a carfree island in the Baltic Sea, located west of Rügen on the German coast.
The island is a popular vacation destination for East Germany and continues to attract tourists today with its natural beauty.
The Isle of Hiddensee is not only a wildfowl paradise but alsoboasts some of the finest sandy beaches in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. It is only 18km long with a charming and unique landscape and a surprisingly varied flora and fauna. It has an impressive coastline with woodland, heath, moors and salt marshes.
Things to see and do
* Hiddensee lighthouse
* Horse & carriage trips
* Art galleries
* Cycle tours
Cruise Season - March - Nov
Currency - Euro () (EUR)
Language - German
Land Area - 19.02 sq km's
Population - 1,100 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - + 49
Port Location - The Island of Hiddensee has 3 harbours in the areas of Kloster, Vitte and Neuendorf.
Transport Links - The Island of Hiddensee lays to the west of the island of Ruegen and is reachable via the shipping routes from Stralsund and Schaprode. During the holiday season, there are additional routes from Breege, Wiek, Zingst and from Ralswiek on Ruegen.