Freetime activities


Discover Lübeck with your children: culture, adventures, excursions for the whole family

Ready, set, go! We have so many cool things to discover together with your parents - no matter, if it rains or storms or the sun shines. We have good ideas for every kind of weather!

Get to know Lübeck's harbour history

That's how ships were built in the past: In the city harbour you can discover the replica of a large threemasted sailing vessel from the times of the Hanseatic League. By the way: in those days rivers and oceans were the only options for somebody to travel far. Can you imagine that ? You can find further information on the page about the Museum Harbour Lübeck.

Discover Lübeck's sights and excursions with children

Culture and excursions to places in Lübeck's surrounding areas are anything but boring and a true highlight for every family holiday in Lübeck!

Nature, action and history: For every age taste and for all kinds of weather we've got awesome excursion tips for the whole family. The holiday with children will become an experience for everyone !

Free time activities in Lübeck

You're in Lübeck for your school holidays or longer than just a short holiday? We've got cool offers for that as well!

Why don't you play a round of miniature golf?

Wallstr. 20, 23560 Lübeck, Tel.: +49 (0) 4 51/7 44 33

Further information here.

Playgrounds in Lübeck

Do you feel like going wild, playing in the water and meeting new friends ? You can find three amazing playgrounds in the middle of the city - and your parents can relax close to you on the delightful green areas:

Water playground at the Kaisertor in the ramparts Wallanlagen

One of the most popular playgrounds in Lübeck awaits you with:

  • Green areas directly by the canal hiking track
  • A fenced playground
  • Shady green areas
  • The water basin is a popular meeting point on hot summer days in the Old Town area


Adress: Wallstraße, 23560 Lübeck

Playground in the Dräger Park

  • Large playground in the Dräger Park
  • Play and action possibilities for children of all ages
  • Spacious sand and water area
  • Slides, climbing scaffold, ropeway and football field


Adress: Drägerpark, Rudolf-Groth-Straße, 23566 Lübeck

Playground in Glockengießerstraße Lübeck

  • Well-kept areal in the heart of the Old Town in a courtyard
  • Accessible from the Glockengießerstraße, Hundestraße and Wakenitzmauer
  • Suitable especially for small children due to the protected location and the play equipment offer


Adress: Between Glockengießerstraße and Hundestraße, 23552 Lübeck

History-adventure-room in Lübeck

Would you like to be creative ? The History-adventure-room Lübeck offers yo numerous playing possibilities. Be it building a hut, crafting, drawing or animal care.

Skateboarding and roller-skating in Lübeck

You can skate on the skating track. Corner Hüxtstraße/Kanalstraße, 23522 Lübeck

Further information here. 

Nature adventures

Bananas and coffee fruits can be found in the Nature-schoolgarden.                     

An der Falkenwiese, Tel.: +49(0) 451/36615

Further information here.

Susi und die kleinen Strolche and Abacolino

Daimlerstraße 2, 23617

Maritime adventure

There is always something happening here: Marvel at the gigantic cargo ships and plenty of containers at the Lehmann-quay in Herrenwyk (between Lübeck and Travemünde).

Bathing and swimming

Splashing around and high diving? Off to the Lübeck outdoor pools.

Further information here.

Rent a ship or boat in Lübeck

Pedal boats, cannoes and motor boats are available for rent at the Moltkebrücke.

Further information here.

Boat tours in Lübeck

Boat tours on the rivers Trave and Wakenitz.

Further information here

Staying in Lübeck with a family: Hotels, holiday apartments, pensions and youth hostels

You're staying in Lübeck for a couple of days, for a short trip or during the holidays and are looking for a hotel, a holiday apartment, a pension, a youth hostel or a holiday house? Book your matching accommodation online or via phone. Here you can find reasonable holiday offers.

Overview accommodations and offers in Lübeck