Ahlbeck offers a variety of interesting and beautiful sights. One of the most famous is the 280 meter long pier from the Wilhelminian Era, which is also the oldest in continental Europe. By the way, the pier is probably the most photographed motive of Usedom. At the pier regular pleasure boats travel to the other seaside resorts and to Poland.
Along the beach promenade you can admire the impressive villas in the style of the Baltic seaside resort architecture. The impressive Maritime Museum in the nearby Hanseatic city of Stralsund is one of the most visited museums in the region. In the local museum in Zinnowitz you can learn exciting details about the history of the Baltic Sea island and the vegetation.
In Peenemünde is the Army Research Institute, in which the V1 and V2 were developed. The former military base has been a museum since 1990 and houses, amongst other things, the U-Boat, Phenomenon Museum and the Historical Technical Information Center. For nature lovers the Nature Conservation Center in Karlshagen offers interesting facts about the flora and fauna of the region.
The parallel beach running bike path and green outback with its blue lakes are ideal for cycling, hiking or just walking. Usedom offers numerous water sports such as sailing, diving, wind and kitesurfing and water skiing. Usedom is particularly good for fishing - quiet bays, open sea and clear lakes offer the perfect conditions. Especially good for beginners - the tourist license, which can be purchased on the Baltic Sea island.