Cape Arkona - The North Cape of Germany
Welcome to the municipality of Putgarten in its tourism area, located at the northernmost part of the island of Rügen! Here, you will find a diverse landscape and outstanding attractions of Rügen. A 42-meter-high chalk cliff, an ancient Slavic rampart, the lighthouses, and the observation tower, Gellort, the northernmost point of Rügen, the historic fishing village of Vitt, as well as Rügenhof in the town center, will make your holiday special. Get informed beforehand with the help of our app, which you can download from all app stores. A fantastic website and several live cams provide online and virtual information about everything important at Cape Arkona.
Starting from the parking lot at the entrance to the village (where our information office is also located), you move through a traffic-calmed zone - ideal for cycling and hiking tours, including with your children. Numerous play opportunities await the little guests along the way. Additionally, you have the option to explore the area with the Arkona train, stopping at Rügenhof, Arkona, and Vitt, or by taking a horse-drawn carriage ride.
The north of the island of Rügen means endless expanses of landscape and sky in an unspoiled nature. Cycling and hiking trails invite you to active recreation. Use the SummitLynx app to earn your hiking badge from Cape Arkona. Along the way, you will also discover the northernmost nature reserve of the island, which you can explore on a circular hiking trail. We wish you an eventful and relaxing stay in our tourism area - Your municipality of Putgarten!