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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Ratzeburg?
If your trip to Ratzeburg is all organized but your travel itinerary is a bit on the empty side, let us give you a few hints and tips.Stop by Ratzburg Kurpark. It’s one sight you’ll find on many travelers’ to-do lists. Ernst Barlach Museum and Ratzburg Marketplace are also close by and worth a detour.
What are the best road trip destinations near Ratzeburg?
Keep on driving to Schwerin, a wonderful day-trip destination 25 miles away. You’ll find some interesting sights here like Schwerin Castle. Rostock is another popular place to punch into your GPS app. About 60 miles away, some of its most visited attractions include New Market.
Where are the best beaches near Ratzeburg?
Load the trunk with yummy snacks and drinks and head to one of the lovely beaches near Ratzeburg. Some of the nicest places to go for a seaside picnic are:

  • Priwall Beach (18 miles away).
  • Travemuende Beach (18 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Ratzeburg?
With your very own set of wheels, Ratzeburg is your oyster. People flock to this city for lots of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have a unique car for each of them. The top priority for families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a 12-passenger van. Thrifty travelers like the fuel-efficiency of our smaller rentals, such as a mini or an economy. If you want to make a grand entrance in Ratzeburg, you could even cast an eye over our special category for a vehicle that will make any car buff giddy with excitement.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Ratzeburg?
Sometimes the journey is more significant than the destination, which makes finding the right car important. If you’re about to head off on an epic road trip around Ratzeburg, a robust and stylish SUV could be a good choice. If you want the cheapest possible price and plan on staying mostly in the city, a versatile compact is hard to beat. All you have to do is choose what’s the best fit, throw your bags in the trunk, and hit the road.
What side of the road do they drive on in Ratzeburg?
You’ll need to keep right when driving in Ratzeburg. On top of that, exercise some extra caution if it’s your first time on the road here. Once you have a feel for the roads, you can relax and start enjoying the scenery!
Is it difficult to park in Ratzeburg?
It can be hard to find a parking space in Ratzeburg. Once you nab one, make sure you pay attention to the signage. Staying over the time limit or leaving the car in a no-standing zone can put a big hole in your vacation budget.
Does Ratzeburg have peak-hour traffic?
As the population of Ratzeburg is around 13,600, you won’t have a lot of trouble with traffic congestion. That said, main roads can get busy in the rush hours before and after work, so you may want to avoid driving during these times.
Are there speed limits in Ratzeburg?
There sure are. In Ratzeburg, speed limits range from 30km/h to 130km/h. Most built-up areas have a default speed limit of 30km/h unless stated otherwise.
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Herzogtum Lauenburg District?
Usually, your rental company will bill the amount stated on the fine to your credit card. Alternatively, the company may supply your contact details to local law enforcement agencies so they can send a fine directly to you.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Ratzeburg?
As long as you have Bluetooth or similar functions enabled, you can lawfully use your cell phone while driving in Ratzeburg. But be sure to stay focused on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Ratzeburg?
In Ratzeburg, it is illegal to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of more than 0.05%. If you’re in the mood for a few drinks, it’d be wise to leave your car at your hotel.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Ratzeburg?
No, so don’t risk a fine by doing it. In Ratzeburg, red equals stop, with no exceptions. When nearing traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop when you need to.
Are seat belts compulsory in Herzogtum Lauenburg District?
They sure are. However, there are some exceptions for certain vehicles operated by public transportation systems.