beach resort town of Binz boasts several restored antique spa hotels.
In addition to
that, it has another
feature which some travelers might find even more appealing: frontage
on a very long sandy beach. For those whose idea of an ideal vacation
includes hours of barefoot hikes in sand and surf, Binz is an excellent
destination. As with many places on the Baltic coast, it’s possible to
find bits of Bernstein (amber) along the
Ruegen towns, Binz has
some very fine seafood restaurants at prices
which are quite moderate in comparison with other regions of western
First recorded as the fishing village of Byntze
in 1318, the town is on the southern rim of the bay known as Prora
Wiek. To its north is the town
of Prora, site of
what was to have been a Nazi beach resort for the masses.