Berlin, the capital of Germany, is situated about 70 miles (113 kilometers) southeast of Gotthun, while Hamburg is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the west.
Gotthun is not the only place in Mecklenburg - West Pomerania worth exploring; visitors with plenty of time can also rent a vehicle and set off to explore the unique qualities of the surrounding countryside, cities and towns. Schorssow and Serrahn are two other places worth checking out while you're in Mecklenburg - West Pomerania.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not check out the nearest regional city. Rostock is around 50 miles (80 kilometers) away and is home to visitor attractions such as Rostock Port, Kerkhofhaus and Marienkirche. University of Rostock, Town Hall and Rostock Art Museum are also good places to spend time.
If you need to escape the elements, it's hard to go past Mecklenburg - West Pomerania's history museums and theaters. These are great places to to soak up some of the local lore and culture and pick up a souvenir or two. To truly understand a place, it often pays to learn a little local history. Mecklenburg - West Pomerania's fascinating historic palaces are a great starting point.
Take some time to relax in the region's beautiful waterways with a spot of canoeing or sea kayaking. If your picture of a great vacation is working up a sweat in the great outdoors, then join one of the horse riding and hiking trips Mecklenburg - West Pomerania has to offer.
As your trip finishes, bid Mecklenburg - West Pomerania a teary "Tschüss"