Rathenow trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
Rathenow is a town in the district of Havelland in Brandenburg, Germany, with a population of 26,433 (2007).OverviewThe Protestant church of St. Marien Andreas, originally a basilica, and transformed to the Gothic style in 1517-1589, and the Roman Catholic Church of St. George, are noteworthy.Rathenow is known for its Rathenow stones, bricks made of the clay of the Havel, and for its spectacles and optical instruments, which are exported.After the fall of the Soviet Union, it was revealed that the remains of Hitler and his assistants were secretly buried in graves near Rathenow.DemographyTwin towns — sister citiesRathenow is twinned with: Złotów, Poland Rendsburg, GermanyNotable residents Stephan Bodecker (1384-1459), Bishop of Brandenburg Jörg Friedrich (rower) (born 1959), rower Jörg Freimuth (born 1961), high jumper Mario Streit (born 1967), rower Jörg Heinrich (born 1969), football player and manager Christian Beeck (born 1971), footballer Joachim Mrugowsky (1905-1948), physician and Nazi criminal Immo Stabreit (born 1933), diplomat Rosemarie Köhn (born 1939), 1993-2006 Bishop of Hamar (Norway) (world's second woman as a Lutheran bishop) Wulf Herzogenrath (1944), art historian and curatorWhen using our Germany online travel planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Build a planTell us where and when you
want to go, we will build
the best sightseeing itinerary
Refine itYou have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
Book as a packageUse our travel agents to get
package savings and hassle free booking
Enjoy your trip!Enjoy our 24x7
Popular things to do in Rathenow
Places to visit with Rathenow
Recently planned trips to Rathenow
11 days in Rathenow BY A USER FROM GERMANY June, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Germany BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Brandenburg BY A USER FROM THAILAND January, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 3 days in Brandenburg BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Brandenburg BY A USER FROM THAILAND January, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy