Gotthun is a municipality in the district of Mecklenburg Lake District Mecklenburg -Vorpommern. It is administered by the Office Robel -Müritz based in the city Robel / Müritz.


The municipality is located Gotthun in the Mecklenburg Lake District, close to the western shore of Lake Müritz. The municipality forms a peninsula that is bordered by the Sietower bay at the mouth of the basement of Bach and the Müritz lake bay. From the vantage point on the shore northeast of Gotthun you have a look at two -thirds of the largest inland lake in Germany. The city Robel / Müritz is about three kilometers away.


On June 16, 1359 Location Gotthun was first mentioned. Prince of Werle renounced all royal rights to six hooves to Gotthun which the priest Ivan Kriwitz had given the calendering. The document is printed in Mecklenburg Deed Book Vol XIV No. 8628. The area around the Müritz but has been inhabited since about 5000 years ago, it generates a large stone grave near Gotthun. The " Gotthuner jumps " at Müritzufer are remains of fortifications from the Thirty Years' War. By 1810, worked at Keller Bach a water mill, it was replaced in 1840 by the Schamper mill, Erdholländer. In this mill now houses apartments. The former manor house (1826 built ) is today a cultural center Gotthuns, here are church office, housed a tourist companies as well as various club rooms.

Economy and infrastructure

Apart from agriculture, tourism plays an important role in the community. The existing campsites (including the nudist place at Hirschberg ) came guesthouses, cottages, apartments, a hotel and dining facilities to in recent years.


Gotthun is located on the road connecting Robel / Müritz Waren (Müritz) and Malchow ( this road joins the main road 192 to the Federal Road 198). The motorway junction Robel on the A 19 ( Rostock- Wittstock / Dosse) is about 13 km away. The nearest train stations are in Malchow and Waren (Müritz).