Wolgast, the old ducal town in north-eastern Germany, is more than just the "gateway to the island of Usedom". In this travel guide, art historian Reiner Sörries takes the reader on a journey through time from prehistoric settlement to post-reunification developments. Enriched with extensive image material and numerous tips for activities and excursions in the area, this book makes you want to spend time in the city on the Peenestrom and discover both well-known and less obvious gems.
Reiner Sörries, * 1952 in Nuremberg, is a theologian, Christian archaeologist and art historian, associate professor for Christian archeology and art history in the theology department of the University of Erlangen. From 1991 to 2015 he was director of the Museum for Sepulchral Culture in Kassel. Retired since 2016, he lives in Kröslin on the Baltic Sea.