Mirow Castle Island

Birthplace of Queen Sophie Charlotte (Great-Grandmother of Prince William and Prince Harry), aunt of Queen Luise of Prussia.




  • renovated baroque castle
  • Cavalier House with modern exhibition, suitable for children
  • Castle Garden
  • St John's Church with cryptromantic
  • Love Island grave of the last Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz


Annual Highlight:


  • Art Market on the island, always in August


Find out more:

All present royal leaders of Europe are descended from Prince Carl Ludwig Friedrich of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prince of Mirow (1708-1752): Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain. The Princes of Monaco and Liechtenstein are therefore the only monarch in Europe who do not trace their roots to the Mirow Castle Island.