Heringsdorf is situated in north-eastern Germany, at the eastern end of Usedom Island on the border with Polish part of the island, between the Baltic Sea in the north-east, the Schmollensee and Gothensee in the southwest and the Wolgastsee in the south. It is a resort town and the oldest on the island of Usedom. Founded in 1818 as a fishing village, it started to be used as a bathing resort in 1825. It has a long beach and the Heringsdorf Pier at 508m, the longest pier in Germany.
The town has numerous resort villas, many with an interesting history. Also interesting is the Railway Museum, the private Shell Museum and the Villa Irmgard, a former guest house where in the 1922 Maxim Gorky spent the summer. The villa has been set up as a museum and memorial to Gorky. Nearby is the town of Ahlbeck that has a four-tower pier and golden art deco clock.
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