Lehsten is a small town in the middle of the Mecklenburg Lake District, only 17 km away from the spa town of Waren (Müritz). The wooded region is a popular destination especially for active holiday makers such as hikers and cyclists. Water sports enthusiasts and anglers will get their money's worth at the numerous lakes. From Lehsten to the nearest lake, Lake Varchentiner, is about 4 km. The nearest shops, a restaurant and a bakery are 3 km away. It is 18 km to the train station and 40 km to the motorway. The town hosts many cultural events every year. In the nearby Waren (Müritz), the tourist center of the Mecklenburg Lake District, there are various attractions and attractions, such as the harbor, the historic old town or the freshwater aquarium Müritzeum. Boat and bicycle rental, passenger shipping, cafes, restaurants and various shops are also located in the village.