The Steep coast goes from Niendorf to Travemünde. On it are forest, fields and a golfclub. There are three houses direct at the coast. The only area to reach by car is the parkingplace at the Hermannshöhe, a bustourist and coffeeplace Restaurant. more
The area of the dune near Noer is a nature reserve since 1981. It is located at the Baltic Coast of Schleswig-Holstein, north eastern of Noer which is part of the district Rendsburg-Eckernfoerde. It was put under protection because it shows every … more
As a protection against storm tides the rivers between the North Sea and lower Elbe are being cut off by a barrage. The most important building of this kind is the Eidersperrwerk. The area around Eider and Treene are being protected against high … more
Behind the lock, a canal of the same name opens up a romantic environment unbeknown to most Hamburg citizens. It was constructed in 1852 to drain the marshland and for use by the industry. Today it is used exclusively for boating sports. The canal … more
The Fehmarnsund bridge connects Schleswig-Holsteins mainland with Fehmarn, an island in the Baltic Sea.
The bridge is about one kilometre long and is beside the car traffic also a railroad bridge. Since 1999 the bridge is listed and counts as a … more
The fisherman-colony Holm in Schleswig is an old, traditional district of the city of Schleswig, directly at the river Schlei. It was built around the 11th century, when the colony was built on an island in the Schlei. more
The yachting club is located in the „Flensburger Förde“, a few kilometres behind Gluecksburg at a stony, partly naturally, unguarded beach.
The view in northern direction is heading to the Danish coast. The club is actually lying on the water, … more
Gut Altenhof is manor house located in a 980 hectare area south east of the city Eckernförde. It was often rebuilt in the last centuries. The middle part of the house is open for the public. Since 1993 have been guides through the building, but … more
The yachting harbour of Laboe has a special attractiveness, because he has the charm of an old, pictorially harbour in southern Europe. In the morning time a lot of fishing boats moving out, and after their return they sell their catch directly from … more
The Marina Sonwik in Fleshburg is a unique project in Germany: Tradition gets connected with innovation, the daily grind mixes with passion. In immediate closeness to the inner city of Flensburg a harbour colony rises in the fjord of Flensburg. more
These days the inland port in the centre of the town is merely used by sports boats and private ferries. The town hall is situated where once the shipyard was . The spacious forecourt with its numerous cafés and historic buildings attracts many … more
The island Amrum is located on the German North Sea coast, south of Sylt and west of Foehr. Amrum's area measures 20.46 sqm, making it the tenth-largest island of Germany. The island is connected to Foehr and to the mainland harbour of Dagebuell on … more
Fehmarn is the biggest and only island in the eastern sea. With its 2.1000 hours of sun in a year it is one of the sunniest and driest regions in Germany. Since 1963 has been the island connected to the mainland with the Fehmarnsund bridge. more
Photos: Föhr Tourismus GmbH. The island Foehr is situated southeast of Sylt and east of Amrum and it is the second-largest North Sea island of Germany. It is about 6.8 kilometers wide and 12 kilometers long. Foehr is called "The Green Island" due … more
Helgoland is located 46 kilometres off the German coastline and consists of two islands. They are the only German islands not in the immediate vicinity of the mainland and are approximately three hours' sailing time from Cuxhaven at the mouth of the … more
Sylt is the most northern island of Schleswig-Holstein in the North Sea. It is connected with the mainland by the “Hindenburgdamm” and reachable by car-train or by ferry boat from the Danish harbour Havneby. With almost 100 km2 Sylt is the … more
The 20m high circular clinker tower (1895) is not only a historical monument, but also today it is still guarding boats the way through the Kiel Canal with its bonfire. At the end of the Kiel Cannel is a small park. It has been created upon the … more
Westerhever is located on the peninsula Eiderstedt at the North Sea Coast.
Its landmark is probably the most famous Lighthouse in Germany. It was built in 1906 and is about 42 meters high. Since 2001 sight seeing is possible and in the past the … more
The national park “Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer” was formed in 1985.
It is still the largest national park between the North Cape and Sicilia. The area reaches from the Danish border to the mouth of the Elbe and from the mainland up to … more
The “Schlei Region” is located between Kiel and Flensburg. With 43 kilometers the Schlei is the longest Baltic fjord of Schleswig-Holstein. The landscape around the Schlei is offering rolling hills, green woods, pictorially villages, manorial … more
The promenade runs direct at the water. At the back part of the promenade lies the sailingclub Lübeck-Travemünde. From the walkway you have a wonderful view towards the haborentrance and the Maritim-Hotel. more
On a small island in the western part of the Schlei a castle of former dukes of Schleswig
Holstein-Gottorf is nowadays home of the Schleswig-Holstein state museums.
Architectural the four-winged building offers different styles: The western wing … more
The castle of Ploen is the only well preserved castle in Schleswig-Holstein, which was built in attitude.
The first duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Ploen, Joachim Ernst, built it in between 1633 and 1636. The ducal residence castle is deemed … more
With 62 kilometers longitude the Schwentine is one of the longest rivers in Schleswig-Holstein. It has its source at the Bungsberg, district Ostholstein, and flows through the so called "Holsteinische Schweiz" with a lot of lakes until it … more
The Farm Seehof Henk is a traditional agriculture Company, that is now leaded in the fourth generation. The Livingarea exist since the 18th century. The garden and the entrance are well-kept and planted. more
St. Peter-Ording is situated on the North Sea coast, 45 km southwest from Husum. The main attraction is the huge 12 kilometre beach (one of the biggest in Europe) with cafés and restaurants in stilt houses. The beach is also a famous location of … more