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Cit­ies of Schleswig-Hol­stein

Wind strength 6: strong wind in Schleswig-Holstein’s towns. It blows through the streets when you’re shopping, gusts over the historical ports, plays with the boat sails, messes up your hair and luckily also blows your cobwebs away.

The towns up here have everything you could want and maybe even a bit more. They come with a view of the sea, a view of the lake, a view of the river, a view of the port, a view of the silt, a view of the folding bridge and when it’s foggy, sometimes no view at all. Great, in other words, for a short break with lots of variety. Experience lively culture, on small stages with exciting artists, or tangible history in unique museums. Discover shops off the beaten track on a stroll through old cobbled streets. Idyllically beautiful, at any time of year. Schleswig-Holstein can deliver much more than just flat expanses of countryside.

Idyllic in Ahrensburg

Ahrensburg


Discover the town of Ahrensburg with its famous Renaissance style castle built in 1595. The town of Ahrensburg lies at the gates of Hamburg and is a great destination for lovers of towns and nature. Not far away, you will find the nature conservation area of the Stellmoor-Ahrensburg-Tunneltal (tunnel valley) where you can hike and enjoy nature.

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Cosy in Bad Bramstedt

Bad Bramstedt


Those seeking rest and recreation, lovers of nature, sports fans and town tourists will get their full money’s worth in the small town of Bad Bramstedt at the heart of Holstein’s floodplain. The town invites its guests to unwind on relaxing walks, bike rides and canoe trips as well as with its Kneipp facilities.

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Magnificent in Eutin

Eutin


The cultural town of Eutin at the heart of Holstein Switzerland is lovingly referred to as the “Weimar of the North”. Surrounded by numerous lakes, gentle hills and green forests, guests are met with an idyllic backdrop. The highlight is the impressive Eutin Castle right by the lake.

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Maritime in Flensburg

Flensburg


The famous rum town of Flensburg lies very close to its Danish neighbours. Scandinavian flair, quaint alleys, the small idyllic harbour as well as beach oases in the surrounding area make Flensburg a diverse, special town.

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Go Dutch in Friedrichstadt

Friedrichstadt


Discover the town of Friedrichstadt founded by Dutch settlers on the North Sea coast and be enchanted by the typical gabled houses and romantic canals. It’s not far by boat, bike or on foot to the river landscape of the Eider-Treene-Sorge and the Eiderstedt peninsula.

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The hand of history in Glückstadt

Glückstadt


Visit this town on the River Elbe and discover happiness, a vibrant art scene and the “original Glückstadt Matjes herring”! In honour of this culinary delicacy, the town even celebrates a large four-day festival every year in June.

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Mud flats’ in Husum

Husum


The harbour town of Husum lies on the North Sea and is thus right at the entry to the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Wadden Sea. Here you can experience the spectacle of ebb and flood tides up close. But this is not all that makes Husum so special. A great experience awaits guests in spring as this is when the famous Husum crocus blooms radiate in their new attire in front of Husum Castle.

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Sandy in Kiel

Kiel


Watch cruise ships at close range, shop to your heart’s content, stroll along Kiellinie, discover Kiel’s museums or feel the wind in your sails on Kieler Förde (Kiel Fjord). This and much more besides make a stay in the state capital so special. Enjoy the maritime atmosphere of this fjord city and inhale the fresh sea breeze that blows through the city centre.

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Picturesque in Lübeck

Lübeck


The Hanseatic city of Lübeck stands for narrow alleyways, traditional houses, the seven spires, UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Holsten Gate, tasty marzipan and much more besides. Set off on the trail of Lübeck’s Nobel Prize winners, Günter Grass, Thomas Mann and Willy Brandt, and explore the “Queen of the Hanseatic League”!

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Relaxed in Mölln

Mölln


Nestling in the Lauenburg Lakes Nature Park, the idyllic little town of Mölln lies in the Duchy of Lauenburg. The town is famous for its former resident and fool Till Eulenspiegel who awaits you at the fountain in the historical marketplace in Mölln.

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  • Book­let Stadtliebe (in Ger­man only)

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  • Events in Schleswig-Hol­stein

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