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Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost state of Germany. It borders Denmark and has coasts on both the North and Baltic Seas.


Other destinations

  • North Frisian Islands
  • Ditmarschen a flat land of mostly reclaimed land, with spectacular skies and lots of 'Ferien Wohnung'. It is a place where many Germans holiday and is a great place for a slice of Germany as the Germans live it. What's interesting in terms of history is that the Ditmarschen has not has a historical aristocracy, being a land of, usually well-to-do farmers.
  • Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park — a UNESCO World Heritage site along the region's coast and including the North Frisian Islands



German. Most people understand English. Many people from Denmark visit the Flensburg region for shopping, therefore it is possible also to speak Danish there.

The harbour of Puttgarden

Get in

The nearest international airport is in Hamburg. There are many boat services from Scandinavia. From the Danish Jutland you can get to Schleswig-Holstein by car.

Get around

The Kiel canal connecting the North Sea and the Baltic Sea

Use public transport like the different train companys or bus services. Public transport(only german)


  • The old town of Lübeck
  • The North Sea coast
  • The Kiel canal


Visit Ditmarschen and eat the fabulous seafood. Try Friedrichskoog for great fish restaurants.


Shrimp: in Büsum, you can buy small boiled shrimp by the kilo. Spend a happy communal time peeling them and eat them on black bread, with a fried egg over the top. An excellent abend brot (dinner) or snack!


Stay safe

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