Attractions

Top Choice Landmark in Lübeck

Holstentor

Built in 1464 and looking so settled-in that it appears to sag, Lübeck’s charming red-brick city gate is a national icon. Its twin pointed cylindrical towers, leaning together across the stepped gable that joins th…
Top Choice Museum in Lübeck

Museumsquartier St Annen

This museum quarter includes an old synagogue, church and medieval buildings along its uneven streets. The namesake St Annen Museum details the diverse history of the neighbourhood as it traces 700 years of art and …
Top Choice Cathedral in Schleswig

Dom St Petri

With its steeple towering above the Altstadt (old town), the Dom St Petri provides an excellent point of orientation. It’s also home to the intricate Bordesholmer Altar (1521), a carving by Hans Brüggemann. The 12.6…
Top Choice Museum in Lübeck

Europäisches Hansemuseum

Opened in 2015, this brilliant museum tells the remarkable story of the Hanseatic League, Lübeck and the region. For 600 years, city states in Northern Europe and along the Baltic discovered that shared interests in…
Top Choice Historic Building in Flensburg

Braasch

Some of the prettiest Kaufmannshöfe (merchants' courtyards) can be found off the very picturesque Rote Strasse, which is up from the harbour by the Rathaus. While here, you can buy rum in drinkable and edible forms …
Top Choice Museum in Sylt

Erlebniszentrum Naturgewalten

Dedicated to the North Sea, this state-of-the-art ecological museum has multimedia exhibits that keep both kids and adults entertained (especially on rainy days). It's housed in a vivid blue 'wave'-like building pow…
Top Choice Street in Flensburg

Oluf-Samson-Gang

Once a notorious thoroughfare known by sailors for its brothels, cobblestoned Oluf-Samson-Gang has been transformed into one of the loveliest streets in town. Its colourful facades have been repainted and a number o…
Top Choice Viewpoint in Sylt

Uwe Dune

Stunning Uwe Dune, at 52.5m, is Sylt’s highest natural elevation. You can climb the wooden steps to the top for a 360-degree view over Sylt and, on a good day, to neighbouring Amrum and Föhr islands. It's signposted…
Top Choice Museum in Schleswig

Wikinger Museum

Vikings ruled from their base here at Haithabu, across the Schlei from Schleswig, some 1000 to 1200 years ago. Located just outside the historic settlement (now an archaeological site), this kid-friendly museum feat…
Museum in Schleswig

Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum

The Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum, in Schloss Gottorf, is filled with art treasures. A roomful of paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder and a wood-panelled 17th-century wine tavern from Lübeck create a memorable fi…