This tiny fishing village is near the mouth of the Schlei. It makes for a good stroll, with some historic buildings and old boats. You can cycle here (about 32km), but the best way to arrive is on a tour boat from Schleswig.

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Nearby Schleswig-Holstein attractions

1. Dom St Petri

17.71 MILES

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…

2. Nord-Ostsee-Kanal

17.75 MILES

The 99km-long Nord-Ostsee-Kanal reaches the Baltic Sea from the North Sea at Kiel, with some 60,000 ships passing through every year. It's easy to view…

3. Sønderborg Slot


Sønderborg Castle dates from the mid-12th century, when a stronghold was built on the site; later bastions were added for further fortification. It's rich…

4. Dybbøl Mølle

18.36 MILES

The Dybbøl windmill has been bombed twice and now stands as a beloved national symbol. Exhibits cover the mill’s history and explain the symbolism of the…

5. Historiecenter Dybbøl Banke

18.41 MILES

On 18 April 1864 the German army steamrolled the Danes and took control of southern Jutland until the end of WWI. On the western edge of town, this…

6. Wikinger Museum

18.51 MILES

Vikings ruled from their base here at Haithabu, across the Schlei from Schleswig, some 1000 to 1200 years ago. Located just outside the historic…

7. Gottorfer Globus

18.66 MILES

View a reconstruction of the famous Gottorfer Globus, which has been placed in its own house, a five-minute walk through the castle's lovely formal…

8. Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum

18.84 MILES

The Schleswig-Holstein Landesmuseum, in Schloss Gottorf, is filled with art treasures. A roomful of paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder and a wood…