Schleswig-Holstein and the Baltic Coast Travel Guide
Plan Your Schleswig-Holstein and the Baltic Coast Vacation
Germany's true north is a quiet and peaceful region that belies, but takes a great deal of pride in, its past status as one of the most powerful trading centers in Europe. The salty air and lush, green landscape of marshlands, endless beaches, fishing villages, and lakes are the main pleasures here, not sightseeing. The Baltic coast is one of the most visited parts of Germany, but because most visitors are German, you’ll feel like you have discovered Germany’s best-kept secret. On foggy November evenings, or during the hard winter storms that sometimes strand islanders from the mainland, you can well imagine the fairy tales spun by the Vikings who lived here.
In northern Germany you'll find both small Hotelpensionen and fully equipped large hotels; along the eastern Baltic Coast,... read more
Don't count on eating a meal at odd hours or after 10 pm in this largely rural area. Many restaurants serve hot meals only... read more
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