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Along the water – excursions between the North and Baltic Sea

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Along the water – excursions between the North and Baltic Sea

Collection by DB Regio Schleswig-Holstein

7

Tours

25:09 h

121 mi

1,800 ft

Just let it blow through and take a break from everyday life? Nothing easier than that! In Schleswig-Holstein, the „real north“, there is plenty to discover between the North and Baltic Seas. Clear that the most beautiful tours along the water lead. We have selected seven day trips in this collection, which will take you to different islands, show you the Holstein Switzerland and bring you the unique nature in the northernmost state – be it by bike or on foot.

For all tours you can arrive relaxed by train. It does not matter if you start alone or in a group, there is a suitable leisure ticket for everyone. The trains of the DB Regio Schleswig-Holstein bring you comfortably into the respective corner of Schleswig-Holstein, with the bus you can get further if needed. If you do not want to take your bike with you, you can simply rent a bike at the starting points and travel even more independently and relaxed.

Whether for a long vacation or a day trip, alone or with friends, on two legs or two wheels – the possibilities in Schleswig-Holstein are manifold. Find your way along the water and enjoy the unique idyll of Northern Germany.

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  • Intermediate
    02:49
    27.1 mi
    9.6 mph
    375 ft
    350 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    A bike, an island, a day's holiday - welcome to Sylt. If you drive across the dike from the mainland by train, you'll leave your daily stress behind. Kilometers of sandy beaches, picturesque heathland and lonely lighthouses await you on the largest North Frisian island. A landscape that you can experience

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  • Intermediate
    02:53
    6.91 mi
    2.4 mph
    200 ft
    225 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Around the Great Eutin Lake leads a relaxed hiking trail along the shore. Start of the eleven-kilometer tour through the so-called Holstein Switzerland is at the station in Eutin, which borders the historic city center. The old half-timbered buildings, whose facades are decorated with rose bushes, give

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  • Intermediate
    03:46
    8.88 mi
    2.4 mph
    325 ft
    350 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    More than 200 small and large lakes characterize the glacial landscape of Holstein Switzerland. On this almost 15-kilometer hike, you'll discover several of the waters that make up the Holsteiner Seenplatte. The hike starts at the train station in Bad Malente, the first lake in the immediate vicinity

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  • Intermediate
    04:47
    11.5 mi
    2.4 mph
    350 ft
    275 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Get out of the train and down to the water - in this almost 18-kilometer hike you always have the sea in sight. The route starts at the station of the tranquil town of Eckernförde. You stroll through the old town with its colorful houses, before you walk on the kilometer-long sandy beach with the typical

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  • Intermediate
    02:36
    27.8 mi
    10.7 mph
    100 ft
    125 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

    A lighthouse, sheep on the dike and the Wadden Sea: On this nearly 45-kilometer bike tour awaits you pure North Sea idyll. As a partner of the Wadden Sea National Park, DB Regio Schleswig-Holstein is especially pleased to show you this great tour. The journey starts at the station of the popular seaside

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  • Intermediate
    02:45
    25.1 mi
    9.1 mph
    300 ft
    300 ft
    Intermediate bike ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    Along the steep coast, this 40-kilometer bike ride takes you on the Baltic Sea island of Fehmarn. Let's start the round at the train station in Puttgarden. From there you cycle eastwards until you reach the Baltic Sea coast at Marienleuchte.

    

    For the next few kilometers, you will ride along a spectacular

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  • Difficult
    05:33
    13.6 mi
    2.5 mph
    125 ft
    125 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    The nature reserve Geltinger Birk is located on the northeastern tip of the peninsula Angelns, at the exit of the Flensburg Fjord. With its almost 800 hectares, it is the largest nature reserve in Schleswig-Holstein. This 20-kilometer hike will take you around the peninsula over which the area stretches

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    7
  • Distance
    121 mi
  • Duration
    25:09 h
  • Elevation
    1,800 ft

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