Flensburg

Travel Guide

On a city trip to Flensburg you will find yourself in the most northerly region of Germany and the third-largest town in Schleswig-Holstein where you can enjoy beaches on the Flensburg Fjord and lots of culture around the old town and museum harbour.

Experience the variety the town has to offer during your short trip to Flensburg. Whether you want to go shopping in the town centre and the large Flensburg shopping malls, learn about history in the many museums and historic town centre or spend a day relaxing at the beach, a mini-break in Flensburg has something to offer for everyone. Flensburg old town, with its historic buildings and archetypal courtyards, forms the town centre. Here you will find a large choice of cafés, bars and restaurants as well as countless shops for a relaxing shopping spree. Nordstadt is nestled in the Flensburg Fjord and has its own recreational area by the sea with a forest and a beach. The district of Westliche Höhe is distinguished by its countless parks, while it is the romantic harbour views and St. Jürgen’s church that captivate visitors in the district of Jürgensby.

Take time during your city trip to Flensburg to visit the historic port which has a unique collection of sailing boats, motor boats and steamboats. The museum shipyard, established in 1996, contains sailors and boats recreated from the 18th and 19th centuries and is a great experience for adults and children alike. During your city trip to Flensburg, a voyage on the Baltic Sea steamboat, the Alexandra, is a must. This is a floating cultural monument that departed on its maiden voyage in 1908.

At the port you can also find the Maritime Museum, founded in 1979. In the exhibitions in the old customs house and its surrounding buildings you can learn a lot about the history of Flensburg’s 700-year-old maritime tradition. Round off your visit by enjoying some homemade cakes in the museum café and having a mosey in the museum shop.

A unique sight that can’t be missed during a city trip to Flensburg is the “Red Castle by the Sea”, the Mürwik Naval Academy. The building, opened by Kaiser Wilhelm II in 1910, today is the official academy of the German navy, which captains the world-renowned training sailing ship, Gorch Fock.

Spend a fun day at the Solitude beach on your trip to Flensburg. This swimming spot at the eastern end of Flensburg has good facilities. There is free parking, a part-time lifeguard (from the German Life Saving Association) and a barbecue area.

Limehome Flensburg Holm
Limehome Flensburg Holm
4 out of 5
Holm 22, Flensburg
The price is £63 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
Located in the heart of Flensburg, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of St. Nikolai Church and Rote Street. Natural Science Museum Flensburg ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (31 reviews)
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"It was strange but convenient as I never interacted with a person. The code to the building and the room worked perfectly every time. The room had what I needed and it was a good shower."

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Limehome Flensburg Holm
Hotel Hafen Flensburg
Hotel Hafen Flensburg
4 out of 5
Schiffbrücke 33, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein
Fully refundable
The price is £137 per night from 22 Jan to 23 Jan
Located in the heart of Flensburg, this spa hotel is steps away from Flensburg Port, Flensburg Maritime Museum and Flensburg Fjord. Museumswerft Flensburg and ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (932 reviews)
I Love This Hotel!
"I love this hotel. The rooms are perfect and the staff is excellent. And the location allows for everything to be within walking distance. The only suggestion to the hotel is to have in room coffee :)"

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2021

Hotel Hafen Flensburg
Hotel am Fjord
Hotel am Fjord
3 out of 5
Wilhelmstr. 1, Flensburg, SH
The price is £83 per night from 13 Feb to 14 Feb
Located in the heart of Flensburg, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Flensburg Harbor, Flensburg Port and Flensburg Fjord. St Marien Kirche and Natural ...
4/5 Very Good! (987 reviews)
Nice hotel in a good location
"Convenient location, friendly and helpful staff, delicious breakfast with sausages, eggs, cheese and cold meats, basic but clean room."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2021

Hotel am Fjord
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Limehome Flensburg Holm
Limehome Flensburg Holm
4 out of 5
Holm 22, Flensburg
The price is £63 per night from 21 Jan to 22 Jan
Located in the heart of Flensburg, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of St. Nikolai Church and Rote Street. Natural Science Museum Flensburg ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (31 reviews)
Back to the future
"It was strange but convenient as I never interacted with a person. The code to the building and the room worked perfectly every time. The room had what I needed and it was a good shower."

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

Limehome Flensburg Holm
Hotel Flensburg Akademie
Hotel Flensburg Akademie
3 out of 5
Jens-Due-Weg 1, Flensburg
The price is £74 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan
Situated near the beach, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Phaenomenta, Flensburg Fjord and Flensburg Port. Museumswerft Flensburg and Flensburg ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (374 reviews)
"No soft furniture in the room at all! My body had a very long and restless night!!"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2019

Hotel Flensburg Akademie
Large Captain's Villa right on the Baltic Sea / Flensburg Fjord
Large Captain's Villa right on the Baltic Sea / Flensburg Fjord
Hafendamm 41, Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein
This family-friendly Flensburg holiday home is located on the waterfront, within a 5-minute walk of Flensburg Fjord and Flensburg Port. Rote Street and Volkspark ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (52 reviews)
Amazing all round
"Great location well equipped large house"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2018

Large Captain's Villa right on the Baltic Sea / Flensburg Fjord
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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