Holiday in North Sea Coast
Your travels will provide you with a perfect combination of sightseeing and culture. Many cities on the North Sea coast impress with sandy and grassy beaches, such as Cuxhaven. You can also easily visit the East and North Frisian islands while on a short trip. Bremerhaven and other cities alternate with rustic fishing villages. Bicycle tours on the dyke or long walks at the sea are sure to bring some relaxation. A city trip to the North Sea coast is possible during any season. In the winter, a plenitude of wellness treatments invite you to relax. Indoor pools with sea water promise a fun experience during any type of weather.
Husum in North Frisia became famous as the “Grey City on the Sea” through a poem written by Theodor Storm. However, the city appears quite colourful with its brick houses and tidal port. In the Theodor-Storm-House, find out more about the famous poet. Visit the Schiffahrtsmuseum Nordfriesland (North Frisian Maritime Museum) to learn more about seafaring and marvel at the models of ships. The market square with St. Mary’s Church is the centre of Husum.
For a relaxing city trip to the North Sea coast, Cuxhaven is the perfect destination. The city is located on the outlet of the River Elbe into the North Sea and is well-known for its large fishing port. In the National Park Hamburg Wattenmeer, Neuwerk, Nigehörn and Scharhörn are exciting destinations. Take a guided hike through the Wadden Sea to find out more about this unique type of ecosystem. Cuxhaven’s districts Döse and Duhnen will impress you with beautiful sandy beaches. The “Kugelbake” is the wooden landmark of the city and marks the border for inland navigation. Another destination worth a visit is the Freilichtmuseum Stade , an outdoor museum exhibiting typical buildings of the region on an island.
Wilhelmshaven on the Jade Bay is a diverse city offering a visitor’s centre with information about the flora and fauna of the North Sea as part of the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Wadden Sea. Be sure to take a boat trip around the port while on your mini-break. The aquarium and the coast museum are also interesting destinations. Explore the island of Helgoland or take a bicycle tour through the Wangerland region.
The city Norden is one of the oldest cities in East Frisia. In the district Norddeich, you will find plenty of options for swimming. The ferries to the islands Juist and Norderney also depart here. Marvel at the magnificent Mennonite Church and the building structure called Dree Süsters (three sisters) in the market square of the city. Another destination worth exploring is the Castle Museum Jever which provides fascinating information about the history of the city in varying exhibitions.