17 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

17 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

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17 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Lubeck
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
List, Sylt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Flensburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Sankt Peter-Ording
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Kiel
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
Lubeck

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Holstentor and SEA LIFE Timmendorfer Strand. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lubeck: Seebrucke (in Heiligenhafen), HANSA-PARK (in Sierksdorf) and Parkgolf-Anlage (in Scharbeutz). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, steep yourself in history at Heiligen-Geist-Hospital, and kick back and relax at Travemunde.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lubeck trip planning app .

Jerusalem, Israel to Lubeck is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Jerusalem, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Lubeck, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to List.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Parkgolf-Anlage, SEA LIFE Timmendorfer Strand, Karls Erlebnis-Dorf Warnsdorf, Fehmarnsundbrucke, HANSA-PARK
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Holstentor ©
Holstentor
HANSA-PARK ©
HANSA-PARK
Travemunde ©
Travemunde

2
nights
List, Sylt

List ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Uwe Dune, get outside with Rotes Kliff, then get outside with Ellenbogen, and finally get outside with Lister Wanderduenen. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Hoernumer Odde, observe the fascinating underwater world at Sylt Aquarium, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morsum-Kliff, and finally get outside with Braderuper Heide.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the List driving holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Lubeck to List takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Lubeck in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in List: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Flensburg.

Things to do in List

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kampen, Sylt Aquarium, Braderuper Heide, Morsum-Kliff, Hoernumer Odde
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Ellenbogen ©
Ellenbogen
Morsum-Kliff ©
Morsum-Kliff
Rotes Kliff ©
Rotes Kliff

4
nights
Flensburg

Flensburg ©
Flensburg is an independent town in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Attractions like Seehundstation Friedrichskoog and Phaenomenta make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flensburg: Nolde Stiftung Seebuell (in Neukirchen), Lange Anna (in Helgoland) and Schleswig (St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), Schloss Gottorf, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Historischer Hafen, look for all kinds of wild species at Geltinger Birk, make a trip to Nordertor, and have some family-friendly fun at JUMP House Flensburg.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Flensburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from List to Flensburg takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from List in August since evenings lows in Flensburg dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Sankt Peter-Ording.

Things to do in Flensburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Schleswig, Lange Anna, Nolde Stiftung Seebuell, Seehundstation Friedrichskoog, Glucksburger Schloss
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Glucksburger Schloss ©
Glucksburger Schloss
Geltinger Birk ©
Geltinger Birk
JUMP House Flensburg ©
JUMP House Flensburg

2
nights
Sankt Peter-Ording

Sankt Peter-Ording ©
Sankt Peter-Ording is a popular German seaside spa and a municipality in the district of Nordfriesland, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Westkuestenpark & Robbarium, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sankt Peter Ording Beach, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Multimar Wattforum. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Familienlagune Perlebucht, then look for all kinds of wild species at Helgolander Kegelrobben, and then don't miss a visit to Sankt Peter-Ordings Pfahlbauten.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sankt Peter-Ording online travel route planner .

Getting from Flensburg to Sankt Peter-Ording by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sankt Peter-Ording can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kiel.

Things to do in Sankt Peter-Ording

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Helgolander Kegelrobben, Multimar Wattforum, Familienlagune Perlebucht
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Sankt Peter Ording Beach ©
Sankt Peter Ording Beach
Multimar Wattforum ©
Multimar Wattforum
Westkustenpark & Robbarium ©
Westkustenpark & Robbarium

4
nights
Kiel

Kiel ©
One of Germany's most important ports for decades, Kiel combines its working industrial center with a rich heritage of music, fine dining, and pleasant scenery.
Get out of town with these interesting Kiel side-trips: Meereszentrum Fehmarn (in Fehmarn), Eiszeitmuseum (in Lutjenburg) and Viking Museum Haithabu (in Schleswig). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Arche Warder - Zentrum fur seltene Nutztierrassen, revel in the low prices at McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumuenster, and explore the activities along Great Ploen Lake.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kiel tour builder website .

You can drive from Sankt Peter-Ording to Kiel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Kiel, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kiel

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eiszeitmuseum, Nord Ostseekanal (Kiel Canal), Adelige Kloster, Viking Museum Haithabu, Great Ploen Lake
Highlights from your plan
Meereszentrum Fehmarn ©
Meereszentrum Fehmarn
Room Escape Games
Great Ploen Lake ©
Great Ploen Lake