7 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

7 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

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7 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
train:  6 h
1
Glucksburg
— 1 day
bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Kiel
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Lubeck
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Copenhagen

1
day
Glucksburg

Glucksburg ©
Glücksburg is a small town in the district Schleswig-Flensburg, in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.It is situated on the south side of the Flensborg Fjord, an inlet of the Baltic Sea, approx. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make a trip to Rote Strasse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kirche St.Nikolai, then contemplate the long history of Nordermarkt, then contemplate the long history of Historischer Hafen, and finally explore the historical opulence of Glucksburger Schloss.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Glucksburg trip app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Glucksburg is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Kiel.

Things to do in Glucksburg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Flensburg
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Glucksburger Schloss ©
Glucksburger Schloss
Nordermarkt ©
Nordermarkt

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolai Church, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Gottorf, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), and finally get engrossed in the history at Viking Museum Haithabu (Wikinger Museum). On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then appreciate the history behind Laboe Naval Memorial (Marine-Ehrenmal), then brush up on your military savvy at U-Boot U 995, and finally examine the collection at Schifffahrtsmuseum.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kiel trip builder site .

Drive from Glucksburg to Kiel in 1.5 hours. April in Kiel sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lubeck.

Things to do in Kiel

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Schleswig
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U-Boot U 995 ©
U-Boot U 995
Schloss Gottorf ©
Schloss Gottorf
Viking Museum Haithabu ©
Viking Museum Haithabu

3
nights
Lubeck

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Get some historical perspective at Marienkirche and Lubeck Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Holstentor and Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri zu Lubeck, stroll through Travemunde, take an in-depth tour of Buddenbrookhaus, and see the interesting displays at European Hansemuseum.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Lubeck online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kiel to Lubeck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Holstentor ©
Holstentor
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche