8 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

8 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

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8 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Kiel
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Glucksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sankt Peter-Ording
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
List, Sylt
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Lubeck
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Riyadh

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Laboe Naval Memorial (Marine-Ehrenmal), then brush up on your military savvy at U-Boot U 995, and finally kick back and relax at Schilksee Strandbad.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kiel trip itinerary site .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Kiel is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Kiel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Kiel to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Glucksburg.

Things to do in Kiel

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Schilksee Strandbad ©
Schilksee Strandbad
U-Boot U 995 ©
U-Boot U 995
Laboe Naval Memorial (Marine-Ehrenmal) ©

1
night
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 5th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Flens-Arena, then examine the collection at Museumswerft Flensburg, then don't miss a visit to Historischer Hafen, and finally get engrossed in the history at Glucksburger Schloss.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glucksburg road trip planner.

Getting from Kiel to Glucksburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Glucksburg can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Sankt Peter-Ording.

Things to do in Glucksburg

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Side Trip

Flensburg
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Glucksburger Schloss ©
Glucksburger Schloss
Museumswerft Flensburg ©
Museumswerft Flensburg
Flens-Arena ©
Flens-Arena

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): savor the flavors at Wochenmarkt and then kick back and relax at Sankt Peter Ording Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sankt Peter-Ording journey builder app .

You can drive from Glucksburg to Sankt Peter-Ording in 1.5 hours. In August in Sankt Peter-Ording, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to List.

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Sankt Peter Ording Beach ©
Sankt Peter Ording Beach

1
night
List, Sylt

List ©
On the 7th (Tue), head outdoors with Rotes Kliff, get great views at Uwe Dune, and then kick back and relax at Ellenbogen.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read List day trip website .

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Sankt Peter-Ording to List in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sankt Peter-Ording in August, List is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lubeck.

Things to do in List

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Kampen
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Ellenbogen ©
Ellenbogen
Rotes Kliff ©
Rotes Kliff
Uwe Dune ©
Uwe Dune

2
nights
Lubeck

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Travemunde, then wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Marienkirche, and finally see the interesting displays at Holstentor. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Lubeck Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at European Hansemuseum, contemplate the long history of Buddenbrookhaus, admire the striking features of Loewen-Apotheke, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri zu Lubeck, and finally contemplate the long history of Heiligen-Geist-Hospital.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lubeck tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from List to Lubeck takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from List in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Lubeck. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown)
Holstentor ©
Holstentor
Travemunde ©
Travemunde