Sailing in Germany – Part 2: Flensburg

Welcome back to our blog ­čÖé This week we want to show you around a wonderful German harbor city located very close to the Danish border. Hopefully┬áyou will like Flensburg as much as we do. The charming city in Northern Germany sure has a lot to offer and it is just the perfect destination for a weekend trip or a short stop-over on your┬ásailing trip in the Baltic Sea.

Flensburg is always wor

Flensburg is always worth a visit

What to do
There is heaps to do in Flensburg: You can go on a shopping spree in the city centre, enjoy a nice Northern German meal, discoverthe Danish/German history of the cities in the museums or go for a relaxing walk along the Old harbour and in the Old town of Flensburg. We will introduce you to the┬ámust-sees and places in town ­čÖé

Old town and harbour
An absolute must-visit when you are in town is the area around the Old town of Flensburg. Many historical buildings, museums and a church are located in the area. Furthermore you can see the Old harboru of Flensburg with classical old ships and boats. A very interesting sightseeing spot which you can not skip on your trip.

St.Nikolai Church
St. Nikolai is a beautiful church in the middle of the shopping pedestrian street of Flensburg. It has a impressive altar piece and a magnificent organ. In our personal opinion, the restored organ is truly worth going inside this church. If you have some days in town, you should try and catch a concert at St. Nikolai Church.

Phaenomenta
The Science Center is the perfect destination for the entire family. Plan in a day for visiting the center because there are a lot of things to investigate and to discover. The range of activities is wide and it is surely an excitement and lots of fun for children and parents.

Flensburg shopping street
Before you ending┬áyour trip in Flensburg, you should┬ástop by the beautiful and long shopping street. In the middle of the city and with lots of stores, a shopping centre and many caf├ęs around, it is a perfect place for a small shopping spree.

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Danevirke Museum
If you are interested in the history of Flensburg, we recommend you to visit Danevirke Museum (Danewerk Museum). It is located outside of the inner city and close to the Danish border. In the museum you will get an insight into the Danish history, the war at the border in 1864 and Life in Schlesvig back then and now.

Beach close to Flensburg
Just a few kilometres from Flensburg you can go to the beach Solitüde Strand to enjoy the fresh air and the view of the Baltic Sea. It is a great destination for a relaxing walk, no matte what season of the year you will go .

Solit├╝der Strand close to Flensburg

Solit├╝der Strand bei Flensburg

 

Where to dock when you sail to Flensburg?

Marina Werftkontor
Our partner harbour Marina Werftkontor is located at Flensburg’s eastbank, close to Flensburger ÔÇťVolksparkÔÇŁ ÔÇô a public park. The picturesque old-town, museums and the shopping street are only a short walking distance away. The marina has about 50 guest berths and you can book a spot for your trip to Flensburg at the marina ­čÖé
With our┬áHarba App you can request a booking before you set your sails or you can pay for the guest berth for free, after you have docked.Harba logo┬áYou can just download the app for free in your Google Play Store or App Store and get started ­čÖé

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Hopefully, you will have the chance to come visit Flensburg soon. Share your experiences and stories with us in the comments below or on Facebook ­čÖé

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