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  • Kappeln an der Schlei nice harbour town

    Touristikverein Kappeln/Schlei-Ostsee e.V. Jöns-Hof-Passage 2 24376 Kappeln

    How to Get There?


      Deutsche Bahn trains like (RB, RE) are reaching Süderbrarup train station on a regular basis. From here take the bus 1624 to Kappeln ZOB (central train station) - its only a 15min ride.

      DB BAHN

      Coming from south, take the Highway A7, exit with direction Schleswig and continue on B201 the motorway will take you straight to Kappeln. Its only a 30 min ride from Schleswig. If you are coming from the north take the B199. The motorway connects Flensburg with Kappeln and the ride takes only 30min

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 54.660973
      LONGTITUDE: 9.931811



      There is a direct Bus between Schleswig ZOB and Kappeln ZOB (central bus station). Take the line 1624 and you will reach your destination in only an hour.

      Nearest station

      Kappeln (Schlei) ZOB

    Why Go There?

    Kappeln is a holiday region that offers ideal conditions for a wide range of activities on land and water is embedded in a gently rolling hills right on the Schlei, near the Baltic Sea.

    Are you planning a vacation on the coastline of Germany? Kappeln is an excellent choice. Take a deep breath and leave the everyday life behind, just the perfect place to forget the hustle and bustle - Kappeln is pure relaxation!

    The beautiful town means a holiday on the water - on the Baltic Sea and the Schlei (by the way: The Schlei (Danish: Slien) is an inlet of the Baltic Sea in Schleswig-Holstein). Kappeln offers several Baltic Sea beaches right in front of the door and the Schlei a unique and beautiful sailing area. A cozy village and a good melange of gastronomy are awaiting you. The numerous events in the area also offer plenty of variety. Active holidays to water and land - Kappeln and it´s surroundings are ideal for hiking, walking and cycling. Very well signposted routes networks show visitors some of the most beautiful corners of the region.

    With its sights, the charming harbour and the attractive pedestrian zone, Kappeln invites you to linger. The colorful world of business, as well as the cosy restaurants and Cafés, provide a pleasant stay for the whole family.

    Nice to know: The idyllic harbour town Kappeln an der Schlei and the Baltic Sea is known among other things by the ZDF Series (TV series) "Der Landarzt" as Lieser "Deekelsen", a State-recognized health resort.


    Location Details

    Escape Address: Touristikverein Kappeln/Schlei-Ostsee e.V. Jöns-Hof-Passage 2 24376 Kappeln, Kappeln, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

    Things to do close by!


    In the Schlei, near the Kappelner Brücke (bridge), is the only still functioning Heringszaun (herring fence) located throughout Europe. It dates from the 15th century and is an amazingly simple fishing equipment. Herring swim in the spring from the Baltic Sea to their spawning waters in the Schlei every year and many then advised in the cage-like Lichen fence, at whose end is a catchall.


    The mill "Amanda" was built in 1888 with one in addition to operational sawmill, construction costs amounted to a total of 80,000 Gold marks. In 1976 the town Kappeln acquired the mill and the sawmill and began 1977 with the reconstruction of the mill and extensive renovations "Amanda" could be settled on the tourist information Office and the civil ceremony room of the town Kappeln in the mill. During the opening hours of the tourist office, the mill "Amanda" can be visited free of charge.

    Nature exploring

    The Natur park Schlei is the sixth and most northerly nature park in Schleswig-Holstein and only a 40min car ride away. With its establishment, the Schlei region shows their will to actively promote of sustainable regional development. The ambitious goal of nature parks is the harmony between conservation and their use by agriculture and recreation. Naturpark Schlei e.V., Arnisser Straße 12, 24407 Rabenkirchen-Faulück

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