26 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

26 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Schleswig-Holstein trip planner

©
This plan was created by another inspirock user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

26 days in Schleswig-Holstein Itinerary

Start: Fresno
Fly:  25​h
1
Sankt Peter-Ording
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
List, Sylt
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Flensburg
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Kiel
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Lubeck
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Fresno

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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lighthouse Westerhever and NordseeMuseum Husum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Festung Helgoland and Sankt-Johannis-Kirche. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sankt Peter-Ording: Schiffahrtsmuseum Nordfriesland (in Husum), Helgoland (Helgolander Kegelrobben, Sankt Nicolai Kirche Helgoland, & more) and Zutphen Cemetery (in Heide). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Sankt Peter Ording Beach and examine the collection at Nationalpark-Haus.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sankt Peter-Ording travel route planner.

Fresno, USA to Sankt Peter-Ording is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Fresno to Sankt Peter-Ording. While traveling from Fresno, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Sankt Peter-Ording, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to List.

Things to do in Sankt Peter-Ording

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Helgoland, Husum, Sankt-Johannis-Kirche, Zutphen Cemetery, Lighthouse Westerhever
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Schiffahrtsmuseum Nordfriesland ©
Schiffahrtsmuseum Nordfriesland
Festung Helgoland ©
Festung Helgoland
NordseeMuseum Husum ©
NordseeMuseum Husum

3
nights
List, Sylt

List ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kirche St. Severin and Leuchtturm. Explore List's surroundings by going to Hornum (Schutzstation Arche Wattenmeer & Hoernumer Odde).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read List day trip planning website .

You can drive from Sankt Peter-Ording to List in 4 hours. In May in List, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Flensburg.

Things to do in List

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Hornum, Sylt, Kampen, Denghoog Steinzeitgrab, Kirche St. Severin
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Ellenbogen ©
Ellenbogen
Kirche St. Severin ©
Kirche St. Severin
Leuchtturm ©
Leuchtturm

5
nights
Flensburg

Flensburg ©
Flensburg is an independent town in the north of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glucksburger Schloss and Schloss Gottorf. Get some historical perspective at Historischer Hafen and St. Marien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flensburg: Danevirke Museum (in Dannewerk), Nolde Stiftung Seebuell (in Neukirchen) and Schleswig (St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom), Dannevirke, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Flensburger Schifffahrtsmuseum, steep yourself in history at Nordermarkt, appreciate the history behind Flensburger Lowe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Heiliggeistkirche.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Flensburg travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from List to Flensburg takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Kiel.

Things to do in Flensburg

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trips

Schleswig, Glucksburger Schloss, Nolde Stiftung Seebuell, Danevirke Museum
Find places to stay May 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Glucksburger Schloss ©
Glucksburger Schloss
Schloss Gottorf ©
Schloss Gottorf
Danevirke Museum ©
Danevirke Museum

7
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.
Visit U-Boot U 995 and St. Nikolai Church for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Viking Museum Haithabu (Wikinger Museum) and Museumsbahnen. Venture out of the city with trips to St.-Petri-Kirche zu Bosau (in Bosau), Museum Turmhugelburg (in Lutjenburg) and McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumunster (in Neumunster). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Adelige Kloster, engage your brain at Computermuseum, and examine the collection at Schifffahrtsmuseum.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kiel trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Flensburg to Kiel by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Kiel are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Lubeck.

Things to do in Kiel

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rendsburg, Natur-Hochseilgarten, McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Neumunster, Museumsbahnen, St.-Petri-Kirche zu Bosau
Find places to stay May 27 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Turmhugelburg ©
Museum Turmhugelburg
St. Nikolai Church ©
St. Nikolai Church

5
nights
Lubeck

Lubeck ©
Lubeck is the only northern German city with a largely intact medieval old town comparable to sites farther south.
Holstentor and European Hansemuseum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Marienkirche and An der Obertrave for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lubeck: Seebad Museum (in Travemuende) and St. Nicolai Kirche (in Molln). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown), steep yourself in history at Heiligen-Geist-Hospital, take an in-depth tour of Buddenbrookhaus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Lubeck Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lubeck trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Kiel to Lubeck by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Lubeck sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lubeck

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Travemuende, St. Nicolai Kirche
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Holstentor ©
Holstentor
Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) ©
Marienkirche ©
Marienkirche