The North Sea islands – holiday destinations for all

Germany's North Sea islands are blessed with gloriously long beaches and unique natural surroundings. Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea, the islands have a bracing climate that makes them perfect for recreational and active breaks. Fantastic accommodation, top-class cuisine and major sporting events are the icing on the cake.

Norderney is an island of contrasts. A thriving cultural scene in the west, unspoilt nature in the east, and beaches as far as the eye can see. And all this in a unique habitat with UNESCO World Natural Heritage status.

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The North Frisian island of Pellworm is situated in the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. It's a real insider's tip for holidaymakers and offers mudflat tours to the neighbouring Hallig islands and much more besides.

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Breathtaking scenery, boat trips and 15 kilometres of sandy beaches offer a tempting invitation to explore this island and the Wadden Sea around it. A dream destination in the North Sea.

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The largest North Frisian island is a popular destination for fine food and water sports. Located off Schleswig-Holstein's North Sea coast, Sylt also has lots to offer when it comes to health and wellness.

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Wangerooge is a North Sea health resort and spa. Beaches, dunes and salt marshes dominate the island, which is surrounded on all sides by the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park. A surefire recipe for a relaxing break.

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