Apartment Schleswig Holstein

Did you know that the Danish peninsula Jutland is in fact shared between two countries? Yes, South Jutland is actually a German territory known as Schleswig-Holstein. During the age of the Vikings, this region was under Danish rule, and later became an official German region after years of turmoil and wars. This area is mostly known as an agricultural hub, especially in terms of livestock. The Holstein cows for example are a special breed typical for two Dutch and this German province.

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Did you know that the Danish peninsula Jutland is in fact shared between two countries? Yes, South Jutland is actually a German territory known as Schleswig-Holstein. During the age of the Vikings, this region was under Danish rule, and later became an official German region after years of turmoil and wars. This area is mostly known as an agricultural hub, especially in terms of livestock. The Holstein cows for example are a special breed typical for two Dutch and this German province.

This north German territory draws people in for its beautiful nature and natural charisma. Do not miss the opportunity to discover Schleswig-Holstein province and take a look at the apartment accommodation we offer. The apartments, often part of villas and farmhouses, are adequately equipped to meet your needs and welcome you in Schleswig-Holstein. You will feel rested, comfortable and ready for the adventures this province has to offer!

Explore the nature of Schleswig-Holstein

Many people believe that northern territories offer nothing much than cold weather, dramatic coastlines and water as far as you can see. However, the truth is that different seasons offer different spectacles even here in the north. The nature in Schleswig-Holstein is very diverse and there is so much to see and do! There are numerous protected areas in the region, but Holstein Switzerland Nature Park is one of the most visited ones. It is the largest in the country; situated near the Baltic Sea, this nature park offers hundreds of possibilities to explore its landscape on foot or by bike. There are around 200 lakes of different sizes, also suitable for many water-based activities.

Lauerburg Lakes is another nature park with more than 40 lakes dispersed among thick forests. This nature park is also home to many rare plant and animal species, some of which are endangered. Similar is the case with Aukrug Nature Park. Various ponds can be found hidden in small heather areas in between the thick woods.

Speaking of lakes, Eutin Lake is a place where you can admire nature while indulging in the history and culture of the region. This area was the former residence of the royals from when Schleswig-Holstein used to be a Duchy. There is a beautiful castle on the lakeshore, but the picturesque town is just as beautiful. There are different cultural events organized in the palace gardens in the summer months.

Activities to try

When you visit Schleswig-Holstein, do not be fooled by the northern feeling it gives. In the right season, this is a beautiful place for a summer vacation. There are many beaches to visit. You can try the Sankt Peter ording Beach or the Perlebucht – both are beautiful and provide many possibilities for water-based activities.

You can also visit this part of the Wadden Sea. The Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is part of the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wadden Sea is an intertidal area and the largest such of mudflats in the world. You can hike and explore the intertidal zones on foot or by bike. There are even guided tours to teach you about the distinctive flora and fauna.