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Holstein – between the seas and just outside Hamburg

Watch big ships from the calm banks of the Elbe’s last stretch. Explore green meadows, forests, and riverside landscapes by canoe, bicycle, or even on foot. Discover picturesque small towns, browse through little shops, and see local artists and artisans at work. Sample aromatic cheeses, savoury fish dishes, and hearty game – from any one of the countless regional producers you’ll find along the road. Our farmsteads invite travellers to pitch in and have fun on the land. Among all these pleasures, we also offer opportunities to experience nature – from an evening hunt in the game park to excursions to secluded islands on the Elbe. Holstein offers a feast for the eyes as well as countless unique experiences to enjoy with all your senses.

Where better to relax and escape from daily life that in Holstein? This region in the very north of Germany is a hidden gem. Enjoy a peaceful, wholesome vacation away from the masses. The North Sea and the Baltic Sea as well as renowned cities like Flensburg and Hamburg await you at your doorstep.

Holstein stretches along the Elbe River, from Hamburg to the shores of the North Sea, and reaches all the way to Neumünster in the interior of the peninsula. That means plenty of variety: A region made up of lots of water, beaches, endless dikes, lush marshes, rolling geest hills, green forests, beautiful cities. You’ll see, it’s worth exploring. There is something for everyone here.

Our Themes

NatureAukrug nature park
SportsHiking in the Aukrug
FamiliesCanoeing on the Stör

Our services for you

Our digital directory of accommodation(in German only)
Book accommodation online(in German only)
Request brochures online or take a look(brochures in German only)