The island of Sylt stretches in a north-south direction off the North Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein and Denmark. Sylt is best known for its more than 40 kilometers of white sandy beaches. The northernmost point of the island is the Lister Ellenbogen.
Around the island you will find excellent bathing opportunities, enjoy a relaxed and exuberant atmosphere as well as an incomparably gorgeous natural scenery! On Sylt you can also find numerous accommodations in every category and great hotels - well-known places on the island are: Westerland, Kampen, Wenningstadt.
In addition to the numerous nature adventures - such as a hike through the Braderup Heath - numerous events and activities take place on Sylt every year. The traditional Biikebrennen in February kicks things off, and the grand finale is on New Year's Eve: on the promenade in Westerland there is a great open-air New Year's Eve celebration with live music and dancing!
A trip to Sylt promises a varied, relaxing and active experience at the same time!
Sylt is a natural refuge for pleasure tourists from all over the world! For example, the island offers excellent conditions for a beach vacation. On more than 40 kilometers of sandy beach you can make yourself comfortable and let the sun's rays warm you before you go into the refreshing waves of the North Sea.
If you like it a little more active, you can also pursue numerous water sports activities or let off steam at Fun Beach Westerland with bocce, frisbee or volleyball.
Around Sylt you can also enjoy numerous events and guided walks! How about a guided tour through the mudflats, for example? During a two-hour hike through the dry mudflats, you can explore the seabed of the North Sea shore and get exciting and informative insights into the regional animal and marine plant life.
A special highlight is the annual Biike on Sylt: On February 21, beacons are lit all over the island. The fires are meant to bid farewell to the cold winter. The highlight of the event is the traditional kale dinner! Even if it is still a bit chilly at this time of year, Sylt is definitely worth a trip at Biike time!