kiel Discovery Tour: Sailing, Naval Monuments, and Scenic Walks

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Embark on the Ultimate Kiel Adventure: History, Sailing, and Scenic Beauty

 

Embark on an unforgettable journey in Kiel, where history meets natural beauty. Discover the essence of Kiel’s rich maritime heritage and immerse yourself in its captivating history. Known as Kiel.Sailing.City , this vibrant coastal gem nestled on the shores of the Baltic Sea boasts a flourishing natural landscape that captivates the senses.

We would be happy to accompany you and introduce the hallmarks of Kiel to you.

Kiel.Sailing.City

under this brand the Schleswig Holstein state capital is known among sailors worldwide. The Kiel Week in particular, but also other top class sailing regattas, made the Olympic city the world capital of sailing in 1936 and 1972.

However, on the Kiel Fjord it’s not just about points and trophies; sailing is a part of life in Kiel. There are over 2,200 water and 460 land berths for yachts and dinghies in the nine recreational boat harbors in the city area. Numerous places in the por ts of the surrounding communities on the fjord are to be added. There is even a harbor area for traditional sailing ships and historic watercraft.

We will experience and visit some of them after about an hour and a half boat ride from Kiel center to Laboe.

after getting off the boat and after a after getting off the boat and after a 1717–minuteminute walk on the beach we willwalk on the beach we will visit the naval visit the naval monument and technology museum U 995.monument and technology museum U 995.

Naval Memorial

The silhouette of its tower, which is visible from The silhouette of its tower, which is visible from far away and rises 85 meters above the Baltic Sea, and rises 85 meters above the Baltic Sea, shapes the face of the Kiel Outer Fjord. Two elevators or 341 steps lead to a viewing platform from shapes the face of the Kiel Outer Fjord. Two elevators or 341 steps lead to a viewing platform from which a unique panoramic view of land and sea opens up.

Originally dedicated to the memory of the members of the Imperial Navy who died in the First World War, after it was taken over again by the War, after it was taken over again by the Deutscher Marinebund on May 30, 1954, the memorial on May 30, 1954, the memorial became a memorial for those of all nations who remained at sea and at the same time a memorial for became a memorial for those of all nations who remained at sea and at the same time a memorial for peaceful seafaring on free seas.

 

The boat U 995

On March 13, 1972, U 995 was transferred to Laboe by two floating boats and placed on the beach in front of the naval memorial as a technical museum. The boat was put into service at Blohm & Voss in front of the naval memorial as a technical museum. The boat was put into service at Blohm & Voss in Hamburg on September 16, 1943. It belonged to the Type VIHamburg on September 16, 1943. It belonged to the Type VII C, of which a total of 693 units were I C, of which a total of 693 units were completed by 1945. Until it was decommissioned on May 8, completed by 1945. Until it was decommissioned on May 8, 1945,1945, in Drontheim, Norway, U 995 was in Drontheim, Norway, U 995 was used primarily in the Norwegian Sea against convoys and departing convoys and security forces.

 At the end of the two–hourhourss visit to the monument and technology museum U 995, visit to the monument and technology museum U 995, wewe will will return by boat to the port of Kiel and then to the main train station.

Highlights

  • • Introduce the hallmarks of Kiel
  • • Visit the Naval Memorial
  • • visit the boat U 995
  • • Meeting point Ferry Terminal Kiel: 08:30 a.m.
  • • End of tour: 3:30 p.m.

Bulk discount adult
#Discount groupFrom (Person)To adultValue
11 Person11 €0
22 persons22 €0
33 Persons33 €0
44 Persons44 €200
55 Persons55 €250
66 Persons66 €300
77 Persons77 €700
88 Persons88 €800
99 Persons99 €900
1010 Persons1010 €1000

  • Boat trip
  • Lunch
  • Museum entry with guide
  • International flights
  • Extra services at hotel like phone call, laundry…
  • Dinners.
  • Tips (optional)

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