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- Miles of sandy beaches
- Impressive nature
- Wellness holiday
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Vacation on Eiderstedt
Location and orientation
Eiderstedt is a peninsula on the North Sea coast of Schleswig-Holstein and belongs to the district of Nordfriesland. It was built around 1200 A.D. by dykes to gain land. Eiderstedt is 30 kilometres long and 15 kilometres wide and originally consisted of two islands and a peninsula. Since the peninsula is designed for tourism, Eiderstedt has many apartments and vacation rentals that can be rented for the holidays.Unique nature
On Eiderstedt you will find one thing first and foremost: dunes and salt marshes. Especially on the west coast of Eiderstedt off St. Peter-Ording you can find these extraordinary landscapes, which are very popular with tourists and which remind more of Sylt or Amrum than of the usual and remaining vegetation of the west coast. Eiderstedt has a total of 175 hectares of coastal dunes. The so-called Magdalenenspitze is the highest dune of Eiderstedt.
Travelers and Activities
It is mainly known through television advertising and many people recognize it when they see a picture of it, but only very few know where the building stands: We are talking about the lighthouse Westerhever on Eiderstedt. The lighthouse has been in service for over 100 years, as construction work began in 1906. The lighthouse has 9 floors and around it there are other houses where the lighthouse keeper used to live with his family. Nowadays the Wadden Sea shelter is located in the houses.Eiderstedt - a place for nature lovers
Eiderstedt is known for its green expanse, meadows and tranquillity. In addition to the memorable and impressive nature, which is marked by the North Sea climate, there are also 18 historic churches and about 70 of the former 400 barges, which characterize the area. This special architecture was introduced to Eiderstedt by the Dutch from the 15th to the 17th century and the most famous "Haubarg" in the region is the "Rote Haubarg", which was converted into a restaurant.
Top 3 Travel Tips for Eiderstedt
The peninsula Eiderstedt offers not only nature and beach, but also a lot of other excursion destinations and cultural sights. For example, it is very interesting to visit one of the many museums. Here you can learn more about the region and its history.2nd trip to St. Peter-Ording
St. Peter-Ording is a really very special and at the same time the biggest place on Eiderstedt. The local landscape is characterised by houses on piles, kilometres of sandy beaches, dunes and beach sailers.3. Relaxation in the dune spa
If you want to relax and are looking for relaxation, the Dünen-Therme in St. Peter-Ording is the right place for you. On more than 1,000 square metres you can bathe and feel good and all this in warm and pure sea water.
Many film and television films as well as series were shot on St. Peter-Ording, because the natural coastal landscape serves as a magnificent backdrop and radiates a bitter charm.
Things to know
Many visitors and tourists have already found out that the peninsula is a beautiful place in northern Germany. The cities of Garding, Tönning and St. Peter-Ording are the most famous towns on Eiderstedt. They can be reached via the railway line Husum - St. Peter-Ording. Especially in the larger towns on Eiderstedt you have numerous possibilities to stay in apartments and holiday houses during your holiday.Large range of events
On Eiderstedt there is a full calendar of events and a large number of upcoming events and so it comes that one event is enough for the next. For example, you have the opportunity to visit a traditional horse market, the fair or the musicians' exchange. There are also weekly markets where you can buy fresh local fruit, vegetables, baked goods and much more.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Eiderstedt
The corona crisis heavily impacted holidays in 2020. Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $127.79 per night.
If it is your aim to save the maximum during your visit to Eiderstedt, travel in January ($112.89 per night on average), February ($114.76), or March ($115.13), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.
At the time of booking a vacation rental in Eiderstedt, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of August (with an average of $153.24 per night), followed by July ($151.43), and September ($131.22).
If you decide to put Eiderstedt on your bucket list, we suggest planning your vacation long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 70% of rentals booked in the year 2020.
In 2020, the months with the most vacation rentals available of the year in Eiderstedt were January, February and March, with average availabilities of 71.5%, 61.2%, and 53%, respectively.
The months with the lowest properties available in Eiderstedt are, in order, July, August, and September with respective average availability figures of 1.25%, 2.2%, and 6.25%, based on data collected in 2020.
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