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White sand beaches might not be the first thing to come to mind when you think of Germany, and most people are surprised to learn that there are over 10 islands located on Germany’s North shore. Norderney is one of the largest of the East Frisian Islands, and boasts salty scented air paired with endless sandy shores. It’s an elegant, upscale vacation destination with whitewashed buildings, polished architecture, chic cafés, and exceptional shopping. Bring your spouse, family, or friends along for an unforgettable vacation in one of Europe’s best kept secrets.An idyllic vacation rental in Norderney
Enjoy a relaxing getaway on Norderney island with a vacation rental suited perfectly to your traveling preferences. Vacation rentals in Norderney come in a wide ranges of sizes, styles, and designs, with a little something for every type of traveler. Opt for a vacation rental just steps away from the beach with a private balcony where you can enjoy tranquil views of the sea. Treat yourself to a luxury rental with a private swimming pool and a hot tub to enjoy a refreshing dip any time of the day. Rentals in Norderney boast stylish decor and airy interiors with plenty of natural lighting. You’ll have all the amenities you’ll need to feel at home throughout your stay with the vast majority of rentals equipped with Wi-Fi, modern furnishings, a washing machine, and a fully functioning kitchen. Oversized rentals are available for families, while couples can opt for smaller, cozy rentals. There are numerous pet-friendly options if you’d like to bring your furry friend along. With so many excellent rental options available, you’ll be sure to find the perfect one for your vacation in Norderney.
Vacations in Norderney
The area and getting around
Reaching Norderney is most commonly done via ferry. The ferry departs from Norddeich, Germany, and takes around 50 minutes. You can park your car in one of the car parks near the ferry port, or you can bring your car along for the journey. However, having a car is not necessary in walkable Norderney unless it’s your preference to drive.Getting around Norderney
The best way to get around Norderney is on foot or by bicycle. There are countless bike hire services on the west side of the island where you can inquire about hourly or daily rentals. Spend your vacation walking or biking around to discover the many beaches, sand dunes, and hidden gems around the island. If you aren’t comfortable relying on a bicycle to get around, it’s best to use a private car or a taxi.
Travelers and activities
Norderney is a wonderfully romantic vacation destination for couples with its tranquil, uncrowded atmosphere. Enjoy watching the sun dip under the horizon as you sip on a refreshing Aperol Spritz at Milchbar, one of the best places on the island to watch the sunset. The island is famous for its thalassotherapy treatments, which harness the healing capabilities of seawater. Enjoy a salt bath or a sauna at Badehaus alongside your significant other as you treat yourself to some much deserved R&R.Norderney for families
Families will find endless ways to enjoy discovering Norderney together. Families with children can take kids to play and run around at the colorful Indoorspielplatz park. The playground here offers a variety of swings, slides, and other fun features to keep children entertained for an hour or two. Families with teenagers and older children will enjoy browsing the collections at Museum Nordseeheilbad Norderney. Here you can discover the rich and fascinating past of the island. There are temporary and permanent exhibitions, as well as art collections and captivating installations.
Milk bars are a long-standing tradition in Norderney and the East Frisian Islands. There are many milk bars around the island which sell items such as rice pudding and coffee using milk from local dairy cows.
Top 5 travel tips in Norderney
Norderney boasts a spectacular 9-mile stretch of shoreline dotted with dunes, cafés, and beautiful scenery throughout. Spend some time swimming and sunbathing at the many beaches. Be sure to visit Oase beach, which is one of the top-rated beaches on the island. East Beach is a great beach for walking with a popular 4-mile stretch which ends at a picturesque shipwreck on the easternmost point of the island.2. Visit a historic lighthouse with breathtaking views
The Norderney Lighthouse is a stunning brick 19th century tower offering some of the best views of the island. The lighthouse is a pleasant walking or cycling distance from the town center. To reach the top of the inside of the lighthouse requires a steep climb of 252 steps, but the panoramic views make it all worth it. It’s best to go on a clear and sunny day for the best visibility!3. Enjoy lunch or dinner at a beachside eatery
The incredible cuisine offerings are one of the highlights of a vacation on Norderney. Enjoy lunch at a beachside café or a fine dining meal at dinner as the sun sets. There are many options to choose from. Surfcafe is one of the island’s top-rated restaurant options with its chic decor, ambient atmosphere, and excellent food menu. Choose from an impressive variety of upscale dishes with a direct view of the beach and the North Sea. Strandpieper Norderney and Café Hygge Norderney are among some other must-try eateries while you’re on the island.4. Browse the shops
Spend a leisurely afternoon exploring the cobbled streets which are lined with an eclectic collection of boutique shops and small cafés. Browse gift shops, clothing stores, jewelry shops, and more! There’s some specialty gourmet shops too which sell regional cheeses and German vintage wines. It’s the perfect opportunity to find some treasures and souvenirs to bring back home with you.5. Explore the island by bicycle
Cycling is one of the best ways to fully discover all the many nooks and crannies around the island. There are several beaches and hidden gems around Norderney which can only be reached on foot or by bicycle, such as Weisse Duene, which is a top-rated restaurant situated in the middle of the dunes. There is an abundance of bicycle hire services available on the west end of the island.