Flensburg presents itself as unobtrusive and amiable. The harbour city offers you both urban charm as well as peace and tranquility. It is this balanced mix that makes the third largest city in the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein, so appealing. The city emits a kind of Scandinavian flair and it boasts a diverse range of sport and cultural activities.
Flensburg has its own airport for business and private flights. The nearest international airport is situated in Hamburg, some 150 kilometers away. There is a shuttle bus connection, the journey takes 2 hours. Flensburg is very easy to reach by long-distance bus and trains. The journey by car is no problem at all, Flensburg can be reached via the motorway A 7.
A visit to the Museumswerft is something that you just cannot miss. In this "Museum of a Different Kind", visitors find themselves in the middle of the shipyard events. You can experience how the boats are renovated in the museum and you can enjoy the unique atmosphere at the old harbour.
If you want to see more of the sea, an excursion to the Mürwiker Wasserturm “Mürwirker Water Tower” is recommended. It is situated in the park to the East of Flensburg and it provides you with a fantastic insight into the city and the Fjord.
The city boasts a rich array of culture. Alongside top-class performances by the lively theatre scene, in particular it is the regular events that are remarkable. The Folkfestival Folkbaltica is one such event and theKulturfestival Flensburger Hofkultur.
The Kirche St. Nikolai constitutes the most important sacred building and it is the most visited church in the city. It will impress you with its beautiful late baroque altar. The organ is also striking and which is famous for its enormous volume of sound.
Due to its location on the Baltic Sea, Flensburg exhibits richly varied fish dishes. The restaurant Börsenkeller offers a reasonable value-for-money and a pleasant atmosphere. You should definitely try the plaice filet here as well as the smoked salmon and the shrimps constitute some of the culinary delights.