Places to Visit

around Cuxhaven
Around Cuxhaven there are many places worthwhile visiting. Numerous sights of interest and special features attract a great number of tourists throughout the year. Explore the cities and isles outside Cuxhaven and convince yourself about the diversity of the German North Sea coast.

Open Sea Isle Helgoland

The only German open sea isle with its genuine red rock is situated in the middle of the North Sea.

No matter when you visit the isle, summer or winter - Helgoland with its special charm is an attraction for visitors at any time of the year.

During the season there is a daily ferry service to Helgoland, either in the classical maritime way with MS "Atlantis" or fast and modern with the catamaran HSC "Halunder Jet".



Bremerhaven is the largest city near the German North Sea coast and can be reached by car in only 20 minutes from Cuxhaven.

Bremerhaven attracts with a very special charm - major city flair combined with touristic sights, shopping possibilities and a great offer of fish varieties.

The recently inaugurated "Havenwelten" is a maritime tourism centre with unique attractions.



The Hanseatic City of Hamburg certainly deserves at least one day trip. A great variety of interesting sights, events and shopping possibilities attract many visitors.

Enjoy the flair of the Nordic Hanseatic city. Visit Speicherstadt (old restored storehouses), stroll along Reeperbahn or book a harbour tour.

There are many possibilities to spend a nice day over there.



Neuwerk is a small isle in the Wadden Sea and belongs to the city of Hamburg.

There are three possibilities to reach the isle, situated at a distance of about 10 km - by foot, in a horse-drawn carriage or by ship.

In former times pirates made trouble on this little isle with a size of only three square kilometres. Landmark of the isle is the old lighthouse, built in 1310.