10 Things to Do in Schleswig That You Shouldn't Miss

The Duchy of Schleswig (Danish: Hertugdømmet Slesvig; German: Herzogtum Schleswig; Low German: Sleswig; North Frisian: Slaswik) was a duchy in Southern Jutland (Sønderjylland) covering the area between about 60 km north and 70 km south of the current border between Germany and Denmark. The territory has been divided between the two countries since 1920, with Northern Schleswig in Denmark and Southern Schleswig in Germany. The region is also called Sleswick in English.

1. Viking Museum Haithabu (Wikinger Museum)

Durchwahl, 24866 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Museums, History Museums
Excellent
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4.5 based on 244 reviews

Viking Museum Haithabu (Wikinger Museum)

Reviewed By reise-tanta-di - Lafayette, CaliforniaLafayette, California

A fascinating place

We were a small group of Americans and we had arranged to have a local guide. Dr. Sven Kalmring, an archaeologist, was great. He knew the site and the Viking history well. He showed us the reconstructed village including a house site where they had excava

2. Schloss Gottorf

Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Castles
Excellent
53%
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4.5 based on 167 reviews

Schloss Gottorf

Reviewed By sfw - Story, WyomingStory, Wyoming

Wonderful museum for art, history and 1st globe of world

Wonderful collection of art and objects of well off life from middle ages to 19th century. Great exhibit of Viking ship. Moor corpses and good display of the culture and society of their time. Often excellent special historic and art exhibits. In the baro

3. Das Fischerviertel Holm

Suederholmstr. 15, 24837 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
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4.5 based on 55 reviews

Das Fischerviertel Holm

Reviewed By Travelexperience12 - Wetherby, United KingdomWetherby, United Kingdom

A very pleasant "back in time" environment

We visited this small medieval fishing village during a trip from Kiel. We were unfortunately a little late and the local businesses were closed. At the centre of the village is a small chapel/church and cemetery. Brightly coloured, well kept small houses

4. St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

Suederdomstr. 1, 24837 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
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4.5 based on 113 reviews

St. Peter's Cathedral (Dom)

Reviewed By Andrew O - Paphos, CyprusPaphos, Cyprus

Impressive Cathedral, Fantastic Concert

We went to see the traditional New Years Day concert and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience. This is a huge church in a lovely area of beautiful old buildings. The church organ sounded magnificent and the trumpets splendid for the large audience. The

5. Schleswig-Holstein State Museums

Schloss Gottorf Castle, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Museums, History Museums
Excellent
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4.5 based on 32 reviews

Schleswig-Holstein State Museums

Reviewed By Stine D - Soenderborg, DenmarkSoenderborg, Denmark

Great

Must visit during a stay in Schleswig. Check out the prehistoric displays, the castle church, the paintings of Cranach and the large special exhibitions.

6. Stadtmuseum Schleswig

Friedrichstrasse 9_11, 24837 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Museums, History Museums, Children's Museums, Art Museums More
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Stadtmuseum Schleswig

Reviewed By BruceWhitehill - Hannover, GermanyHannover, Germany

Art Wolfe Photography Exhibition

A special exhibition at the State Museum in Schleswig (in Schleswig-Holstein) is that of the photography of Art Wolfe, an American. He has photographed places all of us wish we could see ourselves, and the depth and realism of these photographs is outstan

7. Schleischifffahrt

Gottorfer Damm 1, 24837 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Transportation, Ferries
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4.5 based on 3 reviews

Reviewed By fieldtrip12 - Darmstadt, GermanyDarmstadt, Germany

Schönste Schleifahrt mit der "Wappen von Schleswig"

Die Wappen von Schleswig ist meiner Meinung nach das schönste und bequemste (schön auch die Liegestühle auf dem Oberdeck) Schiff, mit dem man eine Fahrt auf der Schlei machen kann. Dazu kommen ein sehr freundliches, unaufdringliches Personal und ein super

8. Dannevirke

Dannevirke | Ochsenweg 5, 24867 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Excellent
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4 based on 21 reviews

Dannevirke

Reviewed By 496ash - Kolding, DenmarkKolding, Denmark

Comparable with the Great Wall in China

One of the biggest constructions in Europe at its time. Comparable with the Great Wall in China. Impressing to see the more than 1000-year-old defense wall and how it has developed over the ages.

9. Tarbeker Moor

23824 Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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5 based on 1 reviews

Tarbeker Moor

Reviewed By Harald B - Munich, GermanyMunich, Germany

Ein tolles Ausflugsziel wer Natur pur zu schätzen weis

Das Tarbeker Moor ist nicht natürlichen Ursprungs - es resultierte aus der Re-Naturierung des Torfabbaus um die Jahrhundertwende. Das ist hier sehr gut gelungen so hat sich eine einzigartige Fauna und Flora angesiedelt. Durch die Einfassung durch den Wald

10. Provincial Museum of Archeology (Archaologisches Landesmuseum)

Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Museums, History Museums
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4.5 based on 6 reviews

Reviewed By Stine D - Soenderborg, DenmarkSoenderborg, Denmark

Great

Some of the most important findings and treasures of the Iron and Viking Ages. Great place for children as things here are shiny, huge, and creeky.

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