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Address: Kiel Canal, Brunsbuettel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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Holiday in Schleswig-Holstein

We went on a trip to Dithmarschen. This is an area north-west in Schleswig-Holstein at the North Sea. It is very flat and leafy there and lush meadows are everywhere. Driving... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a trip to Dithmarschen. This is an area north-west in Schleswig-Holstein at the North Sea. It is very flat and leafy there and lush meadows are everywhere. Driving past the farmyards and beautiful houses we realised that the farmers seem to be pretty rich. This region is also famous for growing cabbages. We were astonished to find... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled through Kiel Canal on our Baltic cruise on Marco Polo. Fantastic experience, thoroughly enjoyable.

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Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

On our cruise we transited the Kiel canal twice, once by night - which we slept through - and once by day. Basically the waterway consists of a canal with sets of locks ar each end. Built in the late 19 th c. And widened between 1907 and 1914 to enable the passage of dreadnought battleships between the North Sea... More 

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Sitting on the banks of this magnificent canal, and also viewing the mighty locks, was a sight not to be missed; vessels stacked high with containers from many Eastern Countries of the World (Latvia; Estonia; Norway; Germany) was a sight to behold. And all so quiet!

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a great area for a spring walk or bike ride. There is a path along the canal that makes for a great flat ride. Interesting to see all the ships transiting the canal.

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a very pleasant and peaceful transit of the canal. The colours, wildlife, and gentle countryside were a joy to view while just relaxing and watching the world go buy. The locals were friendly, and in many places came out to wave at the ship as we passed. The traffic was fairly heavy on the canal, and we had... More 

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We travelled through the Kiel Canal on Seabourn Quest. Transit took awhile as we waited our turn. It allows time to sit on your balcony and watch the beautiful countryside go by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The transit of the Kiel Canal aboard the Silversea ship the Silver Whisper is a great experience, wIth the land only metres away on each side as you roll through beautiful German countryside. Open fields, forest, small villages and other ships passing VERY close by. A really interesting, relaxing and memorable day.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The Kiel Canal connects North Sea with the Baltic. We travelled through on the SIlver Cloud and it was a memorable day. We had to wait until told it was our turn to enter (although we had a booked time), then we entered and exited via big locks where 2 to 4 ships get tied up in one lock. Fascinating... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It's quite an experience to pass through Germany's Kiel Canal. In the summer, one can see the wild ducks strolling on the banks. The weather is really nice, the sunshine, the warmth... People walking along the riverbanks will wave right back at you if you wave at them, Such friendliness! There's also a shop on the lock if you need... More 

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