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Kiel revisited

We were staying with my wife's cousin in Hamburg having travelled about in Germany and Denmark and... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Ian S
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Good festival

The Kiel Week is a good festival, it’s huge and spans a vast majority of the town and waterfront... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Poole, United Kingdom
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The Kiel Regatta takes place in the northern German city of Kiel during the last week of June. It attracts 5,000 sailors on 2,000 ships and yachts with more than 3.5 million visitors per year, making it the world's largest sailing event - it even...more
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We were staying with my wife's cousin in Hamburg having travelled about in Germany and Denmark and we saw that it was Kielwoche while we were there. As my wife comes from Kiel this was too good an opportunity to pass up. We went and...More

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

The Kiel Week is a good festival, it’s huge and spans a vast majority of the town and waterfront - it’s highly recommended that you have comfy shoes on. Lots of good food and drink for very reasonable prices, the only problem is not having...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Just "passing through" from cruise ship to Hamburg. We happened to be in Kiel when the regatta was on, Is was really atmospheric and interesting with lots of vintage sailing ships around. Big crowds of boating enthusiasts go every year. If you are nearby at...More

Thank SFTWigan
Reviewed December 17, 2016

kiel week is something else I'm telling you!!! absolutely jam packed with bars and booze!!! some amazing little festival stalls and class bars and performing acts. Must visit place

1  Thank TheHenchboy
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Yes, is crowded and yes, it is loud. But it is great fun and a happening, too! We visit every year with the whole family (grandparents and children included) and always enjoy ourselves as there is something for everyone. Our favourites are the old sailing...More

1  Thank A. S
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The Kieler Woche is a huge spectacle that for anyone who is enterprising, has something to offer in the harbor area its a colorful festival of sailing with Carnival character. In the city of Kiel is a huge festival with many music venues. There is...More

1  Thank osamaelhout
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Our cruise ship docked in Kiel and instead of heading into the recommended Hamburg we stayed in town to take in the sailing festival. We took a ferry out to Laboe so we could see all the boats in the harbour and that was a...More

4  Thank Pamela F
Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

For most of the year, Kiel is a sleepy little town, although it's a significant Naval base, one terminus of the Kiel canal, and the capital of Shleswig-Holstein. Then there's Kieler Woche - the week long sailing festival that turns the whole town into a...More

Thank StephenTJohnson
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Went visiting friends and spent the day in Kiel. Oh what a fabulous experience, we loved every minute of it, things to see and do all day long... one day was far too short...

Thank Ingrid H
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