Laboe with the Naval Memorial and the U-boat U-995 is located at the Firth of Kiel. I didn’t want to miss out on the opportunity to see the insides of a submarine, so we drove over.
Schleswig-Holstein is the country in the far north of the Federal Republic. It is nestled between the North Sea and the Baltic Sea and offers the holidaymaker wonderful holidays by the sea.
The last time I sailed was when I was around 12 years old. It was during a summer break with the grandparents on a sailing course on the Lake Constance. When Kiel marketing approached me with the idea to test a sailing boat city tour I was enthused and confirmed immediately.
The lockage Kiel-Holtenau in the Kiel Canal is a very interesting stop on a tour to Kiel. There is a viewing platform that lets visitors oversee the lockage and it never takes long before the next ship comes into a lock.
The GHOTEL in Kiel, Kiel-Kronshagen more precisely, is about 6 kilometres away from the city centre. We got to spend two relaxing nights in the hotel and two days exploring in Kiel.