Helgoland is situated approximately 95 miles (153 kilometers) northwest of Hamburg and about 250 miles (402 kilometers) northwest of Berlin, Germany's capital.
Spend time exploring while you are here. Visit the Tall Anna.
To understand why so many travelers choose Schleswig-Holstein as a holiday destination, make sure you and your loved ones spend a bit more time in the many scenic and cultural attractions around Helgoland. Wangerooge, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the north, and Spiekeroog, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Helgoland are good places to visit if you're keen on learning more about this region.
Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southeast of Helgoland is Bremerhaven, an important regional city where you'll find Zoo at the Sea, Atlanticum and River Weser Dyke Promenade. Be sure not to head back to Helgoland until you've stopped by Bremerhaven's Wilhelm Bauer Submarine Museum and National German Maritime Museum.
Take the time to really understand Schleswig-Holstein by understanding its past. A great place to begin is by visiting the area's historic castles. Spend a day in the sunshine and fresh air and make a tour of Schleswig-Holstein's popular lighthouses and gardens.
There are loads of ways to make the most of the outdoors in and around Helgoland. Horse riding and mountain climbing are just two ways active visitors can get their kicks. If you prefer to kick back when you are on vacation, Schleswig-Holstein has some great options that will suit you, like wildlife watching and sunbathing.
When it's time to leave, bid a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the interesting characters you've met and the great places you've seen.