Berlin, the national capital, is situated 180 miles (290 kilometers) southeast of Kiel, while Hamburg lies 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the south.
Be sure to check out everything this city has to offer. Make sure you visit Sparkassen-Arena and the Kiel Opera House.
Kiel isn't the only spot in Schleswig-Holstein worth seeing; travelers should also head off and experience the unique qualities of the surrounding countryside, cities and towns. Journey 11 miles (18 kilometers) north from Kiel to Bordesholm, where you can check out the Bordesholm Monastery and Museum for Geological History.
Luebeck is 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Kiel. This regional center features a number of interesting things to see and do, such as Travemuende Ferry Port, Hansapark and Theater Figuren Museum. Museum of Nature and the Environment and Museum Holstentor are other good spots to visit.
Experience moments of tranquility in Schleswig-Holstein's cathedrals. Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural makeup at Schleswig-Holstein's great history museums and theaters.
Active travelers in search of adrenaline and adventure can get their heart pumping by signing up for a horse riding or hiking adventure. If you enjoy spending time with folk who share your passions, this region has plenty of specialized activities such as city walking tours and guided nature walks.
At the conclusion of your time in region, pack your bag and bid Kiel a fond Tschüss (farewell).