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Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park

How about a trip to an unforgettable coastal landscape? The Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park - on Lower Saxony's North Sea coast in the north of Germany - offers protection to the Wadden Sea, the coastal area of mudflats between the Ems and Elbe rivers, as well as to the offshore East Frisian islands. Visitors here can experience amazing landscapes and stunning natural spectacles, such as the region's characteristic salt marshes, the steep sandy dunes near Dangast and the "floating bog" near Sehestedt, the last remaining outer dyke bog in Germany.
A great diversity of flora and fauna flourishes in the temperate environment of the mudflats. The common shelduck, one of this coastal region's most attractive birds, is particularly impressive. Its strong stomach even enables it to crush mussels. Between August and September visitors can watch beautiful seabirds flying in and settling on the mudflats.

  • mudflats centre in Wilhelmshaven
  • Norddeich seal centre
  • Lightship and whalebone fence on Borkum
  • Fisherman's House Museum on Norderney
  • Dornumsiel moated castle
  • German Maritime Museum, Bremerhaven
  • Old lighthouse on Wangerooge
The area offers a wide range of choice for excursions, for example to the East Frisian islands. The many leisure activities available in the national park - swimming, wide beaches, island carriage rides and salt marsh walks - promise plenty of fun and relaxation.