List is on the east side of the North Frisian Island of Sylt. It is the northernmost point of Germany and boasts wide beaches, endless sand dunes, a 17th century church and a busy harbour.
The beaches around List holiday rentals are perfect for those who enjoy outdoor activities. Go walking along the seashore or rent one of the wicker loveseats and enjoy sunbathing. Watersports such as windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing, water skiing and surfing are all available to visitors looking for fun activities and sports. Angling can be enjoyed in the area or visitors can take a boat trip or fishing charter from the harbour. Pay a visit to the weather station and learn more about the local environment. Bicycles are available for hire in the area or take scenic drives or horseback rides around the countryside. Golfers will find there are several golf courses in this scenic area.
Take the car ferry to the Danish Island of Romo for a pleasant day trip. Closer to your holiday apartment in List is Wenningstedt which has a long beach and the megalithic tomb or Huns’ Grave of Denghoog. Just a little further is the seaside resort of Kampen which is famous for its reed-thatched houses. There are some stunning red cliffs and a bird-watcher’s hide before you reach the large sand dunes at Listmad Nature Reserve. The Wadden Sea Information Centre is another good place to visit and learn more about local wildlife. Konigshafen has colourful fishing boats in the small harbour. One of Sylt’s best kept secrets is the beach sauna. It is along the road to Ellenbogen and after steaming, you can dash into the chilly North Sea.
Holiday rentals in List enjoy warm sunny summers and cold snowy winters. Temperatures in July and August reach an average 19°C (66°F) while winter temperatures drop closer to freezing from December to March. The area has rainfall throughout the year with slightly more in the winter which may fall as snow. The area enjoys 8 hours of sunshine per day on average in the summer.
The nearest international airport serving holiday rentals in List is Hamburg (HAM) Airport which is about 250 km away. This major international airport is served by many airlines including low-cost easyJet, Flybe and British Airways from several UK cities. The best way to reach List is to pick up a hire car at the airport and drive northwest along the A7. A car will also be useful for exploring the area. There are regular trains to the station at Westerland which is about 15km away for those who do not wish to drive.