Wangels is a small coastal German town, located within the Ostholstein district of Schleswig-Holstein state, to the far north of the country. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Wangels will find that the town boasts a good selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation, mainly in the form of apartments and townhouses. Much of the accommodation available will boast fabulous views of the region’s mainly flat landscape and of the Baltic Sea beyond.
Visitors spending their holidays in Wangels will find that the mainly wooded landscape which surrounds the town is a popular destination amongst nature-lovers and bird watchers. Hiking, cycling and horse-riding are popular pursuits, whilst the waters of the nearby Baltic Sea and the region’s numerous lakes are popular draws for windsurf and kite-surfing enthusiasts. The off-lying island of Fehmarn boasts the Wallnau Waterbird Reserve and Burg Aquarium.
Wangels is particularly well placed for tourists to visit the numerous historically interesting cities and towns of Schleswig-Holstein. The state’s capital, Kiel, is located just a few miles to the west of Wangels and boasts such attractions as the 13th century St Nicholas’ Church. There are numerous museums to be discovered within Kiel, specialising in history, geology, fine arts and the military. The city also boasts one of Germany’s largest shopping centres, Holstenstrasse. Visitors spending their holidays in Wangels may also wish to visit the nearby city of Lubeck, with its medieval walled ‘Old Town’ which houses such historic attractions as the 13th century cathedral and the imposing Lubecker Rathaus (Town Hall).
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Wangels will find that summers can be warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the early 20s degrees Celsius. Winters, on the other hand, can be very cool, with temperatures averaging between -2 and 6 degrees Celsius. The town receives an average annual precipitation of around 30 inches, much of which may fall as snow in mid-winter.
Most travellers looking to spend their holidays in Wangels will first fly to Hamburg Airport (HAM), which is less than an hour’s drive from the town. British Airways, Flybe, easyJet and Lufthansa operate regular flights here from the UK, departing from several regional UK airports to include London Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).