The quaint old town of Plon in the Schleswig-Holstein region is situated on top of a small hill overlooking the largest lake in the region, the Grosser Plonnersee. Holiday rentals in Plon are within reach of the castle perched on the hill as well as excellent bistros for local cuisine and plenty of water-based activities. Plon is particularly well known as a climatic health resort.
The area around Plon holiday homes has more water than actual land! There are 16 lakes in the area of various sizes where visitors can swim, paddle, sail, kayak, rent a pedalo and generally just have fun on the water. You can even rent a motorboat by the hour on some of the larger lakes. Explore the historic old town and sample the excellent fish-based cuisine in a range of restaurants from cafes to Michelin-star restaurants. Get a great view of the area from the Parnass Observation Tower, erected in 1888 by the Plon Tourism Society. This is not to be confused with the old Plon Water Tower, which is now a unique residence! The Planet Walk in Plon has the solar system mapped out along the route, starting with the sun at Market Bridge. For youngsters the town has the Krieglstein Puppet Theatre.
The wonderful Plon Castle should be the first port of call for anyone staying in Plon holiday rentals. Perched majestically above the town, the grounds are some of the most beautiful in the Schleswig-Holstein area at any time of year. The historic Renaissance buildings are still in excellent condition and were once the residence of Duke Frederick Charles of Schleswig-Holstein-Plon. The neighbouring town of Koppelsberg is also worth a visit. Lubeck is a wonderful town nearby with its Burgtor, Holstentor Gate and Marienkirche.
Holiday rentals in Plon have an oceanic climate, influenced by the nearby North Sea. In summer there is plenty of sunshine, few showers and average temperatures reaching 19°C (66°F). In the winter, temperatures generally remain above freezing during the day with little snowfall. Spring and autumn are beautiful times to visit this area with pleasant temperatures for enjoying outdoor pursuits.
The nearest major airport to holiday rentals in Plon is Hamburg-Fuhlsbuttel (HAM) Airport which is about 78 km away. Allow about 75 minutes to drive to your destination by hire car, along the B432/A21. This busy airport handles over 12 million passengers per year and is served by many international airlines including low-cost easyJet and Flybe from the UK. Plon is also within easy reach of the smaller Lubeck/Hamburg (LBC) Airport which has regular budget flights with Jet2, Ryanair and Wizz Air.