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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Borkum, Germany your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for an exciting island vacation off the north coast of Germany should pay a visit to Borkum. This small and scenic island will still provide holidaymakers with many thinks to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Borkum, Germany

Borkum is a small island and partially car-free, but nonetheless there is plenty for holidaymakers to enjoy. The attractions and views here can be enjoyed by hiking, cycling or horse riding. Guided nature trails offer visitors the chance to see many species of birds and marine life here. There are beaches located here too that are great places for visitors to relax or enjoy a swim in the sea. The island is popular with visitors looking to enjoy different sports including beach sailing, surfing, sailing, buggy kiting, tennis and shooting. Those wishing to take it a little easy can relax with a variety of spa treatments. There are some delightful inns and restaurants in on the island offering delightful seafood and other East-Frisian dishes. Alternatively there are some small stores and markets from which self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks.

Places to visit on holiday to Borkum, Germany

As well as having many sporting activities, there are numerous places of interest for tourists to enjoy on Borkum. One of the highlights is the new lighthouse and those willing to climb its 308 steps will get an extensive view of the island and beyond. Another place well worth visiting is the Dyke House Museum, which is a traditional East-Frisian half-timbered farmhouse with many interesting exhibits. The entrance to the museum features two large whale jawbones. Tourists should also look out for the six metre high maritime sculptures on the island. A trip back to the mainland on the ferry will take holidaymakers to the city of Emden where there are some fascinating museums including the Bunker Museum and the East Frisian Museum.

Weather in Borkum, Germany

The warmest time of the year in this part of Germany is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January averaging just a high of 2 degrees centigrade during the day and -2 at night. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year although the highest amount is in the summer with an average of 73mm in June.

Travel to Borkum, Germany

Holidaymakers can fly to Bremen Airport (DRS) and then take an hour and a half drive to Emden, where a ferry takes passengers to Borkum. Bremen has flights to and from various international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Edinburgh (EDI), London-Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN) Stockholm-Skavsta (NYO) and Venice-Treviso (TSF) amongst others. Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt are car rental firms with desk located opposite Terminal 2.

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