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Make a holiday rental in Fohr, Germany your home away from home

Fohr, the second largest North Sea Island, is one of the North Frisian Islands and part of the Nordfriesland region of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein. A holiday in Fohr self-catering holiday rentals means plenty of beaches, lots of wild life spotting and bird watching, walking, cycling and sightseeing.

Things to do in Fohr, Germany

Sheltered from much of the wind and storms of the North Sea by its neighbouring island, swimming and other beach activities are very popular with visitors to Fohr holiday accommodation in the summer with 15 kilometres of sandy beach along the southern shore extending half way up the western shore. On the eastern shore is the lovely seaside village of Wyk while to the north and northwest is the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. At many of the beaches it is possible to swim whatever the tide but for a few it is only possible at high tide. The Wadden Sea and the National Park with its mud flats provide a home for numerous sea birds including oystercatchers, shelducks, snipes, pewits and common eiders.

The history and culture surrounding a holiday rental on Fohr can be found in museums, churches and every small village. There are three medieval churches; St Nicholas’, St Lawrence’s and St John’s. There are five windmills of various designs dating from the late 19th and very early 20th century. Every village on Fohr has a beautiful example of Old Frisian architecture including numerous sea captains houses that date from the 17th and 18th century. There is even a circular Viking wall near Borgsum. All of this can be seen on bicycle tours, there’s a comprehensive cycle route, walking and hiking tours. Shopping is also a pleasure here with farm shops, traditional bakeries and fresh shrimp available at the old pier in Wyk.

Places to visit in Fohr, Germany

Hamburg is within range of a holiday rental on Fohr for a great day out, particularly if you travel by high speed train. Visit the beautiful harbour, shop until you drop, eat any one of the superb restaurants or just enjoy an evening out in this lively university town.

Weather in Fohr, Germany

During your stay in a self-catering rental in Fohr you can expect to enjoy an Oceanic Climate with moderate winters and relatively cool summers. The climate and the seawater here are believed to be medicinally beneficial.

Cheap Flights to Fohr, Germany

The closest international airport for getting to Fohr self-catering holiday rentals from the UK is Hamburg (HAM) around a hundred miles away which is served by Eurowings, Flybe, easyJet and a large number of other airlines from most major airports in the UK.

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                      Multiple rentals Apartment #2449527
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                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              Multiple rentals Chateau / Country House #550007
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                                  Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        Apartment #2394227
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                                          Apartment #758205
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                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #529324
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                                              • 5 BR
                                              • 2 BA
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                                                  House #2511728
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                                                    Apartment #2531284
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                                                      Apartment #2430596
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                        Multiple rentals Chateau / Country House #550007
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                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Multiple rentals House #31718
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                                                                                  Apartment #2013654
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                                                                                    Apartment #2020413
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                                                                                          Apartment #2585350
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