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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany your home away from home

The Federal state of Schleswig-Holstein is in the far north of Germany and is known as the “Land between two seas”. The area runs from the Danish border to the south of Lübeck in a series of bays, cliffs and inland fjords. A string of seaside resorts runs south along the Baltic coast from Glücksburg, the cradle of European royalty with its moated castle, down to Travemünde in the south-east. Holstein's Switzerland, a picturesque nature reserve, is located between Kiel Bay and Lübeck Bay offering a host of lovely self-catering cottages and rentals. The capital of the region is Kiel, with its romantic courtyards, pretty market squares and distinctly Nordic port.

Things to Do in Schleswig-Holstein

The region of Schleswig-Holstein offers a host of outdoor attractions and activities to suit every visitor, whether they are looking for extreme sports and family-orientated fun. Water based activities such as sailing, kayaking, surfing and boat trips can be found in all parts of this beautiful state of historic Germany. The lakes and forests provide wind-swept walking and cycling, or sit on a traditional wicker beach chair and watch breathtaking sunsets before dining in one of the excellent family-run restaurants. Bird and nature spotting can be enjoyed at the Wadden Sea National Park. Play golf and tennis, relax at a spa or tour the area by motorbike or bicycle.

Places to Visit in Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein offers a host of different terrains, so each trip out from your Schleswig-Holstein holiday rental can take you on a different adventure. The coastline, open sea, nature reserves, islands, countryside, national parks and charming cities all offer a different aspect of this lovely area. Kiel offers plenty of maritime experiences from walking on the beaches to watching the ocean-going liners navigate the Kiel Canal. The Kiel Week Regatta is one of Europe’s biggest summer festivals. Flensburg is a delightful small town on the border with Denmark. See the historical old quarter with beautiful buildings, cobbled streets and great shopping. Friedrichstadt was founded in 1621 by Duke Friedrich III and has steep gabled canal houses, similar to those in Amsterdam, along its picturesque canals in the historic Old Quarter. Finest of all the towns around your Schleswig-Holstein holiday rental is Lübeck with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town.

Weather in Schleswig-Holstein

The Schleswig-Holstein region has warm sunny summers and cold winters with some snow. Daytime high temperatures range from 3°C (38°F) in January and February up to 19°C (67°F) in July and August. September to January are the months which have the most precipitation.

Travel to Schleswig-Holstein

Hamburg (HAM) International Airport has many international flights arriving daily and is convenient for most Schleswig-Holstein holiday rentals. The S-Bahn suburban rail network links Hamburg Airport with the main railway station for easy onward travel. There are also a number of car rental counters within the airport, as well as taxis.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (11 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #2524503
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      Excellent! 4.4/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 5
      Apartment #2368648
      7
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        Exceptional! 5/5
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        • Studio
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Cottage #2407320
        12
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          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (12 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Apartment #2457280
          12
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
            (5 reviews)
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            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #2538085
            5
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (33 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #2119158
              33
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                Exceptional! 5/5
                (13 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #2369113
                13
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (15 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 2
                  Apartment #2409824
                  15
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                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                    (44 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 2
                    Apartment #740237
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                    Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                      Exceptional! 5/5
                      (19 reviews)
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      House #2102529
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                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                        (13 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Apartment #2529916
                        13
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                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                          (15 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Multiple rentals Apartment #2010838
                          15
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                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (25 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #2481327
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                              (20 reviews)
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                              • Studio
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #512293
                              20
                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                (22 reviews)
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 2
                                Apartment #2334620
                                22
                                Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                  (42 reviews)
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2389530
                                  42
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                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                    (30 reviews)
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    House #2448190
                                    30
                                    Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (5 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #2543586
                                      5
                                      Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                        (10 reviews)
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                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 3
                                        House #2549656
                                        10
                                        Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • Studio
                                          • 1 BA
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                                          Apartment #2545093
                                          3
                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                            (19 reviews)
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            House #755371
                                            19
                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (12 reviews)
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #2550258
                                              12
                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Apartment #757501
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                                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (11 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #2444371
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                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Apartment #2560664
                                                    3
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                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #543893
                                                      9
                                                      Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                        Apartment #547854
                                                        3
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                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          Cabin #508515
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                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                            (15 reviews)
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #2383093
                                                            15
                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              • 5 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                              House #2550048
                                                              9
                                                              Viewed 109 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (19 reviews)
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                Apartment #760058
                                                                19
                                                                Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (6 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Condo #2505502
                                                                  6
                                                                  Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                    (29 reviews)
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #2391476
                                                                    29
                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (17 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                      Apartment #2479774
                                                                      17
                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                        Apartment #2463162
                                                                        16
                                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                          (29 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                          House #2043137
                                                                          29
                                                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                            (8 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2361357
                                                                            8
                                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (4 reviews)
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                                                                              • Studio
                                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                                              Farmhouse #2261420
                                                                              4
                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                House #2317161
                                                                                17
                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (53 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 5 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 12
                                                                                  House #773576
                                                                                  53
                                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                    (4 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #2535106
                                                                                    4
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      House #2591261
                                                                                      3
                                                                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Apartment #2535560
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (22 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #2009538
                                                                                          22
                                                                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #788394
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Very Good! 4.2/5
                                                                                              (24 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                                              Apartment #529205
                                                                                              24
                                                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #2606322
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  House #2524471
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                    (42 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #521366
                                                                                                    42
                                                                                                    Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #2514258
                                                                                                      20
                                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Cosy and enchanting.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The cabin was just perfect, we were more than suprised when we go there. The place is very quiet with fields and lakes close by. The local LIDL market was 5 mins away in the car. The cabin had everything you could need with the amazing wood burner which I could not leave alone. Overall we are very pleased. The one thing we would change is weather :)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2016