Wilhelmshaven and the surrounding areaWhere adventure and relaxation go hand in hand..

The picturesque coastal town of Wilhelmshaven attracts visitors with its historic cityscape and a varied cultural and leisure program. In particular, the breathtaking natural scenery around the city offers exciting opportunities for discovery for nature lovers and active holidaymakers. Away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, in Wilhelmshaven you will find a small oasis of peace and (natural) beauty that is worth discovering. The city and its maritime surroundings welcome its guests with a unique mix of natural experiences and coastal magic that delight every holidaymaker.

Let us take you into the diverse surroundings and find inspiration for your next stay in Wilhelmshaven.

Being active in WilhelmshavenNatural strengthening for body and mind.

If you want to be active on your vacation and experience natural adventures in the fresh air, Wilhelmshaven has numerous options for you. Of course, fascinating mudflat hikes and a variety of water sports await you at the top. But you can also be active on land. Well-developed cycle paths take you along the coast and into the mainland. You can explore the area and surrounding towns on easy hikes. With the variety of possible outdoor experiences, you can make your vacation in Wilhelmshaven particularly varied.

Sights WilhelmshavenYou should have seen this.

In Wilhelmshaven you will find some interesting sights that you may have already heard of. These are the most popular visitor destinations that you should definitely see on your vacation in Wilhelmshaven.

German Naval Museum
South Beach
Störtebeker Park
Pumpwerk Cultural Center
Coastal Museum

EventsThese events are waiting for you.

Wilhelmshaven offers a varied cultural and entertainment program as well as exciting outdoor events. In addition to our small overview of events, you can find more detailed information about the individual events and many other event tips on the Wilhelmshaven Tourism website.

Coastal magic and relaxationAdventure and enjoyment in Wilhelmshaven.

Wilhelmshaven is more than just a city - it is a place that captures the beauty of maritime nature in all its facets. From the fascinating mudflats to the activities on land, the North German pearl offers endless opportunities for unforgettable vacation moments. Whether you want to experience the tides on a mudflat hike, feel the salty sea breeze on your skin on long walks and bike tours or simply unwind on a day at the beach: Adventure and relaxation are harmoniously combined in Wilhelmshaven.

Your vacation experience is perfectly rounded off by the regional cuisine. A wide variety of fish dishes are naturally at the top of every menu. But other traditional, hearty delicacies also await you here. And after an active day in the fresh air, it tastes best!

Whether you are a water sports fanatic, a nature explorer or simply a connoisseur - Wilhelmshaven offers you the perfect backdrop for a vacation that invigorates body and soul. Pack your sense of adventure and set off to explore this unique region. We look forward to seeing you!

Wilhelmshaven and its surroundingsYou can experience this in Wilhelmshaven.

The Wadden Sea
Getting active
Day trip destinations