'A painter paints the appearance of things, not their objective correctness. In fact, he creates new appearances of things.â€ â€• these were the words of famous German painter & printmaker Ernst Ludwig Kirchner who had been a notable resident of Fehmarn.
Fondly known as the 'Sunshine Isle of Germanyâ€, Fehmarn is actually the sunniest stretch of the country. Nestled in Baltic Sea, right off the east coast of Schleswig-Holstein, Fehmarn island falls under Ostholstein district. The picturesque island is popular for its scenic beauty & many recreation activities. It's especially famous for kitesurf & windsurf sports & there are 10+ surfspots on this island today. Burg is the biggest community here with around 6,000 inhabitants.
Looking for Budget Accommodations in Fehmarn?
If you are on the lookout of cheap hotels in the island, Ifa Fehmarn Hotel would be a good option. Located near the famous U-Boot Museum, this hotel features airy, spacious 1 & 2-bedroom apartments with balconies & wall-to-wall windows. Every room is fitted with full kitchens, dining areas, satellite TVs and pull-out sofas. On-site amenities include chic glass-enclosed restaurant modern pizzeria, snack bar, indoor pool & sauna. If you are looking for Fehmarn hotels with direct access to beach, this is the one.Â
Hotel Dania is another much frequented name for travelers in search of cheap hotels here. Set in Puttgarden, the hotel is backed by as many as 72 rooms equipped with standard amenities like phones, cable TVs & room service. The hotel houses a restaurant, lounge/bar, cafe, conference rooms & meeting rooms. The breakfast & Wi-Fi facilities are free.
High-End Stays in Fehmarn
If you are in quest of luxe hotels in Fehmarn, Strandhotel Bene would be an amazing pick. This contemporary beachfront property offers modern rooms with terrace or balconies overlooking sanddunes or Baltic Sea. All the rooms have minibars, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee makers & saunas are also available in some of the rooms. On-site amenities include cozy lounge by a fireplace, spa, business center golf course & restaurant offering Euro-Asian cuisine. If you are looking for plush pet friendly Fehmarn hotels, Strandhotel is a great choice.
Wissers Hotel is another top voted among true luxe hotels in Fehmarn. Close to Burg railway station, this superior hotel boasts swanky soundproof rooms with free Wi-Fi, cozy seating area, en suite bathroom, hairdryer & cable TV. The hotel also houses a restaurant serving lip-smacking seasonal & regional dishes & the hotel bar assures eclectic selection of drinks. The property is close to Baltic Sea.
Must-Visit Sights in Fehmarn
Burg is one of the most popular tourist hits of the island and the beach is simply wonderful here with its picturesque promenade & many restaurants as well as shops are located across the area. The place is famous for the Romanesque St. Nikolai church that bears specimens of stunning 12th Century architecture & artwork. The Local History Museum nearby will help you to know more about the history and heritage of the Baltic island. Jimi Hendrix had his last concert here and hence fans must visit his memorial stone in the island. The nature preservation park in Wallenau is another must-visit in Fehmarn with its more than eighty species of birds. The island also hosts several festivals throughout the year, especially in Summer & Spring.Â