Travel to Germany by ferry
Germany has some important connections between the European mainland, Scandinavia and the Baltics. It is the most important hub country for the ferry crossing with the Nordics.
From Norway, Sweden and Denmark a lot of ferries are sailing to Germany to the ports ofof Kiel, Rostock, Sassnitz and Travemünde. Sailing in from Oslo, Ystad, Goteborg and other cities in Scandinavia. It is useful to view the German ferry connections on the map because then you get a good idea of where they all go and which ports would be the best arrival and departure places for your trip.
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Map with all ferry routes to Germany
There are several ways to travel to Germany to take and offboard the ferries. You can travel from Denmark, Sweden and Norway by ferry to Germany and continue your journey from one of the German harbours. Or if you're heading to either Norway, Sweden or Denmark, the German ports are an ideal starting point for your vacation.
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Ferry to Germany from Denmark
Ferries from Denmark to Germany mainly go from the Zealand region, from where Copenhagen and Sweden are easily accessible by the Sontbridge..
From Denmark to Germany you have the Puttgarden Rodby connection which is a good crossing if you want to travel from Sweden you can travel via the Sontbridge to Denmark, or the other way around, to Sweden. You can also travel from Gedser to Rostock and continue your trip from there.
Germany ⇔ Denmark
Ferry to Germany from Sweden
There are several ferries leaving from Sweden to the German ports and the other way around. To Kiel, Rostock and Sassnitz ferries sail from Goteborg, Trelleborg and close to the Swedish capital Stockholm.
When travelling from Sweden to Germany you'll arrive in one of Northern Germany's ports. Rostock is a popular harbor to travel to.
Ferry to Germany from Norway
The shortest crossings from Norway to Germany? From the port of the Norwegian Capital Oslo, you can board the Color Line ferry and sail directly to Kiel and vice versa. From Norway, this is a good cruise ferry connection with the European mainland.
Germany ⇔ Norway
Traveling in Germany
Traveling to Germany is very easy. The roads are very good and you can also cover considerable distances by public transport.
With vibrant cities like Hamburg, Berlin, Munchen, Cologne, and others Germany has a lot to offer to tourists. Good to know is that ATMs are often hard to find in Germany and they still use cash money a lot. Next to these cities, Germany has a lot more to offer, beautiful nature, wine regions like the Mosel and Rheingau, and lots of musea to visit. Also for winter sports the south of Germany offers lots of great places and accommodations to enjoy a great holiday.