Island of Sylt Dunes
Island of Sylt Dunes

Nature is the main attraction on this sliver of an island in the north sea (reached by car train). It is a place of wind, sand dunes, heavy surf, sea birds, and fine hotels and restaurants. It has long been a hideaway for Germany's rich and is a complete change of pace from the rest of the country. Take warm clothing, even in summer.

Best Towns:
• List
• Westerland
• Keitum
• Kampen

Top Sights:
• The sand dunes and beaches
• Keitum's Heimatmuseum

Suggested Activity:
• Beach walks and bike rides
• Drive north to List, Germany's northernmost town

A Place to Stay:
• Hotel Benen-Diken-Hof, tel. +49/04651/938 30, fax 93 83183, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Keitum. Doubles $135 to $233

A Place to Eat:
• Restaurant Sansibar, Hàrnumerstr., Rantum, tel. +49/04651/964646, fax 964647