Get some air, breathe deeply, enjoy the freedom and relax, feeling a sense of well-being. Your holiday here will be a very special experience.
A SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
The popular holiday resort of Greetsiel on the North Sea coast offers a wide range of leisure activities! Get some air, breathe deeply, enjoy the freedom and relax, feeling a sense of well-being. Your holiday here will be a very special experience. What's a holiday in Greetsiel without the romantic candle-light dinner or cosy cappuccino right on the harbour? The town’s gastronomy offers a wealth of real delights, no matter whether you prefer fish sandwiches or exclusive five-course dinners. You will encounter maritime flair in the numerous fishermen pubs. Stroll through the picturesque streets and visit the twin mills.
FISHING VILLAGE AND HAVEN FOR ROMANTICS.
Greetsiel is a State-recognized resort directly on the North Sea coast. In addition to the 600-year-old port, you will find an exceptionally beautiful village in which the old fishermen's houses have been lovingly restored — just a few minutes from your property here. Of course, Greetsiel offers more than romance and relaxation. All utilities are available as well as a wide range of cosy restaurants and leisure options. The East Frisian Islands and the city of Emden, with its attractive shopping centre, cultural institutions and interesting harbour, offer themselves for day trips.
Port of Greetsiel
Greetsiel is a small port on the bight of Leybucht in western East Frisia, Germany that was first documented in letters from the year 1388. Since 1972, Greetsiel has been part of the municipality of Krummhörn, which has its administrative seat in Pewsum. The nearest railway station is at Emden, about 15–20 kilometres (9.3–12.4 mi) away, and the two towns are linked by a bus service.
Although originally just a small but picturesque fishing village, Greetsiel has become a major tourist attraction
The twin windmills (German: Zwillingsmühlen) of Greetsiel-West date from 1856 (green) and Greetsiel-Ost from 1706 (red, renovated in 1921 with parts of Aurich's Wallmühle mill of 1750). They are smock mills (German: Holländerwindmühlen).
The Pilsum Lighthouse (German: Pilsumer Leuchtturm) was built in 1889 in order to provide a beacon for the Emshörn channel on Germany's North Sea coast. It is located on a dyke near the village of Pilsum in the municipality of Krummhörn. It has guided ships through the narrow channel until 1915. In the First World War its light was extinguished in order that enemy ships could not navigate the route. After that it was no longer needed, because the channel was changed. The height of the structure is 11 metres; the height of the light about sea level is 15 metres. Today the tower is one of the best-known symbols of East Frisia.
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Wadden Sea National Park
The Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park (German: Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer) was established in 1986 and embraces the East Frisian Islands, mudflats and salt marshes between the Bay of Dollart on the border with the Netherlands in the west and Cuxhaven as far as the Outer Elbe shipping channel in the east. The national park has an area of about 345,800 hectares (1,335 sq mi). The National Park organisation is located in Wilhelmshaven. Since June 2009 the Lower Saxon Wadden Sea National Park has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea and the Dutch Wadden Sea.
You can switch off and relax in the Greetsiel Oasis, a lido including a 30° swimming pool with air bubble loungers. Furthermore, the oasis boasts an infrared sauna, a steam bath and relaxation areas. For the kids, there are paddling pools, a separate baby changing area and a kiddy play area. In the outdoor area, there are a sun terrace and a play area, inviting you to spend some time outside. If you have any questions regarding the facilities of “Oase Greetsiel”, please contact their staff under
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