Amrum is an island on Germany's North Sea. It is part of the North Frisian Islands archipelago, but technically falls under the administrative authority of Schleswig-Holstein. There are a number of islands closeby, including Poel, where the main village Kirchdorf is worth seeing. Your Amrum holiday home could be the start of further exploration of the North Sea, but there is so much to do here that it's worth prolonging your stay for at least a few days.
More information on Amrum
Amrum is a fascinating small island. Its history dates back to the Neolithicum. Locals have maintained a strong folk culture, manifested not only in the national costume and the festivals of Biakendai and Hulken but also in the language. Öömrang, a North Frisian dialect, is still spoken on Amrum. The population is very small and the main industry is overwhelmingly tourism. Rent a Amrum holiday letting and you will feel very welcome thanks to friendly local and a tranquil atmosphere. The island is rich in wildlife diversity, making it ideal for birdwatching as several rare birds can be found here. Flora and fauna are also found in abundance, adding to the beauty of the landscape.
More things to see and do during your stay in Amrum holiday accommodation
The most notable building on this small German island is the Amrumer Leuchtturm. The main attraction here is the beach – glorious white sands and an inviting ocean make this the ideal spot for a beach holiday, whether you're interested in kicking back and relaxing, or taking part in watersports. For some relaxation, there are a couple of options. AmrumBadeland offers spa treatments such as massage and sauna for some well-needed recuperation. There are various other natural therapies so get an Amrum holiday home to really unwind. If you're more of an active person, however, there is a great deal of potential on Amrum. As well as a number of other sporting activities, horse riding is a popular option. For evening entertainment, there is even a cinema on the island. Lichtblick InselKino shows a lot of the latest releases as well as some special films. On such a small island there is so much to see and do when you're not obambulating and taking life at a slow pace. Regardless of what you choose to do, this is bound to be an exciting island experience when you stay in self-catering holiday accommodation Amrum.
Island hopping in Germany's North Sea
There are several German islands off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein. Föhr is easily accessible from Amrum. Another nearby island is Sylt - hugely popular domestically and it's easy to see why more and more people are visiting from abroad. Visit Helgoland for another fascinating holiday in an extraordinarily remote and isolated location where luxury products can be purchased at exceptionally low prices.