Discover Kiel.

Discover the traditional port city of Kiel. The cruise ships lie directly in the city centre, next to the maritime promenade "Kiellinie" with interesting museums and little marinas, great shopping malls and the historic district.

Hop on. Hop off

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Or just comfy? Get on the sightseeing bus and enjoy the maritime atmosphere of Kiel in a comfortable way. Live and audio comments provide information about history and stories, memorials and memorabilities as well as many fascinating facts. 30 highlights in 120 minutes.

Tourist Info

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No matter if you want to discover Kiel from the cultural or sportive angle, find out what's suitable for children or have any other interest – the tourist information offers plenty of options. And if you want to stay a few days longer in our beautiful state capital you can also book a hotel here.

Kiel Week

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Kiel Week – the largest sailing event in the world and moreover, it is a music festival and culinary world tour at the same time.
Three million visitors come to Kiel just for the Kiel Week every year. The event is also a famous destination for cruise ships.


Multiple calls

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A stroll along "Kiellinie" – with a view of the ferries and preferably as many cruise ships as possible. Here you find the days with multiple calls of the Cruise Season 2019. These are complemented by the daily ferry lines of Color Line, DFDS, SCA and Stena Line: To the ferry schedules

Maiden Calls

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Ships arriving in our port for the very first time are always a special highlight. They are welcomed by early morning water fountains when they float majestically along the Kiel Fjord to their berths. This season, we welcome no less than nine cruise ships for their inaugural calls in the PORT OF KIEL.