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

Picture of a hop-on-hop-off-bus
Picture: Citysightseeing Kiel

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

Picture shopping tour city centre
Picture: Kiel-Marketing, K. Steigueber

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

Fireworks at the end of Kiel Week
Picture: AIDA. CHLietzmann

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.


Ferries in Kiel

Kiel's inner city port.
Picture: Frank Behling

A stroll along "Kiellinie" – with a view of the ferries of the shipping companies Color Line, DFDS, SCA and Stena Line, which set sail from Kiel. Wonderful!

Cruise Calls

Fountains at the maiden call in Kiel
Picture: Stephen Gergs

Cruise ships returnung from a long journey to pick up passengers for the next tour - or even entering the port of Kiel for the very first time are always a special highlight.