The annual Sand World festival takes
place from early July through early September. Each year's festival has a
different theme. (These pictures, which were taken in 2003, show the Tower of
Babel and a lineup of Egptian pharaohs.)
Travemünde's other big summer event is
Travemünder Woche in late July,
when nearly 1,000 sailboats and 3,000 sailors join locals and tourists for a
week of regattas, live music, and parties.
In winter, the Neujahrsmarkt Travemünde
is popular, especially with Germans and with Scandinavians who arrive ferry for
the week-long market that runs from the day after Christmas through New Year's
Photos: Lübeck Travemünde Tourismus / Nils
"Best of the Web"
- Forbes and The Washington Post
Need a car in Europe?
If you live outside the EU,
a tax-free Renault or Peugeot tourist car lease
can be cheaper than renting
for visits of 21+ days. Minimum driver
age is 18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.
For car rentals under 21 days:
Traveling by train?
Get free schedules, maps, and guides for 50+ European railroads.
(Residents of North and Central America can buy tickets and rail passes
From Durant and Cheryl Imboden:
About Europe for Visitors