Have you ever heard of Flensburg? No? It doesn’t matter, because as an international travel destination, Flensburg is rather unknown. With a population of approximately 90,000, Flensburg is not the biggest city in Germany, but there are many reasons to visit Flensburg.
Here are some tips that you should know as a visitor of Flensburg:
Flensburg is the most northern city of Germany
Flensburg is located directly on the German-Danish border. For this reason, many Danes visit Flensburg for shopping and to experience the Scandinavian culture.
Flensburg on a map of Germany
Flensburg citizens are handball crazy
Handball is the second best-known team sport in Germany after football and the local team SG Flensburg Handewitt is one of the best handball teams in Europe. The Flens arena is a venue that holds 5000 seats, therefore the atmosphere in the hall is fantastic, especially when the north derby between the SG Flensburg Handewitt and the THW Kiel takes place. Click to see tickets and prices information.
Holger Glandorf a handball player from the SG Flensburg Handewitt in action
The best fish buns are available at the museum harbour at Bens Fischhütte
It is an institution in Flensburg! You can choose between matjes, fried fish and smoked fish such as salmon or mackerel. The fish is served in a warm bun with homemade sauce, fresh salad and onions.
Have you been to Flensburg before? Comment below and let me know how your trip was!
Photo Credit: www.plz-suche.org, www.sg-flensburg-handewitt.de, www.facebook.com