Located in the north of Germany and at the southwestern shore of the Baltic Sea, Kiel was one of the bases of the German Navy's Baltic fleet. It is a leading centre of high-tech shipbuilding.
Various of international sailing events are held in this city, including the biggest event in the world -- Kiel Week which is the main attraction at the end of June. During the event, the town becomes a centre of international food and craft. Nightly performance fills the town with passion. If you want to visit Kiel during this event, then book your hotel well ahead. One more important point is keeping in mind that the waterfront and major of downtown is inaccessible for cars.
Kiel has a central Station with trains to Hamburg which is approximately 90 kilometres (56 mi) south of kiel. You can also take the train to Lübeck, Flensburg and Husum. Hamburg Airport is the nearest international airport.
Things to do in Kiel:
• Laboe Naval Memorial
• U-Boot U 995
• Aquarium Kie
• St Nicholas' Church
• Holsten Street