Short Facts about Sylt:
- Northernmost island of Germany with a 40-kilometer-long sandy beach in the North Sea
- Part of Nordfriesland district in Schleswig Holstein belonging to the North Frisian Islands and well-known for its distinctive shape
- Famous Places: Westerland and Kampen
- Connected to the mainland by the Hindenburgdamm causeway and thus reachable by train
Summer in Sylt is fantastic – the days are getting longer and the nights are getting shorter and it has plenty to offer: fun, action, relaxation, and very good food.
In June the surfing season is officially starting in Westerland. It is an exuberant atmosphere at the kitesurf and windsurf event and the program besides it is multifarious. Further, the international Beach Polo World Cup in Hörnum takes place at the beginning of June.
July is perfect for wine lovers: At the Winzerfest vintage wines are presented and can be tried and will ensure an unforgettable taste experience. Besides the wine, delicious food can be eaten at a variety of food places at the promenade. The growing completion builds the “Seefeuerwerk”, a big firework right on the beach. Another attraction in July is the German Windsurfing Cup called Surf Cup Sylt in Westerland. Germany’s best windsurfers will compete against each other in different disciplines and the atmosphere is fantastic.
In August the German Polo Masters Sylt takes place in Keitum and the Sylt Sailing Week is taking place in Hörnum. Both events are must-sees when on Sylt in August and offer fantastic moments and will provide unforgettable experiences.
Overall, Sylt is a beautiful and breathtaking island in a picturesque setting. But also the pleasure of amazing food doesn’t come short. To eat and dine on Sylt is spectacular experience since food is highly valued. No matter if gourmet restaurants, award-winning cuisine, homemade cakes in cozy Cafés, or simple and regional cuisine such as fish dishes or Currywurst: Food on Sylt offers all of it on the highest standards and will enhance you:
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