There is a place where heaven and earth share the same stage

Our Wadden Sea World Heritage

Whichever part of the Dutch, German or Danish North Sea coast or its islands you visit, you will be surveying an area that holds a natural beauty, unique in the world: the Wadden Sea. In June 2009 the Wadden Sea was added to the World Heritage List. Why is the Wadden Sea a World Heritage Site? And what does this mean? Find out more on this website.

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Highlights in the Wadden Sea World Heritage


Wadden hiking: 1200 km of hiking trails along the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Experience the joy of hiking from the Netherlands to Germany across the spectacular landscape of the coast of the Wadden Sea World Heritage. Over 1,200 km of hiking trails go in all directions towards the most beautiful areas along the majestic Wadden Sea. » More

Multimar Wattforum - Whales, mudflats and World Heritage

The Multimar Wattforum Centre in Tönning is the information centre for the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. An interactive exhibition of whales, mudflats and world heritage provides numerous aquariums with unique insights and experiences, impressions and views.
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UNESCO-Wadden Sea World Heritage Visitor Centre Cuxhaven

There are nearly 50 Visitor Centres in the Wadden Sea World Heritage area - among them UNESCO-Wadden Sea World Heritage Visitor Centre Cuxhaven. It offers activities such as tidal flat walks, bird watch tours, special activities for kids.
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Discovering the Wadden Sea

Wadden Sea Wildlife

Discovering Wadden Sea Wildlife

In the realm of seals, oystercatchers and lugworms. Learn more about the inhabitants of the wild marine nature.

Favourite places

Wadden Sea World Heritage at its best. Tell others about your favourite Wadden Sea place.