The Wadden Sea

118 km

Bremen

75 km

Lübeck

68 km

Wismar

140 km

Stralsund

126 km

Hamburg

The rhythm of the tides

Low and high tides change the landscape here. Twice a day the sea retreats and leaves behind vast mudflats.

This is the Wadden Sea, or the "wade-able sea" and extends 40 kilometers into the open sea.