... in the Brockdorff-Palais.

Palais für aktuelle Kunst

Contemporary Art Gallery.

Galleries and Ateliers

Exhibitions of Northern Germany Artists.

Music, Theatre and Readings

At the theatre or under the open sky…


Gateway to the world.

Holstein – Unterelbe and Auenland

Paddling, bicycle tours & more.

Brunsbüttel and Kiel Canal

Intersection of the Elbe and the Kiel Canal.

The Kehdinger Land

Right around the corner

Cities in Schleswig-Holstein

Urban flair in the land between the seas.


Public swimming pool.

Fish Park – Docke

Playing, skating or just relaxing.

Rigmor von Glückstadt

Sailing on a cultural monument.

The Tidenkieker (tide watcher)

Nature trips on the Elbe.

Ewer Gloria

Traditional freight sailboat.

Dyke Tour

Close with the colossal ships.

Vegetable Tour

Across the marsh landscape.

Willow Tour

Along streams and old dykes.

Fruit Tour

Cycling tour through the marsh to the "smallest ferry in Germany".

Summer Tour

Through green countryside to Sommerland.

Stork Tour

Storks watching in the Geest of Schleswig-Holstein.

Peewit Tour

Experience vast landscapes.

Bike rental and service

About cycling holidays.

Biking in Holstein

From Hamburg to the North Sea.

Long-distance bike paths

Bike paths through Schleswig-Holstein.


Everything in Glückstadt

Open for Business Sundays in Glückstadt

Open for Business Sundays.

Markets in Glückstadt

Weekly markets and more

An insight into Matjes

Lugger fishing in Glückstadt.


Our favourite recipes.


Click here for a selection of restaurants in Glückstadt...

Cafés and tea shops

Click here for a selection of Cafés in Glückstadt...


Delicious breakfast in Glückstadt...

Glückstadt Fish Calendar

Enjoy our seasonal fish specialities...

Town History

Compared to most other German cities, Glückstadt is very young. Its history can be followed continuously from the days of its foundation until today.

Town Anniversary 2017

In 2017, we’ll get the party started! Starting with the official opening of our anniversary celebrations on 22 March 2017, our town will be host to an exciting year full of events.


Pictures and videos...

Landscape and climate

The view as far as the horizon, the wide open landscape, the Elbe and the dykes… Glückstadt is located right in the middle of one of the most beautiful regions in Schleswig-Holstein - the [...]

Audio tour through the historic maritime town of Glückstadt

Both harbour and fishing industry have played a vital role throughout Glückstadt’s 400 years of history. Join our audio guide and explore our historic town and listen to vivid stories.

Historic town of Glückstadt – A view of the town

Glückstadt owes its picturesque atmosphere to its unique layout and historic townscape. Visitors can still see that the town was initially built as a fortress.

Sightseeing Tour – Following in the King’s footsteps

There’s something very special about Glückstadt: it is the only town in Schleswig-Holstein founded by a king. The town’s layout was designed on the drawing board and bears no resemblance to other [...]