There's a life boat next to the "Haus der Insel" and the indoor swimming pool, and you can visit it at specific times. This life boat was used between 1945 and 1980 and did rescue over 800 people. That looks like a high amount to me!It's only open from 10:30 to 11:30 on some days, better check the current schedule on their webpage. We fortunately...more
The water tower was build 1908 on a 10m high dune and is the island's landmark. It's not used anymore since 1996 and now serves as viewing point and also hosts an exhibition. As it's usually only open from March to October we didn't have the chance to visit its inside, but already from in front of the tower you had a nice view on the dunes and the...more
Langeoog has a 14 km long beach. Walking along that large beach on a sunny November had been great and we hardly could stop walking! Behind the beach are dunes which are protected, and there were only a few paths from the beach back to the inland. So we ended up walking pretty long along the beach, but enjoyed it much! When we finally found a path...more
Kiebitzweg 8, Langeoog, 26465, DE
Good for: Families
Barkhausenstr 2, Langeoog, Lower Saxony, 26465, Germany
Good for: Families
Friesenstrasse 1 - 5, Langeoog, Lower Saxony, 26465, Germany
Good for: Couples
Langeoog is a car-free island, and the only cars we saw were a few electric cars. That's very nice! There's also a so-called Inselbahn (island train) that travels between the harbour and the town which takes about 15 minutes. Instead of cars we saw many cyclists, and there are also horse-drawn carriages. Another option to discover the island is of...more
Langeoog is an island, so of course you can reach it by boat! There's a ferry from Bensersil that does not depend on tides. It goes about every 2 hours and a return ticket costs 19,50 € for adults for day-trip visitors. The ticket price includes the train from the harbour to the town on Langeoog. As no cars are allowed on the island, you need to...more
Find a shop where You can buy some litte souvenir (water tower, fishing ship, sea-gull etc).
You can find tips on the official webpage of Langeoog.
What to buy: Bring home a little sand, some shell, buy some litte souvenir (water tower, fishing ship, sea-gull etc.) and make a diarama about this marvellous island to remember your beautiful holiday you spent here.
What to pay: Don't worry about the money...