Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Private Tour: 8h Amsterdam and Holland Country Side Tour
"Your guide will pick your up from your hotel. Start with a 2-hour walking tour to see the highlights of Amsterdam. Dam square with the royal palace the Beguinage floating flower market hidden church in the attic canals and more.Leave the city by car with your private guide and drive to the nostalgic village of De Rijp for a traditional lunch. A former fishing town. Enjoy a scenic drive through the typical Dutch Country Side of the Beemster polder. F""2-hour walking tour Amsterdam city highlights. By car drive to nostalgic small village to enjoy a traditional lunch. Windmills at reclaimed land of Beemster polder (UNESCO world heritage site). Local dairy farm to taste homemade Gouda cheese.
From EUR95.00
 
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans
"Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans Edam and Volendam""Start with a pickup from central Amsterdam or select city hotels. Settle into your seat aboard a single-decker coach. With limited spaces you’ll enjoy a smaller more personalized experience than that of larger double-decker coach trips.Leave the city behind and ride out to the Dutch countryside characterized by its dykes windmills and blooming flowers. As you travel
From EUR45.00
 
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Borkum

Off The Beaten Path

Lugworms

The Wattwurm (lugworm, photo 2) is, in a way, the heraldic animal of the North Sea tidelands. These worm live in the tideland ground in a U-shaped tube. The head sucks in the soil, thus forming a...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Calvinist church

The Calvinist Church (Reformierte Kirche) was built in the late 19th century to replace the old and ruined church next to the old lighthouse. Its story is quite interesting - the ones that wanted a...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Sea signs

The two brick structures named Großes Kap and Kleines Kap both carry a wooden triangle on top. They serve as sea signs to help sailors identify the island they see on the horizon. Kleines Kap is...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Ship spotting

This misshaped vessel passes Borkum every now and then on its way into the Dollart and towards Emden. Doesn't it look more like a brick than like a ship that travels the oceans? I learned that this...
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Dunes

The Eastern part of the island is closed to all traffic. Cars cannot proceed further than Ostland, bikes to the foot of the Sterndüne. The dunes and the Eastern beach are a protected nature reserve....
View More
Off The Beaten Path

Dikes

Everywhere on the dikes you'll see flocks of sheep grazing. By keeping the grass short they are doing an important work for the protection of the coastline which no other animal could do. Sheep bite...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Off The Beaten Path

Coast protection

The Frisian islands are constantly 'on the move'. Sand is washed away from their Western and Northern side and deposited further East. The map of the tidelands is undergoing a permanent change. You...
View More

Top Hotels in Borkum

Hotels
Buberstrasse 9
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Borkum

Things to Do

Beach

The Strandkorb is the typical German beach chair, made of basketwork, thus the name ( Korb = basket). Each Strandkorb seats two people. The back reclines. Foot rests can be pulled out. The...
View More
Things to Do

Mudflats tours

The mudflats between the islands and the mainland are part of hte Nationalpark Deutsches Wattenmeer, thus a protected nature reserve. The seemingly empty brown muddy sea bottom is home to a diversity...
View More
Things to Do

Old lighthouse

The old lighthouse (Alter Leuchtturm) was already built in the middle ages and also served as a steeple for the village church. The little church was demolished when the new, bigger parish church was...
View More
Things to Do

Seal watching

Watching seals (Seehunde) is remarkably easy in Borkum. The sandbank right off the main beach is the favourite resting point of several dozens of them. When I went there were some 70 animals on the...
View More
Things to Do

Aquarium

The little aquarium shows the fauna of the North Sea: all those different species of fish, crabs, lobsters, molluscs, jellyfish that live just off the beaches of the island. It's not big, half an hour...
View More
Things to Do

New lighthouse

The new big lighthouse is situated in the hotel quarter of the village, close to the train station. Its light directs the ships entering the Dollart and the port of Emden. The lighthouse can be...
View More
Kathrin_E's Profile Photo

Kathrin_E

"Borkum: Island with high sea climate"
View Member

ralucamn

"I wished to see the Nordsee"
View Member