Day Trips Cuxhaven

Where the Elbe meets the North Sea, Cuxhaven offers a view of the large container ships and doubles as a starting point for mudflat hikes.


Cuxhaven by the North Sea

Cuxhaven, on the very edge of the North Sea, offers visitors the best location for hiking the mud flats or watching the huge container ships pass out to sea.

Sand and Sea

Situated on the very edge of the North Sea, visitors can relax on Cuxhaven's expansive beach or in one of the many beach chairs. If you love the feeling of the soft sand between your toes, then try your hand at one of the many beach sports ─ Cuxhaven beach has courts set up to play beach volleyball, basketball, football and even kiteflying.

Cuxhaven for Culture 

There are many other ways to be active and explore Cuxhaven ─ why not cycle and explore the scenery, or even horse ride. Those looking for a little culture are also in the right place. Cuxhaven has a variety of sights worth seeing, such as the Ritzebüttel Castle, the port or the lighthouse Obereversand, which has one of the best views in the city. Take a city tour, on a bus or by foot, and truly explore the full range of this city.

Wattenmeer Relaxation

Alternatively, go for a hike and take to the mudflats! The

is full of exciting wildlife and plants, all waiting to be discovered. Stretching for miles, this beautiful area is ideal for a day hike to explore. There are also many other opportunities to relax in Cuxhaven ─ experience the traditional duck racing festival, the wellness offers or even spend your stay in a tree house ─ everything is possible!