The North Sea island Sylt is with 99.14 km2, the fourth largest island of Germany and is located between 9 and 16 kilometers off the coast of Schleswig-Holstein. Despite its small size, Germany’s northernmost island thrills with its multi-faceted nature and landscape forms: rough surf on the west side and still Wadden Sea in the east. Ancient dunes and green dykes. Flowering heather and majestic cliffs. The Wadden Sea off Sylt is even a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is thus officially one of the most important natural monuments in the world. The island is best known for its touristic spa towns Westerland, Kampen and Wenningstedt, as well as for the nearly 40-kilometer-long west beach. The Sylter champagne air is also ubiquitous. This is less the pearly drink in expensive bottles meant, because the name for the North Sea breezes, the minerals and trace elements of the finely atomized by the surf sea water blowing on land. So, breathing through a beach walk becomes the purest health trip.
The North Sea around Sylt is an ideal area for all water sports. On the west coast, the sea shows its rough side and also provides experienced windsurfers, kiters and sailors with a real challenge, the east offers a quieter sea. As host of the Mercedes-Benz Windsurf World Cup, Sylt attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world to Westerland each year. Even as a beginner you are in good hands in the water sports area around Sylt: Numerous surf and kite schools help newcomers on the board and sailors get their first lessons from experienced teachers. For those who prefer to pamper themselves out in the dry, Sylt offers a wide range of different options. Whether jogging, walking, cycling or horseback riding, Sylt is big enough.
With its large selection of offers for young and old, Sylt has long since established itself as a family island. In addition to the sea and the beach, which in itself provide enough opportunities for leisure activities, the North Sea island offers further highlights.
Whether casual beach bistro or elegant gourmet restaurant: gourmets on Sylt are spoiled for choice. More than 200 localities provide a gastronomic diversity and density that hardly a city can boast. At the top of the menus are mostly regional products from the sea and herb gardens of the island: Oysters from List, herbs from the Morsumer meadows, mussels from the North Sea and much more.
Whether on your own, as a couple or with your family: Explore Sylt offers a variety of leisure activities for every taste in the areas of tourism, transport, sports and leisure and gastronomy. Experience the unique combination of electric driving pleasure and your unforgettable experience, because with Mercedes me Explore Sylt environmentally friendly electric mobility meets exclusive leisure activities so that you can make your stay on Sylt easy, sustainable and mobile.
About Explore Sylt will offer a total of 25 electric vehicles from Mercedes-Benz and smart as well as 10 e-scooters and 44 e-bikes. Select your e-mobile on the online platform for your desired period and pick it up at one of our three e-mobility centers (Westerland train station, Sylt airport and Sylt Tourismus Service GmbH in Strandstrasse in Westerland).