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Westerland Beach

Sylt is one of the islands on the Surf World Cup Tour and there a plenty of opportunities to hit the waves along Westerland Beach. Surf Schule Westerland is a good place to start, offering lessons and renting out equipment. Surf Schule Westerland:
Hiking by List

Hiking by List

Near List lies the Wanderdünengebeit, where you can hike between the grass-covered dunes. Why not rent a strandkorb for the afternoon? A hooded wicker seat big enough for two that keeps the wind out, and pampers you with pull-out foot rests and tables.
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Amrun Island

When the tide recedes, mud flats are exposed allowing you to walk between islands. Trekking across the Wadden Sea is so evocative that it has even got its own verb, Wattwanderungen. However, in order to avoid the quick-sands and the tides, you must go with a guide.
Föhr Island

Föhr Island

A good Wattwandern is to get a boat to Föhr, which takes about two hours. The island is something out of a fairytale, and you can explore some of its incredibly pretty villages. There is storytelling from 18.00. and 19.00, in recognition of the fact that Hans Christian Andersen used to holiday here in the 1840’s. Adler Schiffe:
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Sylter Heimatmuseum

This old sea captain’s home offers a fascinating and slightly eccentric glimpse into the past. Entry into the building is through a gate made of two gigantic whale ribs.
Sylt Aquarium

Sylt Aquarium

Discover over 150 species of fish from both the tropics and the North Atlantic. Come face to face with all manner of marine life, from exotic fish to three metre long sharks.
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Cycling

By far the best way to explore Sylt is on a bicycle. There are superb, properly surfaced cycle lanes running throughout the island. Bikes are available to hire in almost every village at Fahradverleih, bike hire outlets. Fahrrad am Bahnhof:
Cliffs

Cliffs

The cliffs are among the most beautiful forms of scenery on Sylt. These relics of the Ice Age, rising up to 20 metres, can be found in Morsum (Colourful Cliffs), Kampen (Red Cliffs), Wenningstedt (White Cliffs) and Keitum (Green Cliffs).
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