Discover Kiel.

 
Discover the traditional port city of Kiel. The cruise ships lie directly in the city centre, next to the maritime promenade "Kiellinie" with interesting museums and little marinas, great shopping malls and the historic district.

The Blue Line

Map: PORT OF KIEL

 
Follow the Blue Line and discover Kiel.Sailing City. Take a stroll along the route of 1,600 metres through Kiel's city centre – from the Cruise Terminal Ostseekai to the main station. Visit sites, monuments and shops on the way.

Tourist Info

Picture: Kiel-Marketing, K. Steigueber

 
No matter if you want to discover Kiel from the cultural or sportive angle, find out what's suitable for children or have any other interest – the tourist information offers plenty of options. And if you want to stay a few days longer in our beautiful state capital you can also book a hotel here.

Hop on. Hop off

Picture: Citysightseeing Kiel

 
Or just comfy? Get on the sightseeing bus and enjoy the maritime atmosphere of Kiel in a comfortable way. Live and audio comments provide information about history and stories, memorials and memorabilities as well as many fascinating facts. 30 highlights in 120 minutes.

 

Multiple calls

Picture: Frank Behling

 
A stroll along "Kiellinie" – with a view of the ferries and preferably as many cruise ships as possible. Here you find the days with multiple calls of the Cruise Season 2018. These are complemented by the daily ferry lines of Color Line, DFDS, SCA and Stena Line: To the ferry schedules

5 cruise ships
May 19

  AIDAluna, Excellence Coral,
Mein Schiff 1, MSC Preziosa,
Zuiderdam
Aug 11   AIDAaura, AIDAluna,
Astor, Costa Pacifica,
MSC Preziosa
4 cruise ships
June 9

   AIDAcara, Mein Schiff 1,
MSC Preziosa, Ocean Majesty
June 23   Artania, Boudicca,
MSC Preziosa, Sans Souci
June 31   Astor, Costa Pacifica,
Mein Schiff 1, Sans Souci
3 cruise ships
May 12   AIDAluna, MSC Preziosa,
Sans Souci
May 13   AIDAcara, AIDAbella,
Sans Souci
May 21   AIDAluna, Ocean Majesty,
Queen Elizabeth
June 16   AIDAaura, Excellence Coral,
MSC Preziosa
June 17   AIDAbella, AIDAcara,
Mein Schiff 1
June 24   AIDAbella, AIDAluna,
Sans Souci
July 1   AIDAbella, AIDAcara,
Ocean Majesty
July 6   Artania, Mein Schiff 4,
Zuiderdam
28. Jul   AIDAaura, AIDAluna,
MSC Preziosa
30. Jul   Astor, Europa,
Zuiderdam
July 28   AIDAluna, MSC Preziosa,
Sans Souci
Aug 25   AIDAaura, AIDAluna,
MSC Preziosa
Sep 8   AIDAaura, MSC Preziosa,
Johannes Brahms

Maiden Calls 2018

Picture: Stephen Gergs

 
Ships arriving in our port for the very first time are always a special highlight. They are welcomed by early morning water fountains when they float majestically along the Kiel Fjord to their berths. This season, we welcome no less than nine cruise ships for their inaugural calls in the PORT OF KIEL.

Maiden calls 2018
Apr 6    Boudicca    Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Apr 27   Mein Schiff 1   TUI Cruises
Apr 28   MSC Preziosa   MSC Cruises
May 4   Zenith   Pullmantur
May 17   Saga Sapphire   Saga Cruises
July 3   Viking Sun   Viking Ocean Cruises
July 17   Queen Victoria   Cunard Line
Sep 11   Aurora   P&O Cruises
Oct 2   Viking Sky   Viking Ocean Cruises

 

Kiel Week

Picture: AIDA. CHLietzmann


Kiel Week – the largest sailing event in the world and moreover, it is a music festival and culinary world tour at the same time. Three million visitors come to Kiel just for the Kiel Week every year. The event is also a famous destination for cruise ships. By the way, AIDA Cruises sponsored the final fireworks in 2018. www.kieler-woche.de

Kiel Week Dates
2018    June 16 - 24
2019    June 22 - 30
2020   June 20 - 28
2021   June 19 - 27
2022   June 18 - 26