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Our Wadden Sea World Heritage

Whichever part of the Dutch, German or Danish North Sea coast or its islands you visit, you will be surveying an area that holds a natural beauty, unique in the world: the Wadden Sea. In June 2009 the Wadden Sea was added to the World Heritage List. Why is the Wadden Sea a World Heritage Site? And what does this mean? Find out more on this website.

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Map of the Wadden Sea World Heritage property

Highlights in the Wadden Sea World Heritage


Cycle the Wadden Sea World Heritage 2015

Starting on 5 July in Skallingen, Andrea cycles 800 km along the Wadden Sea to Texel on 29 July, experiencing the Wadden Sea World Heritage at many occasions and events. Join him on his tour.

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Wadden hiking: 1200 km of hiking trails along the Wadden Sea World Heritage

Experience the joy of hiking from the Netherlands to Germany across the spectacular landscape of the coast of the Wadden Sea World Heritage. Over 1200 km of hiking trails go in all directions towards the most beautiful areas along the majestic Wadden Sea. » more

Multimar Wattforum - Whales, mudflats and World Heritage

The Multimar Wattforum Centre in Tönning is the information centre for the Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park. An interactive exhibition of whales, mudflats and world heritage provides numerous aquariums with unique insights and experiences, impressions and views.
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Wadden Sea World Heritage Infocenters

Both Wadden Sea infocenters in Wilhelmshaven and Cuxhaven explain interesting facts about the Wadden Sea World Heritage to their big and small visitors. Various exhibitions and mud walks provide valuable insights into this unique natural lanscape.

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                                                 Trilateral Projects


Discovering the Wadden Sea

Wadden Sea Wildlife

Discovering Wadden Sea Wildlife

In the realm of seals, oystercatchers and lugworms. Learn more about the inhabitants of the wild marine nature.

Favourite places

Wadden Sea World Heritage at its best. Tell others about your favourite Wadden Sea place.