A breathtaking panoramic view

World shipping route in Cuxhaven

The UNESCO World Heritage Wadden Sea with its endless expanses offers an incomparable vacation experience.

The fascination of the "Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park" inspires vacationers as well as locals again and again. The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site covers a total area of about 11,500 km². The area includes several German and Danish national parks as well as state natural monuments in the Netherlands. Due to its universal value, the unique landscape has been recognized as a World Natural Heritage Site since July 2009.

From the cutter to the largest ships in the world

From small cutters to huge container ships - you can see ships of all types and sizes on the Cuxhaven world shipping route. The view from the hotel rooms and suites of the panorama wing of the Badhotel Sternhagen is particularly impressive. Here you can view the ships from a unique perspective and take in the beauty of the North Sea coast. Each of the rooms also has binoculars for observing the details.

Passing ships & breathtaking nature

The unforgettable view of ships and the vastness of the sea

If you are looking for an opportunity to experience the Cuxhaven World Shipping Route up close and personal, while enjoying an unforgettable view of the sea and passing ships, the Badhotel Sternhagen is the place to be. Here you can escape from everyday life and spend a relaxing time amidst the breathtaking nature of the North Sea coast.

With a total length of more than 1,000 kilometers and an annual traffic of about 40,000 ships, the world shipping route is one of the busiest waterways in the world. Especially here in the Elbe estuary, the ships sail close to the coast off Cuxhaven - within reach on their way to Hamburg or the Kiel Canal.