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Heligoland, Germany

Helgoland is a small German island located in the North Sea approximately three hours sailing time from Cuxhaven at the mouth of the River Elbe. Helgoland consists of two islands, the main island to the west and the smaller island Dune, to the east.

Helgoland is a holiday resort which is favoured for its mild climate, clean sandy beaches and unique flora and fauna. Nearby Dune is also very attractive and seals can often be found lazing on the sand.

Things to See & Do

* Helgoland Museum
* Gannet breeding area
* Lange Anna – free standing rock column
* Dune

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 1.7 km²
Population – 1,131 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The Helgoland port is located on the main island approximately .5km from the town centre.

Travel Links – You can reach Helgoland by boat (during winter from Cuxhaven only, in summer from numerous places) or by airplane (from Cuxhaven, Hamburg and other places).

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