You know the most beautiful beaches, the tastiest coffee, the coolest bars and the most popular excursions in Kiel and Schleswig-Holstein?
Even the most beautiful places get boring at some point.
This list shows you 8 atypical places and entertaining excursions that you normally wouldn’t have thought of.

8. KeramikAhoi – Ceramic-painting-studio

-> Eckernförde

Keramikwerkstatt in Eckernförde
Keramikwerkstatt in Eckernförde / keramikahoi.de

Near the harbor is the KeramikAhoi-Studio, located directly on the Waterkant in a cozy courtyard workshop.
In this Art-Studio you can design plates, cups, cereal bowls, vases and much more according to your own ideas. Open workshop, long painting evenings or a ceramic box to go are waiting for you.
Price: €€€
Approach from Kiel main station:
By bike: About 1 hour and 30 minutes through city and nature
Public transport: About 40 minutes by train
Click here to get to their website.

7. Adventure Forest

->Trappenkamp

Erlebniswald Trappenkamp by Kim Kaufner
Erlebniswald Trappenkamp by Kim Kaufner

Varied nature play areas encourage imaginative play and sustainable learning.
There are barbecue areas, climbing towers, game enclosures, adventure trails and many other attractions.
Discover the forest ecosystem in all its diversity and with all its charms.
The adventure forest is certified as an “educational centre for sustainability. 
Price: €€
Approach from Kiel main station:
By bike: A rather longer enjoyable bike ride
By public transport: Just over 1 hour by bus via Daldorf
Click here to get to their website.

6. 4D Indoor Miniature Golf

-> Mettenhof

4D Minigolf by Kim Kaufner
4D Minigolf by Kim Kaufner

The black light world at 4D minigolf in Kiel. A wonderful experience even when it rains.
Different themed worlds await you in 6 rooms on 18 lanes, making mini-golfing in Kiel a special event.
Travel through different times and worlds as you play through one course after the next.
Price: €€
Approach from Kiel main station:
By bike: Just under 20 min through the city.
By public transport: Just under 20 min by bus
Click here to get to their website.

5. Wikinger Museum Haithabu / Wiking Museum

-> Busdorf

Wikinger Museum Haithabu
Wikinger Museum Haithabu / Instagram @wikinger_museum_haithabu

The Viking Museum Haithabu is one of the most important archaeological museums in Germany.
A beautiful walkway leads into the middle of the historic site, where seven houses and a landing bridge have been reconstructed according to original finds.
Here visitors experience how the people of Haithabu lived in the early Middle Ages.
In addition, visitors can take part in various workshops to delve even deeper into the marterie.
Price: €€
Approach from Kiel main station:
By public transport: Approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes by train via Schleswig.
Click here to get to their website.

4. Straußenfarm Ostseeblick / Ostrich farm

-> Hohenfelde

Strauß auf der Straußenfarm Ostseeblick
Straußenfarm Ostseeblick / Instagram @straussenfarmostseeblick

The ostrich-farm is located in Schleswig-Holstein, directly on the Baltic Sea near the East Holstein Switzerland.
Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the largest birds in the world up close.
You can marvel at the hatching eggs with the chick rearing in the stables or watch the ostriches along the walking path.
Currently there are about 170 ostriches on the farm.
In our own bistro as well as in the farm store you can buy various ostrich articles. 
Price: €
Approach from Kiel main station:
– By bike: About 1 hour and 30 minutes through the city and nature.
– By public transport: About 1 hour and 30 minutes by bus via Lütjenburg
Click here to get to their website.

3. Maislabyrinth / Maize maze

-> Sieversdorf

Maislabyrinth Sieversdorf by Kim Kaufner
Maislabyrinth Sieversdorf by Kim Kaufner

The largest maize maze in Schleswig-Holstein.
You can expect a huge maze full of riddles, a spooky night if you like, a field of flowers and, in autumn, beautiful pumpkins.
And of course, don’t forget: Maize as far as the eye can see.
Price: €€
Approach from Kiel main station:
– By bike: Duration under 1 hour, beautiful route through Schleswig-Holstein.
– By public transport: Duration under 1 hour. Via Preetz
Click here to get to their website.

2. Eisstockschießen / Curling

-> Kiel

Eisstockschießen by Kim Kaufner
Eisstockschießen by Kim Kaufner

From 16.11.22-15.01.23 at the roller festival in Kiel.
Curling on artificial ice allows pure sporting activity and fun!
A total of five lanes are available and each lane is optimally played with 8 people.
The goal is to shoot the ice stick as close as possible to the stave.
Joyful winter sport at its best.
Price: €€€
Approach from Kiel main station:
By bike: About 10 minutes
Public transport: About 10 minutes by bus
Click here to get to their website.

1. Draisinenfahrt / Trolley ride

-> Holsteinische Schweinz

Draisine in der Holsteinischen Schweiz
Draisinenfahrt in der Holsteinischen Schweiz von Katharina Göde

On the railway line between Malente and Lütjenburg, the hilly landscape of Holstein Switzerland shows its most beautiful side.
Right through the greenery of forests, suburbs and past flower fields run the tracks that have not been regularly used by passenger trains since 1976.
With the wind blowing around your nose, enjoy the view of glistening water and the extensive fields and meadows all the way to the Bungsberg, the highest elevation in Schleswig-Holstein. 
Price: €€€
Approach from Kiel main station:
– By public transport: About 40 minutes by train
Click here to get to their website.

Do you have any other hot tips for trips that you might not otherwise take as a student, but are all the more memorable?
Post them in the comments. Let’s break out of our comfort zone!