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We included a stop at the Kiel Canal locks at Kiel on a custom tour with Tours by Locals guide Angela Scheefeld of Hamburg. She picked us up at our hotel in Lubeck and we visited the Laboe Naval Memorial and U995 before continuing on...More
We were on Ponant's new Le Laperouse and this was our first time entering the locks of any canal. We were traveling west from the Baltic Sea. It was very exciting, but in reality, it is what it is. You enter the locks, they close...More
This is a good place to see the big and small ships going in- and out of the canal.
Really gets a good impression on how busy this canal is.
If possible try to see if one of the big cruise ships goes through the...More
We watched the ships from Tiessenkai, a small street nearby with an excellent fish-bun in our hand. A good view is also from the Lighthouse. Sure it's not close to the lock! But you can see the tall ships very good, and swap standing next...More
We took the #11 bus to the terminus at Wik-Kanal. From here, turn right and walk for several minutes until you reach the entrance. Here there are also surprisingly good (free) toilets and the ticket machine. 1 Euro pp. We bought these although nobody checked...More