A feast of moors, floral seas and fruit
In the spring, the flowering of the fruit trees and in the Summer and Fall, the fruit stands line the streets. The
In the Geest areas as well, agriculture plays a central role. Numerous dairy operations and asparagus fields enrich the diversity of end products.
The Moorkieker (moor sight-seer), a moor-engine, traverses the Kehdinger high moor. The Vogelkieker (bird-watcher) offers an especially good view of surroundings. From the double-decker bus, you can observe thousands of barnacle and greylag geese. European golden plover, curlews or ruffs are also all guests in this one of a kind ecosystem for migrating bird species in the Elbmarsch.
Hidden away at the East estuary, you're encounter one of the most interesting museums of natural history in all of Germany: The exhibition of the Natureum on the lower Elbe in Balje focuses on the topics of the lower Elbe between Hamburg and Cuxhaven, the Elbe estuary and the Wadden sea.