Papenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Papenburg is a city in the district of Emsland in Lower Saxony, Germany, situated at the river Ems. It is known for its large shipyard, the Meyer-Werft, which specializes in building cruise liners.
The attractions in Papenburg largely surround ship building and nautical history. Visitors to the Meyer Werft give a fascinating insight into the world of luxury liners. Papenburgs Nautical Museum features six full-size replicas of saiing ships from the 19th Century.
Things to See & Do
* Nautical Museum
* Meyer Werft Visitor Center
* Old Tower
* The Windmill
* The main channel
Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 118.36 km2
Population – 35,032 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49
Port Location – The river port at Papenburg is located on the river Ems.
Travel Links - The nearest airports are Leer-Papenburg (23km) and Bremen Airport (120 km).
Train connections are available from Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamm, Munster, Rheine, Norddeich, Leer, Hanover, Bremen, Oldenburg.