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

General Information

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.

Information on this Web Site has been obtained from the Cruise Companies represented. However, the cruise industry is constantly changing and should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details at the time of booking.