SC Diamant Marina, Stade
The Diamant Marina (SCD) is located 200 m in front of the industrial railway drawbridge in front of a sluice gate on the starboard side. It maintains 54 slips. Guests are welcome. The harbour is tide-dependent and will dry up approximately two to two and a half hours before and after low tide. There are bathroom facilities, hook-ups for power and water available at the floating dock. Slip track and derrick are available. The harbour has two bicycles that it lends for free. There are restaurants about 1.5 km away, shopping about 2.5 km away, and the city centre is 3 km away. www.sc-diamant.de
The Hanseatic City of Stade, its picturesque historic city centre, and the oldest harbour on the Lower Elbe – the Hanseatic Harbour of Stade – are all worth a visit. With its exhibits on the city’s history, including prehistory, early history, and the Hanseatic Period, as well as its harbour-related artefacts and changing exhibitions, the museum in the Schwedenspeicher (Swedish Warehouse) is located right on the old Hanseatic Harbour of Stade. www.museen-stade.de
The municipal harbour is home to the historic coastal motor ship GREUNDIEK, which offers guests rides as a cultural ship and an ambassador for the maritime landscape of the Lower Elbe. www.greundiek.de
Even the harbour crane in the municipal harbour is open to the public. Guests can scale the maritime monument upon request. www.stader-hafenkran.de
City tours, canal boat tours, city festivals, boat tours, and rides on historic ships or the Tidenkieker (www.tidenkieker.de) are just a few of the many attractions that draw visitors to the city. General and event information at www.stade-tourismus.de.