Eutin Tourism

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Eutin (German pronunciation: [ɔʏˈtiːn]) is the district capital of Eastern Holstein county located in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. As of 2005, the town had some 17,000 inhabitants. The name Eutin (originally Utin) is of Slavic origin. Its meaning is not quite clear; it is probably derived from the personal name "Uta". The Slavic Obotrites tribe settled eastern Holstein in the 7th/8th centuries A.D. and built a castle on Pheasant Island in the lake now called the Großer Eutiner See. The originally Slavonic settlement of Utin was populated in the twelfth century by Dutch settlers. In 1156 Eutin became a market town. Town rights were granted in the year 1257. It later became the seat of the Prince-Bishopric of Lübeck, as Lübeck itself was an imperial free city. When the bishopric was secularized in 1803, Eutin became part of the Duchy of Oldenburg. As a result of the Greater Hamburg Act of 1937, Eutin passed from the Free State of Oldenburg to the Prussian Province of Schleswig-Holstein. After World War II, it became part of the modern Bundesland of Schleswig-Holstein. Eutin is birthplace of composer Carl Maria von Weber. To honor him, an open-air theater (Freilichtbühne) was built in the park of Eutin Castle in 1951, and operas are performed there in July and August during the Eutin Opera Summer Festival (Eutiner Festspiele). The seating capacity of this open-air stage counts about 2000 people. The festival includes music students in Eutin as well as students from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas, US, which is twin city of Eutin. Eutin hosts an annual Blues Festival (Bluesfest Eutin) at the beginning of summer. Local musicians, as well as up and coming blues artists from around the world, come to play at this three-day outdoor blues festival, which takes place in the market place in the center of town. As the costs are covered by sponsoring, public funding and volunteer helpers, admission is free. * Eutin central market place 'Marktplatz' * Eutin All Time Stars, BluesBaltica/Bluesfest 2014


A place in Germany, Eutin is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. After your splendid visit to Eutin, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Kiel. Attractions in Kiel include St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Holtenau Airport. A vacation to Eutin can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Eutin*

  • Pollution Statistics in Eutin

    Know the pollution level of Eutin before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 20 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Eutin: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Eutin for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Eutin.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Living in Eutin - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Eutin is 235.75 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 82.55 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 89.35 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 21.51 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 11 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.82 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 70.14 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.63 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 178.22 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Eutin

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Eutin

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 110.8 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 98.48 USD

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