Try a driving holiday in Germany and drive yourself to the northernmost tip of Lower Saxony in Cuxhaven, where the 28.4-metre Kugelbake lookout tower watches over the beach and sea. Find cheap hotels and family-friendly travel at Risskov and get away to Cuxhaven in Find a . The wooden tower is Cuxhaven's landmark, and has been part of the town's coat of arms since 1913. It was once used as an orientation point for shipping, but is now solely a viewpoint and tourist attraction. Next to the Kugelbake is the former Prussian fortress Fort Kugelbake, which offers guided tours where you can get an insight into the fort's 140-year history.
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