Wandering barefoot over the seabed, letting your mind drift away on the sunsoaked beach, splashing in the waves and waiting with the seagulls for the return of the fishermen. Surrender yourself to Schleswig-Holstein’s pace of life and you’ll soon leave the stresses of daily life far behind. Holidaymakers in Germany’s northernmost federal state have the choice between the North Sea and the Baltic,where picturesque lighthouses, proud sailboats and green dykes are testament to the country’s rich maritime history.