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1652 map of the Danish Wahld; Schilksee is on the eastern side of the peninsula, north of Kiel

Schilksee is a town on the Danish Wahld peninsula in the Kieler Förde. In 1959, the town was incorporated into the city of Kiel.

The town is a popular vacation destination because of its beaches and houses several resorts.[1]

Sailing events were held off Schilksee during the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1]

During the 1972 Summer Olympics, held in Munich, Germany, the Olympic Yachting Center was built at Schilksee for the sailing events of the 1972 games.[2]


  1. ^ a b Porter & Prince, p. 482
  2. ^ Lucas, p. 207


  • Lucas, John (1980). The Modern Olympic Games. New York City: Barnes. ISBN 0498024474.
  • Porter, Darwin & Prince, Danforth (1992). Frommer's Germany '93. New York City: Prentice Hall Press. ISBN 0133336913.

Coordinates: 54°25′N 10°10′E / 54.417°N 10.167°E / 54.417; 10.167