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Meyer Werft

Industriegebiet Sud, 26871 Papenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4961 83960
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Manufacturing on a grand scale

Timing is everything and we arrived just as the latest ship was completed. This helped to... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2017
Alan D
Troon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Shorttrip to Meyer Werft

Our Trip to Meyer WERFT was realy interessting, they will pick you up at the Bus Station tourist... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Lukas K
Delmenhorst, Germany
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  • Average8%
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Industriegebiet Sud, 26871 Papenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4961 83960
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Timing is everything and we arrived just as the latest ship was completed. This helped to understand the enormity of scale. The guide spoke excellent English and really new the history of the yard and the process of building these giants so was very informative....More

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Our Trip to Meyer WERFT was realy interessting, they will pick you up at the Bus Station tourist Center in Papenburg ariving at the Shipyard you will be lent to the Cinema.They will Show you several Films with a lot of Information about shipbuilding today....More

Thank Lukas K
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Were on a bike & barge tour, but took a couple hours to stop & tour this amazing shipyard--one of the largest in the world. Having never been on a cruise, I had never really thought of how the large cruise ships were built, but...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We sere on a guided tour and learnt a great deal about how cruise ships are constructed and about the amazing features that are being installed nowadays. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we were all fscinated. The tour includes a lot of high overhead...More

Thank youngpapaya
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Having taken a number of ocean cruises, we (mature couple plus one) very most interested in this shipyard, one of the largest in the world. The size of the building in which the ships are assembled, by itself, is overwhelming. The construction, piece by large...More

Thank Harri H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We had a great time on the tour. Took a bus from the town of pappenburg Germany for a 15 min ride to plant. The plant actually builds 2 ships at the same time. The tour is all indoors and they even have life size...More

Thank Penticton803
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must visit place when you come to Papenburg, although it is nothing much to wow but it is definitely worth to pay a visit whilst we couldn't find in KL/Malaysia.

Thank conniehoo8888
Reviewed 14 October 2016

My family drove all the way to Papenburg, Germany to go through the Meyer Werft for a 2 hour tour. They were thoroughly disappointed. Most of the tour consisted of video footage and 75% of the presentation was in German

Thank 795Joy795
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit when you are close. The tour starts from the centre of papenberg, and a coach will take you to the werft. An impressive sight. The most enjoyable part in my view (I'm an engineer at heart) is simply observing the massiveness...More

1  Thank JohanInNZ
Reviewed 2 September 2016

From the 55,900 ton Saga NN to the 168,000 tone Quantum of the Seas, the Meyer Werft has built many of the seas well known Cruise ships for companies like P&O and Celebrity cruises. And, as our title suggests, the last cruise ship we embarked...More

1  Thank Des H
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