Elsfleth is a town in the district of Wesermarsch, Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated at the confluence of the Hunte with the Weser, on the left bank of the Weser, on the railway Hude-Nordenham. It has an Evangelical church, a school of navigation (university of applied sciences), a harbour and docks. Elsfleth offers many recreational facilities even though it is a small town,. It is an ideal place for families that want to escape big cities and like outdoor activities that are not only limited to tennis and biking. A nearby beach area and sailing club "SWE" contribute to Elsfleth's maritime character. So does the tall ship club "Großherzogin Elisabeth" amicably called "Lissi". Nearby larger cities are Brake, Nordenham, Oldenburg, and Bremen.