Low sun over poppies and cereal fields, © TMN / Lars Gerhardts © TMN / Lars Gerhardts


From the Mountains to the Sea

Strawberries, © Mittelweser-Touristik GmbH © Mittelweser-Touristik GmbH


Lower Saxony Cuisine

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geerntete Äpfel in großen Apfelkisten zwischen Apfelbäumen, © Tourismusverband LK Stade/Elbe e. V./ Martin Elsen
© Tourismusverband LK Stade/Elbe e. V./ Martin Elsen


“Superfoods” is a term describing foods that are particularly rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants or essential amino acids and that are not manufactured on an industrial scale.

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Kale, © Fotolia
© Fotolia

Regional Specialities

You simply cannot fail to be impressed by the taste and flavours of traditional Lower Saxony food. In autumn and winter, curly-leaf kale is one of the best-known dishes from the Lower Saxony region. Oldenburg is the bastion of Lower Saxony kale growing, a vegetable interestingly known as “brown cabbage” in the Braunschweig region. Depending on the region, kale can either be served with Pinkel smoked Kaszanka sausage or Bregenwurst pork sausage.

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milk can, © Mittelweser-Touristik GmbH
© Mittelweser-Touristik GmbH

Gourmet Tourist Routes

The Gourmet Tourist Routes through Lower Saxony enable tourists to sample typical German food and regional culinary delicacies precisely where they are made.

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© Fotolia / Stefanie B.

Family Friendly Companies

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KinderFerienLand Certification

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Hiking in Hellental in the Nature Park Solling-Vogler, © TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH/ Hannes Becker © TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH/ Hannes Becker


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Hiking in Büsenbachtal, © Lüneburger Heide GmbH / Dominik Ketzr
© Lüneburger Heide GmbH / Dominik Ketzr

Hiking tours

Rucksack packed, walking boots laced and off you go on Lower Saxony’s walking routes, which are known for their quality and variety. Short circuits easily manageable in one day are on offer alongside multi-day trips along exciting long distance walking trails.

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Wanderkarte Harzer-Hexen-Stieg, © Harzer Tourismusverband / M.  Gloger
© Harzer Tourismusverband / M. Gloger

Hiking Landscapes

In Lower Saxony there is not just one hiking region but whole areas, each with their own unique attractions. Walkers who enjoy diversity and lots of character will be thrilled to find the quality is right as well.

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Autumn Hike in Tiefental, © Lüneburger Heide GmbH/ Dominik Ketz
© Lüneburger Heide GmbH/ Dominik Ketz


The appeal of holiday destination walking routes attracts pilgrims and anyone looking for calm and a slower pace of life. Monasteries and many other Christian sites await on several of the pilgrims trails.

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Current Topics in Lower Saxony

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