Holidays in Lower Saxony
Sunset over a heath field, © Martiem Fotografie Lüneburg, Heidekreis Lüneburger Heide

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Holidays with kids
A girl is sitting on the grass and feeding a pony, © Fotolia/ Alexia Khruscheva

Holidays with kids

A girl has fun in the chain carousel, © Fotolia / Stefanie B.

Holidays with kids

Family Friendly Companies

KinderFerienLand certified companies are designed for parents spending their holidays with kids in Lower Saxony. All of these companies are particularly well adapted to holidays for families and are equipped accordingly. The certification is a valuable tool to help you plan your holiday.

Children have fun, © fotolia

Holidays with kids

KinderFerienLand Certification

In order to increase the appeal of the state of Lower Saxony as a child friendly holiday destination, TourismusMarketing Niedersachsen GmbH has joined forces with the state of Lower Saxony to establish the “KinderFerienLand” quality seal.

The Fascination of Water
Canoe at Rorichum, © TGSO / Arno Ewen

The Fascination of Water

canoe tour Osnabrücker Land, © TMN / David Kollmann

The Fascination of Water

Watersports in Lower Saxony

The North Sea is one of the most popular destinations in Lower Saxony for people who love kayak vacations and more. But you don’t always have to get out on the sea to enjoy water sports in Germany.

Woman paddling on the Elbe, © Kurs Elbe / Markus Tiemann

The Fascination of Water

Canoe Tours

Holiday destination Lower Saxony has everything you need for kayak vacations or canoe trips. Experience a wide variety of canoe tours on 22 rivers with a total length of around 2000 km – from beginners’ and family-friendly tours to challenging ones, on large rivers or small streams, every canoeist will find their dream canoe trip in Lower Saxony.

Wanderlust in Lower Saxony
Hiker in the sunset in an avenue at Haußelberg, © Lüneburger Heider GmbH/ Dominik Ketz

Wanderlust in Lower Saxony

Hiker on forest stage of the Heidschnuckenweg, © Lüneburger Heide GmbH / Dominik Ketz

Wanderlust in Lower Saxony

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.

Hikers around Torfhaus in the Harz Mountains, © Harzer Tourismusverband/ M. Gloger

Wanderlust in Lower Saxony

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.

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

Wanderlust in Lower Saxony

Pilgrimages

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.

Current Topics in Lower Saxony

Kite Festival at the North Sea in Budjadingen, © Tourismus-Service Butjadingen / Thomas Hellmann
© Tourismus-Service Butjadingen / Thomas Hellmann

Events

Events
UNESCO World Heritage Site – Fagus Factory in Alfeld, © Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co. KG/ Karl Schünemann
© Fagus-GreCon Greten GmbH & Co. KG/ Karl Schünemann

Bauhaus

Bauhaus
Hikers around Torfhaus in the Harz Mountains, © Harzer Tourismusverband/ M. Gloger
© Harzer Tourismusverband/ M. Gloger

Hiking trips in Lower Saxony

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