Old Town Hall, © Göttingen Tourismus e.V./ Lars Gerhardts
© Göttingen Tourismus e.V./ Lars Gerhardts

Göttingen


Göttingen: the city that furthers science, the university city, the student city, the city of Gauß and Lichtenberg. Outsiders know Göttingen as the festival city where theatre, literature and music are celebrated. The city is known for its Internationale Händel-Festspiele (International Handel Festival) as well as the Popfestival (Pop Festival), Literaturherbst literature festival and the Jazzfestival (Jazz Festival).

The historic city centre, which is dominated by medieval churches and the mighty Old Town Hall, has been almost entirely pedestrianised. Visitors love to stroll around the quirky shops in the attractive side streets and enjoy a leisurely meal in one of the city’s many restaurants. In summer, pavement cafés exude Mediterranean flair. In winter, many restaurants serve dishes from all over the world in a cosy atmosphere.

The city is one of Germany’s most conveniently situated: Göttingen is just a short trip away, regardless of whether you travel by car (A7, A38 motorways), train (more than 100 Inter-City-Express (ICE) trains stop here every day) or bus.

Highlights

Old Town Hall, © Göttingen Tourismus e.V./ Lars Gerhardts
© Göttingen Tourismus e.V./ Lars Gerhardts
Old Botanical Garden Göttingen, © Göttingen Tourismus e.V.	/ Angelika Daamen
© Göttingen Tourismus e.V. / Angelika Daamen

Alter Botanischer Garten (Old Botanical Garden) Göttingen


The Alter Botanischer Garten (Old Botanical Garden) of the University of Göttingen was created back in 1736. Its impressive variety of plants is situated by the city wall, not far from the pedestrian…

Gänselieselbrunnen fountain, © Göttingen Tourismus e.V. / Theodoro da Silva
© Göttingen Tourismus e.V. / Theodoro da Silva
Göttinger Händel-Festspiele, © Göttingen Tourismus e.V
© Göttingen Tourismus e.V

10th to 21th May 2018: Göttingen International Handel Festival 2018


Göttingen International Handel Festival was founded in 1920, making it one of the world's oldest festivals of Baroque music.

Wasserquerung auf dem Barfußpfad, © Kurverwaltung Bad Bodenteich/ Jürgen Clauß
© Kurverwaltung Bad Bodenteich/ Jürgen Clauß

Barefoot hiking


Have your feet had enough of walking all the time in thick, hot hiking boots? Take them off and try to take a barefoot hike!

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