Steinhuder Meer, © Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Claus Kirsch
© Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Claus Kirsch

Holiday Region of Hannover


The Hannover holiday region incorporates the area between Steinhuder Meer lake, the Aller-Leine Valley, Burgdorfer Land, Leinebergland (Leine Uplands), the Deister hills and, of course, the capital of Lower Saxony: Hannover.

A holiday region with endless variety

The region is full of contrasts and combines a quiet, rural feel with modern architecture and metropolitan flair. Nestled between the low mountain ranges and the North German Plain, visitors have plenty of choice between stretches of water, forests and mountains. The northern part of the region, Burgdorfer Land, is known for its heaths, farmland and forests. Steinhuder Meer Nature Park and the Aller-Leine Valley in the north and north-west of the region boast multiple stretches of water and are perfect for active tourists. In the south, the Deister hills attract hikers and nature lovers. The spa towns of Bad Nenndorf and Bad Münder are also located in this area. Historic cities, known for their half-timbered houses, such as Stadthagen and Hildesheim Germany, are the perfect places for a stroll and are home to a wide array of art and culture.

Highlights

View from the Deister into the Calenberger Land, © Hannover Marketing & Tourismus GmbH/ Christian Wyrwa
© Hannover Marketing & Tourismus GmbH/ Christian Wyrwa

Deister


Die Marienburg, © EAC GmbH/ Patrice Kunte
© EAC GmbH/ Patrice Kunte

Marienburg Castle


The Marienburg Castle is one of Germany's most impressive and attractive historical buildings

Steinhuder Meer, © Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Claus Kirsch
© Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Claus Kirsch

Wunstorf-Steinhude


St. Michaeliskirche (St. Michael’s Church)


Panoramaansicht, © Hildesheim Marketing / Daniel Fröbrich
© Hildesheim Marketing / Daniel Fröbrich

Hildesheim


Guided tour through the water worlds, © Landesmuseum Hannover
© Landesmuseum Hannover

Lower Saxony State Museum Hannover


With its four distinct collections, the Landesmuseum in Hannover is the largest and most visited public museum in Lower Saxony.

Mariendom (Hildesheim Cathedral), © Fotolia - Daniel Schaper
© Fotolia - Daniel Schaper

Mariendom (Hildesheim Cathedral)


New Town Hall Hannover, © Martin Kirchner/HTMG
© Martin Kirchner/HTMG

Hannover - The State Capital


Eisbär, © Zoo Hannover GmbH
© Zoo Hannover GmbH

Zoo Hannover


The zoo displays over 2,000 animals in the exciting gorilla mountain, jungle palace, Mullewapp, Meyer's farm, the Australian Outback, Zambezi and Yukon Bay themed areas.

Bird migration, © Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Bernd Wolter
© Naturpark Steinhuder Meer, Region Hannover/ Bernd Wolter

Lake Steinhude Nature Park


The nature park is named after its beating heart: the 30 km2 Lake Steinhude. The mystical allure of the water combined with the chance to swim, surf or set sail attracts numerous visitors to Lake…

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Tourist Information Hannover

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