The capital city of the area is Hannover, which is one of the largest cities in Germany, and a major cultural and economic centre within the country. The landscape in this part of Germany is dominated by green fields, forests and mountains, and there are lots of places to go to enjoy the relaxing countryside. When visiting the area, many people opt to stay in one of the Lower Saxony holiday rentals, which offer a unique place to stay, away from the mainstream hotels. If you enjoy visiting quaint, pretty and picturesque villages and towns, take a look at Limousin Apartments for holiday inspiration.
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Rent Lower Saxony Holiday Lettings and visit one of Germany's most vibrant and exciting state capital cities
Germany is famous for its historic castles, and the Lower Saxony region has some fine examples for visitors to experience, including the Castle Marienburg which is one of the best remaining neo-gothic castles in the country. This castle is located near the city of Hamburg, in the Leine River valley. This is a hugely popular tourist attraction during the summer months. Another great attraction in the city is The Great Garden of Herrenhausen, which is a magnificent example of a Baroque garden, which was originally designed in the 17th Century to rival the gardens of Versailles. Hanover is home to a great number of tourist attractions including the Historical Museum, which has a collection of artifacts and exhibits dating back to the city's origins in 1110, and the Landesmuseum, which houses a number of artifacts from the Saxony region dating back as far as prehistoric times.
If history is your passion, you won't be able to turn down a visit to these beautiful holiday locations:
- Choose Alsace Holiday Apartments and learn about the varied, interesting and often troubled history of this French region, which has been fought over by French and German powers for centuries, and changed hands several times in the 20th century
- Come to Rapla County Holiday Rentals to learn about the history of the eastern European holiday gem of Estonia
- Choose Bornholm Holiday Cottages and come and marvel at the dozen medieval period churches that dot Bornholm, providing a window to ancient times and historical architectural style
Lower Saxony Cottage Rentals - come and visit the museums and gardens of Lower Saxony
Hanover is a great location to stay as it has lots of interesting attractions, shopping districts, and a lively social scene. There are also some great examples of Lower Saxony holiday cottages to be found in the city. This area of Germany has an abundance of beautiful forest regions, with some dramatic river valleys and mountain inclines. Many people choose to visit the area in order to take a relaxing rural break, away from the stresses and strains of city life. There are some fascinating little villages located in the rural regions which offer unique and traditional Lower Saxony holiday rentals, from where visitors can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the German countryside. Bike hire is commonly available in most towns, and this is a very popular way for people to get out and explore during the summer.