Next time you plan your trip to Germany, make sure you visit the German state of Lower Saxony. Bordering the North Sea, there is a wide variety of cities, towns and villages to be discovered here!
If you head to the North coast, why not visit the town of Cuxhaven. With many ferries passing through here, it is easy to reach and great for those who enjoy fishing on their holiday. For those who enjoy fresh air by the seaside on their holiday whilst soaking up the sun, this is your own German heaven! The coastal city of Bremerhaven is bigger than Cuxhaven and is popular amongst Germans and holidaymakers coming from abroad! As part of Bremen, the harbour here is intrigueing and many spend their days checking this out, or head to the Museum of Sea Travel (Schifffahrtsmuseum) to learn more about this city. Larger cities to visit here include Bremen and Hannover. With great transport links offering throughout the state, it is easy to get around and visit as many places as possible. If you think you will be travelling around whilst on holiday in Germany, then make sure you purchase a Schönes Wochenende Ticket from Deutsche Bahn. Valid for up to 5 people, the ticket is valid for one day on either a Saturday or Sunday and prices start from €40. this is a great way to travel round!
If you fancy heading somewhere slightly smaller and not on the coast, the university town of Göttingen is a beautiful town to walk around with your family and check out the fantastic architecture and vibrant lifestyle of this little metropolis in the heart of Lower Saxony. The markets here are some of the best in Germany so make sure you pop down if you visit or book a holiday apartment here. The town of Lüneberg, 28 miles from the second largest city in Germany, Hamburg, is great town to visit for all the family. Extremely picturesque, there are many museums and spas to visit in this university town. A relaxing location with still plenty of things to do, make sure you plan a trip to Lower Saxony today.