Holiday rentals in Braunschweig - typically German
Located in the German state of Lower Saxony, near Hannover and Magdeburg, Braunschweig is home to 250,000 people. The city is home to many museums, interesting buildings, memorials, and green spaces – choose a Braunschweig holiday rental for a perfectly German city break, great for those on a budget.
Braunschweig's pedestrianised old town is home to the Braunschweiger Dom, a Lutheran cathedral, Burg Dankwarderode, a 12th century castle that is now part of the excellent Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, the town hall, whose tower you can climb for the best views across the city, and many more. The Magniviertel, the oldest part of the city, is also home to the Happy Rizzi House; designed by New Yorker James Rizzi, it's a unique and distinctly modern asymmetrical multicoloured building, covered in cartoon doodles and faces. You'll also find there's no shortage of cafes and restaurants for every budget and taste – lovers of good food will feel right at home in a Braunschweig holiday rental. There's so much to see in the city centre, why not take advantage of the freedom of a holiday rental Braunschweig and rent some bikes for the week? There are many parks and green spaces across and just outside the city which are pleasant for a cycle ride and a picnic in the summer months. In winter, of course, the city hosts a fantastic traditional Christmas Market, where you can shop for gifts and souvenirs, drink mulled wine, and enjoy both traditional and Braunschweiger foods.
Holiday homes Braunschweig are well-positioned for some great local day trips. Wolfsburg, home of the Automuseum Volkswagen, a must-see for car fans, the Phaeno science museum, and the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, an art museum which has an impressive permanent collection as well as changing exhibitions from well known artists. There's also Hildesheim, home to many museums, galleries, theatres, churches and memorials, just like Braunschweig, and it's not far from there to the Harz mountains, for those that want to get closer to nature.