Situated in the north-western area of the country of Germany is the state of Lower Saxony. A Lower Saxony holiday is favoured by travellers who not only want to spend a great deal of time outdoors but also want to indulge in a little bit of tradition and culture that is unique to the Saxony area of Germany. Dominated by lush green countryside, hills and towns with historic buildings, a Lower Saxony holiday has plenty to see and do for the duration of your stay. What’s more, a Lower Saxony holiday rental house will come with all of the comforts and equipment you need to ensure that your stay is as organised and hassle-free as possible.
Due to the size of the Lower Saxony state, there is no shortage of great activities for visitors to indulge in. The vast list of pursuits includes but are not limited to mountain biking, hiking, sledding, skiing, paragliding, roller blading, swimming, golf, horse riding, tennis and fishing. There are also ample opportunities to shop for traditional German souvenirs in the many towns and cities scattered across the area.
If you can muster up the energy to leave your Lower Saxony holiday rental house for the day to explore the state further, then it is suggested that you take the time to stop off in the town of Luneburg. The town has a wonderful old-world, traditional feel and many visitors say that the whole of Luneburg feels like an open-air museum! Luneburg does have a number of fascinating museums including the German Salt Museum, which details the town’s importance during the Middle Ages and the North German Brewery Museum, which has a collection of fantastic drinking vessels, some of which are over 1,200 years old.
If you are now convinced that booking a marvellous Lower Saxony holiday rental house is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to discover that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. The warmest months of the year to have a Lower Saxony holiday are normally July and August when the temperature can soar to a very pleasant 23°C. The winter months of January and February see the temperature drop to between -1° and 4°C. The annual rainfall amount for the state is 18 inches.
Travellers on a Lower Saxony holiday are likely to start their wonderful adventure by arriving at Munster Osnabruck Airport (FMO) which is situated in the northern part of the state. Amongst the airlines offering regular, cheap flights to Munster are Air Berlin, KLM, Flybe and Lufthansa. Passengers can depart the UK from a variety of airports such as Cardiff (CWL), London Heathrow (LHR), Aberdeen (ABZ), Newcastle(NCL) and Leeds (LBA).