Hanover Land is a charming agricultural area of small towns and villages around the city of Hanover.
Holiday rentals in Hanover land are well located for enjoying the cultural attractions and activities in this lovely area. The natural surroundings make this ideal for walking and cycling or exploring the gardens, parks and farmhouses. This is a land of horses and preserved forests and a horseback ride is an excellent way to appreciate the area. Lake Steinhude, near Wunstorf, offers sailing, fishing, pedal boats and watersports. Sample the local cuisine of the area, including the asparagus when in season. Spiegel, or white asparagus, is particularly sought-after. Bird watching, photography and nature spotting can also be enjoyed throughout this area. In October, Hanover hosts the world’s second largest Oktoberfest celebration featuring music, locally brewed beer and traditional German fare. The theatres in Hanover are well frequented for their high quality performances while theatres in Gottingen and Hildesheim have been entertaining since 1674.
Beyond the city, life is enjoyed at a more relaxed pace making the area ideal for those wanting to relax in a Hanover Land holiday home. Visit the old mining town of Barsinghausen which offers many nature walks. Art enthusiasts will enjoy the galleries and museums at Garnsen, including the display of artworks at the Atelier Olbrich. The town also has an interesting Doll and Toy Museum and the Heritage Museum features regional history. Langenhagen is within easy reach of Hanover Land holiday rentals and has beautiful gardens to explore along with the largest water fountain in Europe.
Holiday rentals in the Hanover Land region of Lower Saxony enjoy warm summers and cold winters. Temperatures reach an average 22°C (72°F) in the summer. Winters are cold with daytime highs of 3°C (37°F) in January and overnight temperatures are well below freezing for most of the winter. The area is showery at any time of year with snow during the winter months.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Hanover Land is Hanover-Langenhagen (HAJ) Airport which is about 12km away. As one of the largest and busiest airports in Germany it has frequent low-cost flights from the UK and other European cities with Flybe, British Airways and many other airlines. It is very easy to get a taxi from the airport but a car is necessary for getting around this interesting area. Those wanting to use the train will find the nearest station to Hanover Land is the Central Station in Hanover.