Where to stay around Lüneburg Heath?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,241 holiday lettings near Lüneburg Heath. From 881 Flats to 873 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lüneburg Heath is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lüneburg Heath?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lüneburg Heath. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hamburg: 531 holiday homes
  • Bremen: 146 holiday homes
  • Hanover: 1,077 holiday homes
  • Brandenburg: 1,850 holiday homes
  • Hamburg-Mitte: 143 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lüneburg Heath! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lüneburg Heath?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lüneburg Heath with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hamburg: 531 holiday lettings
  • Bremen: 146 holiday lettings
  • Hanover: 1,077 holiday lettings
  • Müden: 26 holiday lettings
  • Celle: 85 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Lüneburg Heath?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Lüneburg Heath are:

  • Hannover Messe-Heliport Airport (ZVM): 631 self catering accommodations
  • Braunschweig Wolfsburg Airport (BWE): 26 self catering accommodations
  • Hannover Airport (HAJ): 747 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Lüneburg Heath?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lüneburg Heath. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hamburg City Hall: 514 holiday rentals
  • Heide-Park: 173 holiday rentals
  • Hamburg Central Station: 515 holiday rentals
  • University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf: 514 holiday rentals
  • Hannover (ZVR-Hannover Central Train Station): 715 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lüneburg Heath listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Lüneburg Heath, German your home away from home

Lüneburg Heath is in Lower Saxony, southeast of Hamburg. It is famous for its scenic heather covered heathland, which is the largest single area of heath in Europe. The region is dotted with pretty farming villages with red brick cottages and friendly village communities. The area flourished in the past due to its salt mines, known as “white gold” in the Middle Ages and is steeped in World War II history.

Things to Do in Lüneburg Heath, Saxony

This natural region is delightful for scenic drives, leisurely bike rides or quiet walks accompanied only by grazing sheep. The Lüneburg Heide is a natural park around the Wilseder Berg hill which is popular for hill walking. The area comes to life in August with many festivals celebrating the colourful heather. The largest is at Amelinghausen and lasts for a week with cultural music, dancing and heather products including local honey made from the fragrant blooms. Those staying in Lüneburg Heath holiday rentals will enjoy sampling the local cuisine which is based upon tasty sausages such as Bregenwurst and smoky Kohlwurst.

Places to Visit Around Lüneburg Heath, Saxony

The main town Lüneburg is well known for its Old Town (Altstadt) architecture. Visit the Hunengraber, or giants’ graves which are huge megaliths that dot the landscape around your Lüneburg Heath holiday home. Apart from the heather, the most popular attraction in the area is the Vogelpark Walsrode, the largest bird park in Europe. It has free flight displays, a raised treewalk and a penguin enclosure among other exhibits. The Heide Park is one of the largest amusement parks in Germany and has around 40 white-knuckle rides along with a Dolphin Show, Parrot Show and various other entertaining performances. The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was an infamous SS detention camp where thousands of Jews died and the exhibition centre is a sobering place of history to visit nearby. There is also a memorial to teenage diarist Anne Frank.

Weather in Lüneburg Heath, Saxony

Holiday rentals around Lüneburg Heath enjoy mild winters and cool summers in the temperate maritime climate. Summer temperatures average 68°F (20°C) falling to 36°F (2°C) in the winter with overnight freezing at times. The area has rain showers at any time of year.

Travel to Lüneburg Heath, Saxony

The nearest airport to Lüneburg Heath holiday rentals is Hamburg (HAM) Airport which is 50 km away. Lüneburg is very easy to reach from the airport in a hire car along the main A250 and the journey takes around 30 minutes. The town also has a railway station for those wanting to travel by rail. A car is necessary for staying in the area.