Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Goslar, Lower Saxony your home away from home
Goslar is a historic town of significant importance and holiday homes in Goslar make a great base for exploring the surrounding area of Lower Saxony. Located on the slopes of the Harz Mountains it is ideal for walkers and winter sportsmen. The town and the nearby Mines of Rammelsberg are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The sizeable town has 41,000 residents and is well served with local shops and restaurants. During the summer Goslar hosts several festivals and events.
Things to Do in Goslar, Lower Saxony
Surrounded by forested hills, Goslar is a walker’s paradise. It is also a popular destination for bikers who enjoy the challenges of cycling through the Harz Highlands. The area around Goslar holiday rentals offers a host of other outdoor leisure pursuits including rock climbing, aviation, motor sports and cross-country biking. The nearby rivers, the Oker, the Abzucht and the Gose all provide opportunities for fishing, canoeing, swimming and bathing during the warm summer months. In the winter, skiing and winter sports are available. For more cultural entertainment Goslar holiday rentals are close to two theatres – the Odeon and the Culture Power Station which put on plays, productions and Fringe Theatre days. During the summer, the town hosts Goslar Fair in July, an Artisan Market in August and an Old Town Festival in mid-September.
Places to Visit Around Goslar, Lower Saxony
Goslar has several museums which celebrate the town’s industrial heritage. A visit to the Mine Rammelsberg is a must. There is also the Goslar Museum, the Museum in the Mediaeval Imperial Palace and the Monks’ House as well as a museum in the Gothic Town Hall. Further afield visitors can enjoy a trip to Claustal-Zellerfeld with its heritage trail, Radauer Holz forest, Bocksberg or the Prinzen-Teich Lake about 17km away.
Weather in Goslar, Lower Saxony
Holiday rental homes in Goslar have sunny summers with some showers and average temperatures reaching 22°C (72°F). During July and August the area has an average 7 hours of sunshine per day which drops to 2 hours on average during the winter months. Winters are cold with daytime highs averaging -2°C (28°F) in January and slightly more precipitation from November to January which falls as snow.
Travel to Goslar, Lower Saxony
The nearest airport serving Goslar holiday homes is Hannover (HAN) Airport which is about 100 km drive away. There are many airlines serving this airport including budget airline Flybe and BMI. Daily flights are available to Hannover (Hanover) from most major cities in Europe. Those wanting to drive to their Goslar accommodation should take Highway A7, exit the autobahn at Holle-Salzgitter and follow the B6 bundesstrasse into Goslar. Trains also run from Hannover to Goslar, making it very easy to reach.