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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.

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (21 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 5
    House #534787
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      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 3
      House #2505098
      6
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #2531101
        10
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          Wonderful! 4.8/5
          (20 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          House #2463629
          20
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #2396205
            16
            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
              Excellent! 4.5/5
              (15 reviews)
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              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 5
              House #2418926
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              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                Apartment #2538718
                4
                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (27 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #2401508
                  27
                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                    (18 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #2237002
                    18
                    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                      (15 reviews)
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                      • Studio
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 2
                      Apartment #2365443
                      15
                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                        Exceptional! 5/5
                        (17 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        House #2450636
                        17
                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                          (28 reviews)
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                          • Studio
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #2322036
                          28
                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (21 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #2471307
                            21
                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5/5
                              (9 reviews)
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #2431062
                              9
                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                (29 reviews)
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #771085
                                29
                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (5 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Barn #2558504
                                  5
                                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (22 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    House #774715
                                    22
                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                      (11 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 8
                                      Cottage #2497258
                                      11
                                      Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (22 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        House #2027780
                                        22
                                        Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                          (5 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 3
                                          Apartment #2556124
                                          5
                                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                            (21 reviews)
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                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            House #2023431
                                            21
                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                              (22 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #2395134
                                              22
                                              Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                (9 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                House #48184
                                                9
                                                Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (38 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                  Apartment #2419235
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                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                    (7 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    House #2598711
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (11 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #2534833
                                                      11
                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (21 reviews)
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                                                        • 4 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        House #757929
                                                        21
                                                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (17 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #26198
                                                          17
                                                          Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                            House #2042713
                                                            16
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (9 reviews)
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Multiple rentals House #2057889
                                                              9
                                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #2558357
                                                                4
                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (18 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #2057889
                                                                  18
                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #2057889
                                                                    6
                                                                    Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #2512984
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                        (7 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #2580399
                                                                        7
                                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                          (10 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #2432025
                                                                          10
                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            House #2400555
                                                                            6
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              Apartment #2614966
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #2618837
                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (35 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #2005817
                                                                                  35
                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #2262162
                                                                                    14
                                                                                    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Farmhouse #2553698
                                                                                      15
                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (4 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 12
                                                                                        House #2606675
                                                                                        4
                                                                                        Viewed 57 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                          (15 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 10
                                                                                          Farmhouse #502242
                                                                                          15
                                                                                          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (9 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                                            House #536981
                                                                                            9
                                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              House #2340727
                                                                                              8
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Apartment #2363455
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                  (13 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #2534469
                                                                                                  13
                                                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (11 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #2613788
                                                                                                    11
                                                                                                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #2622435
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Clean and cozy

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This flat is bight and comfortable in a lovely quiet spot. It is tastefully decorated and provides everything you need.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      excellent

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We highly recommend this apartment , it is clean , comfortable , and quiet. It sits in a cul-de-sac with very little passing traffic. The garden is private and the flowers beautiful. The apartment has been made to a very high standard with everything you will need. There are two top quality restaurant in walking distance and one two kilometres away all of which we recommend We thank Gerd very much or our stay and hope we will be able to enjoy a holiday again in Wienhausen
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2015