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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
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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
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      House #2505098
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        Excellent! 4.6/5
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
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        Apartment #2531101
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          Excellent! 4.5/5
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          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          House #2418926
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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #2396205
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              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              • 3 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 6
              House #2463629
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                Exceptional! 5/5
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                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                House #2450636
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                  (26 reviews)
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                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #2401508
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                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Separate Toilet
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Apartment #2538718
                    3
                    Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #2237002
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                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Apartment #2365443
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                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                          Excellent! 4.7/5
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 3 BA
                          • Sleeps 10
                          House #48184
                          9
                          Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                            (20 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #2471307
                            20
                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (10 reviews)
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Cottage #2497258
                              10
                              Viewed 29 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 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (6 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2431062
                                  6
                                  Viewed 15 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 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                      (22 reviews)
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #2395134
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                                      Viewed 7 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 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                          (9 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #2534833
                                          9
                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 5
                                            House #2598711
                                            4
                                            Viewed 16 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
                                              Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (37 reviews)
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Apartment #2419235
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                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #2057889
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                                                  Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                    Multiple rentals House #2057889
                                                    7
                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                      Cottage #2552905
                                                      1
                                                      Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                        (22 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        House #774715
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                                                        Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Apartment #2404341
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                            House #2512984
                                                            6
                                                            Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (21 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              House #2027780
                                                              21
                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #2407708
                                                                13
                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #2057889
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 14 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 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (6 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Apartment #2580399
                                                                      6
                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                        (20 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        House #757929
                                                                        20
                                                                        Viewed 9 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 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (33 reviews)
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #2005817
                                                                            33
                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 3
                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #2262162
                                                                              13
                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #2534469
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                                                                                Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Apartment #2558357
                                                                                  3
                                                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                    House #2414892
                                                                                    11
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Farmhouse #2553698
                                                                                      15
                                                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                        (8 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                                        Apartment #2067103
                                                                                        8
                                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (8 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #2613788
                                                                                          8
                                                                                          Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                            (7 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #2066776
                                                                                            7
                                                                                            Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Apartment #2363455
                                                                                              1
                                                                                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #2414989
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                  House #2194497
                                                                                                  14
                                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    Apartment #2556124
                                                                                                    4
                                                                                                    Viewed 27 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 18 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very clean and nice.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Stayed in this very nice flat,for 6 nights,and everything was perfect. It is away slightly from the centre,but a very pleasant walk takes you there within 10 minutes.There is a bakers just round the corner too. I would be very happy to stay at this property again. ( sorry that this review is so late,but I could not find how to leave a review,as I find the Homeaway site very unclear.)
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2016

                                                                                                      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