Favorite Destinations

Trips for every taste

Our region provides many tourist attractions. The Wendland mainly captivates through its beautiful landscape and nature. Sites as the Nemitzer Heide are perfect for long strolls. The thermal bath in Gartow invites you to relax after a demanding business day.

There are several other possibilities to take a trip not far from Luechow-Dannenberg. We have compiled our favorite destinations here.

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Rundling villages in Wendland

The notion “Rundlingsdorf” defines a kind of village, in which the houses are arranged around the village square. In the Wendland, these villages are best preserved and maintained. The “Rundlingsmuseum” in Luebeln is definately worth a visit.

Beautiful heath landscape

The Nemitzer Heide is a popular destination for visitors of Wendland. Its unaffected nature offers the perfect place to relax and lean back. You can find the Nemitzer Heide in the middle of the villages Trebel and Nemitz.

This 500 hectare recreation area owns three marked trails including shelters and benches.

A magical experience

Let yourself be enchanted by the fantastic atmosphere of sagas, elves, gnomes and dwarfes. The Farytale park takes you into the time of tales and myths, creating a small kingdom.

Take a stroll through the scent-, heath- and Japanese garden and experience the romance of the white dream garden. There is also a big playground where children can have fun.

Historical old town with beautiful landscape

Enjoy the magic of this historical town. Pictorial alleys with colorful timbered houses invite you to linger.

The green surroundings in the middle of the biosphere reserve are one of a kind. Here you can find places to relax and lean back at every corner.

There are several possibilities to discover the unforgettable landscape around Hitzacker – no matter if you go by foot, by bike or by ship on the Elbe.

Water fun for the whole family

The large-scaled thermal bath offers an indoor area as well as an outdoor area.

Additionally to a big swim area with 25-meter-lanes, a children’s pool with play area, a 50-meter slide, an outdoor pool with 28 degrees water temperature the indoor swimming pool also owns a pool with salt water that is 33 degrees warm.

A lot of thrill is promised

The Heide Park Resort is the biggest leisure park of North Germany. It offers over 50 attractions and shows. There are some for every age. There are several theme areas for children from the age of 3 up. Thrilling and exciting roller coaster provide fun for the older visitors.

Species-rich diversity

Discover one of the most beautiful landscapes in a wildpark that is the most rich in species in Germany.

At the edge of the nature reserve of the Lueneburger Heide there are very special and rare animals, such as Siberian tigers, prairie dogs, snow leopards, arctic foxes and many others.

The fortress Dömitz, located in Mecklenburg at the river Elbe, is one of the  few well-preserved flatland fortresses of the 16th century in northern germany. Created in the form of a pentagon and provided with bastions and casemate vaults, it shows the impressive architecture of the Renaissance. To the peculiarities of the building and to the exceptionally good state of preservation, it was listed as 1975. Since 1953, the walls of the fortress house are a museum of the region and city Dömitz with exhibition areas to the

– history of the fortress

– Fritz Reuter

– Special exhibitions

The variety of landscapes of the regional stretch from the River Elbe to the Weser Hills could hardly be any greater.

On this stretch a tour through the most diverse scenic landscapes of Lower Saxony awaits you.

Beginning at the North Sea Coast via the North German Lowlands with the Central Weser Region, the Leine Valley to the Weser Hills, you are welcomed by towns that all have an independent timber frame character. Not only the different building materials available are responsible for this.

The various cultures of coastal inhabitants, people living along rivers and in uplands are reflected in the buildings themselves.

The towns are characterized by century-old crafts and became known beyond the German borders through their trading and beer brewing traditions.

Many places are the scenes of century-old customs, legends and myths that come alive again in medieval town festivals.

Exploration by bicycle, best from south to north, is particularly recommendable on this part of the German Half-Timbered House Road. The cyclist will reach the mouth of the River Elbe from the hilly south of Lower Saxony without any larger slopes travelling along secondary roads and country lanes.

The Stones Fan Museum in Lüchow in an unique museum. It was founded by the maybe most senior Rolling Stones Fan of the world: Ulli Schröder. Over an area of approx. 1000 square metres true fans can discover amazing exhibits of the band and their former members. On the first floor you find next to the “groupie room” equipped with whirlpool and golden taps, an archive space with workplaces and a VIP-room (for musicians, who perform in the museum).

Ludwigslust Palace is a stately home in the town of Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, northern Germany. It was built as a hunting lodge, rebuilt as a luxurious retreat from the ducal capital, Schwerin, then became for a time (1765-1837) the center of government. It was the “joy” of Prince Christian Ludwig, the son of the duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, hence the name Ludwigslust.

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