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Lower Saxony

Lower Saxony is a German state (Land) situated in northwestern Germany bordering the North Sea. It is the second largest state by land area, and fourth largest for its population (8 million)....

You can have fun at the seaside or on a mountainside, stay in a luxury hotel or on a farm, enjoy big-scale events in Hannover, the state capital, or sample cultural traditions in smaller towns and villages across the state. You will have limitless sport opportunities: hiking, clambering, walking, sailing, cycling, horse-riding, canoeing, kayaking or skiing. In its capital, Hannover, Herrenhausen Gardens include the baroque Great Garden and English landscape gardens. The Lower Saxony State Museum displays art from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. The city of Braunschweig is home to the rebuilt medieval Dankwarderode Castle and the Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum, with its vast collection of European art.

Cities and towns to visit in Lower Saxony

Things to do and see in Lower Saxony, per interest