Climate friendly travel
By train and without traffic jams comfortably to Papenburg.
The best thing to do is to get ready for it: If you're interested in Papenburg's history and its current attractions, you should have a soft spot for ships. The city on the Ems has a particularly intimate relationship with them.
Maybe you already start your trip to Papenburg with a ladies visit. For these purposes the Friederike from Papenburg finely dressed - as befits a landmark. The Friederike, just to avoid any misunderstandings right from the start, is a famous museum ship - a replica of a wooden brig that anchored forever in the city's main canal right in front of Papenburg's city hall. If this has whetted your appetite for ships - in this case, new ones! - will be delighted with a visit to the Meyer Werft shipyard. Professional guided tours can be booked at the huge shipyard, where ships from the AIDA series, for example, are also built.
And to make the water theme complete, it should be mentioned that also the Van Velen plant is worth a visit: the open-air museum is named after the town's founder, Dietrich von Velen, and vividly recounts the life and daily routine of Papenburg's first settlers - which, surprise surprise, mainly took place on boats. But don't worry, not everything here revolves around ships. There are over 150 kilometers of beautiful bike paths in Papenburg and the surrounding area. In addition, seven supra-regional cycling routes also cross here. The golf course on the Aschendorf estate and the "Papenburg Aktiv-Bossel-Arrangement" provide further options for spending a day or two away from the water. But as it is in Papenburg: In the end, Friederike and her friends always win ...
Without the Calluna Vulgaris little would go in the Lüneburg Heath. The so-called broom heather is by far the most common heath plant ...Learn more
New York, Rio, To... no - Einbeck! If you want to get an idea of how the international street art scene ...Learn more
Lively city center, exciting history and many green oases: Braunschweig offers visitors the combined advantages of a traditional and modern city of culture, attractive ...Learn more
The picturesque three-river town has a lot to offer: more than 700 half-timbered houses and buildings of the Weser Renaissance, a nature park and a ...Learn more
Do you feel like testing your limits? One of the most spectacular bike routes in Lower Saxony will do you justice in this respect in more ways than one: 223 ...Learn more
At the gates of Hanover lies a mountain range, overgrown with dense forest and wide views over fields and meadows. The Deister ...Learn more
Rain. The first thing we noticed in the early morning was its steady drumming on the roof of our camper. Why did ...Learn more
Healthy sea air, miles of sandy beaches, numerous opportunities for children to play and no cars far and wide - many islands in the North ...Learn more