Niedersachsen, aka Lower Saxony, has a surprisingly stacked royal story, and one which overlaps heavily with ours.
No, not the cathedral – this DOM is the northern German equivalent of Munich’s Oktoberfest, but with more rollercoasters.
The world’s finest model railway is in Hamburg. Prepare to be surprised by its extraordinary ambition, gorgeous detailing, and surprising sense of humour.
Germany is a major centre for modern architecture, as demonstrated by a new Museum and Architecture Route in Northern Germany.
Britain got 200 years’ worth of Kings from Hanover, and Hanover reciprocated with lovely English gardens, but we showed the city little respect during the Second World War.
It isn’t half as famous as the Panama or the Suez, but Germany’s Kiel Canal is the most heavily used artificial seaway in the world.
Germany’s most famous fairytale, the Pied Piper of Hamelin, has its setting in a pretty town on the banks of the river Weser.
Historical city gems and culinary treats galore. What’s not to like about Lower Saxony?
Skiing in Germany
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