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Highlights Lower Saxony

  • Swimming on the North Sea coast
  • Wonderful hiking regions
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Historic Moorhof
  • Pied Piper Outdoor Games
  • Green cabbage dishes

Best Vacation Rentals in Lower Saxony

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Braunlage, National Park Harz
Vacation Rental • 689 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
3.9
(81 reviews)
This cosy holiday home is situated in the Sankt Andreasberg ski resort – one of the highest resorts in the Oberhaz mountain region. The home itself is well equipped with all the amenities you could need, as well as the extra fun of a private sauna. For the sunnier days, there is a small terrace attached to the property for taking in the rays. You can go on one of the many winter walks which are offered in the resort and explore the romantic valleys and the idyllic heights, with or without snowshoes. In the evening, you can make yourself comfortable in front of the bio-ethanol fireplace and ...
from $60 / night
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Dornumersiel, East Friesland
Vacation Rental • 581 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
3.9
(26 reviews)
3-room terraced house 54 m2, on the ground floor. Cosy furnishings: living/dining room 22 m2 with satellite TV and radio. Exit to the terrace. 1 room 8 m2 with 1 double bed (2 x 100 cm, length 200 cm). 1 children's room 6 m2 with 1 x 2 bunk beds (90 cm, length 190 cm). Small kitchen (4 hot plates, oven, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Small terrace. Terrace furniture. Facilities: children's high chair. Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: non-smoking house. 1 pet/ dog allowed. Smoke alarm.
from $50 / night
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Norddeich, East Friesland
Vacation Rental • 700 ft² • 1 Bedroom
3.5
(39 reviews)
3-room apartment 65 m2, on the ground floor. Simple furnishings: living room 17 m2 with satellite TV. Dining room with radio. 1 room 12 m2 with 1 double bed (2 x 90 cm, length 200 cm). Small kitchen 6 m2 (oven, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, toaster, kettle, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Patio. Terrace furniture. Facilities: washing machine, dryer, children's high chair (extra). Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: fridge without freezer.
from $52 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Lower Saxony

$123for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$139 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Lower Saxony

60%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Lower Saxony

Holiday in the land of diversity

Lower Saxony has countless holiday apartments as well as the most diverse landscapes and sights to offer you. Reside in an apartment in the middle of a picturesque old town. A vacation rental on the North Sea provides a fantastic view and direct access to the beach. In addition, you can use comfortable holiday apartments near reservoirs and the most beautiful hiking regions in Lower Saxony as a starting point.

Best equipment for relaxing days

Depending on which holiday region in Lower Saxony you choose, there is the right accommodation for every taste. In the country, most vacation rentals have a beautifully landscaped garden. But also in urban areas the holiday apartments are often equipped with a balcony or a terrace. In addition, there are landlords who offer you a breakfast with your accommodation package. Many accommodation providers also offer a shuttle service and bicycle rental.

Holidays in Lower Saxony

Location and orientation

The holiday region and its cities

Lower Saxony is a federal state located in the northwest of Germany with the capital Hanover. Other major cities in Lower Saxony are Oldenburg, Braunschweig, Osnabrück and Göttingen. If you arrive by plane, you can use the most important airport in Hannover. Other airports are Sea-Airport Cuxhaven/Nordholz and Braunschweig-Wolfsburg.

Discover varied landscapes

The state of Lower Saxony is predominantly flat and has a lot of grazing land in the area of the North Sea coast. The Lüneburger Heide in the east is slightly undulating and a paradise for cyclists. The Weserbergland and the northern foothills of the German low mountain range can be found in the south. In the southeast, the Harz Mountains with the highest mountain in the country, the 971 metre high Wurmberg, and its reservoirs offer you a wonderful recreational area.

New Town Hall in Hanover
New Town Hall in Hanover

Travelers and Activities

Experience a wonderful beach holiday

At the North Sea you will find numerous possibilities to experience holidays by the sea. One of the most popular beaches is the fine and gently sloping sandy beach of Bensersiel, where there are many beach chairs and playgrounds right by the sea. Other popular holiday resorts on the Lower Saxony Sea are Döse und Duhnen, Nessmersiel and the Wremer Tief.

Hiking through unique areas

Numerous hiking trails lead through Germany's second largest federal state, which is characterised by the North Sea, the green region between the Weser and Elbe rivers, the Lüneburg Heath, the Weserbergland and the Harz mountains. Furthermore the Osnabrücker Land, the Wendland, the Braunschweiger Land, the county Bentheim and the Emsland are suitable for extended excursions in the fresh air. On the way you will discover dreamy villages, historic farms, windmills and bridges in East Frisia as well as beautiful river and lake landscapes and recharge your batteries in the fresh air.

In Lower Saxony, the dialects spoken in the past were mainly Low German dialects, the so-called Plattdeutsch, which are almost all threatened with extinction. The East Frisian Platt is still cultivated in many places today and has special features due to its Frisian influence.

Top 5 travel tips

Typical windmill in Lower Saxony
Typical windmill in Lower Saxony
1. Visit the world heritage of the region

Lower Saxony has several UNESCO World Heritage Sites to offer, which you should definitely have seen. These include the Mariendom and the Michaeliskirche in Hildesheim as well as the old town and the Rammelsberg mine in Goslar. In addition, the Wadden Sea of Lower Saxony has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2009. Other World Heritage sites in Lower Saxony include the Upper Harz water racks and monastery in Walkenried, the Samson mine in Sankt Andreasberg and the Fagus plant in Alfeld.

2. Visit a typical bog farm

In Augustendorf you can visit a historic moorland farm, which serves as an example of the farms built on the edge of the Devil's Moor in the course of the moor colonisation. The farm has a peat barn, a smoke house, a machine shed, a pig and sheep shed as well as an earth cellar, a draw well, a peat barge, a gate, a bee fence and many other agricultural tools.

3. Experience culture in the castle

In the Weserbergland you can make an excursion to the impressive castle Fürstenberg, best with a steamer over the Weser and a subsequent walk through the nature reserve Kathagenberg. Today the castle houses a porcelain museum, which brings you closer to the world and the change of table culture in a unique way. Here you will also learn everything about the production of the "white gold" and may also "lay hands" at special stations.

4. Legends and stories of Hameln

The municipality of Hameln has a very special event to offer for friends of old myths. From mid-May to mid-September, the Pied Piper open-air games always take place on Sundays on the Hamelin Wedding House Terrace. Packed into an entertaining spectacle, the world of the Middle Ages, with its dark stories of seduction, revenge and deception, is brought closer to you in a very special way.

5. To dine in Lower Saxony

One of the typical dishes of the region is kale, which is enjoyed with Bregenwurst especially in Braunschweiger Land as well as in and around Hanover and Hildesheim. In East Frisia and Bremen, kale is traditionally eaten with a Grützwurst, called pinkel. In the rural inns you will find delicious dishes of these vitamin-rich vegetables, which you should definitely try, especially during the winter months.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lower Saxony

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Lower Saxony?

Last year, rentals in Lower Saxony had an annual average cost of around $133 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Lower Saxony?

According to the previous year, the months that are the cheapest in Lower Saxony are November, March and May, with average prices of $126, $129, and $129, respectively.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Lower Saxony go up the most?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of July ($141), August ($140), and January ($137).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Lower Saxony?

If you decide to put Lower Saxony on your bucket list, we recommend organizing your travels long before you go because it tends to be very high in demand, with an annual average of 63% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

April, November and March are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that have the largest number of accommodations free, with an average availability of 62%, 52%, and 51%.

When are fewer rentals available in Lower Saxony?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 5% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by September (13%), and then July (14%). During this period, the availability is very low (11%). It is therefore preferable to book far in advance.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Lower Saxony?

In Lower Saxony we offer you a comprehensive catalog of approximately 16,000 properties, with options to suit everyone, thanks to our 71 local and international providers.

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