8 days in Lower Saxony Itinerary

8 days in Lower Saxony Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Norderney
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Cuxhaven
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Goslar
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Hannover
— 2 nights
+2
Foot + Fly + Train:  3 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Norderney

Norderney ©
Norderney is one of the seven populated East Frisian Islands off the North Sea coast of Germany. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Watt Welten and then make a trip to Das Wrack am Ostende. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Greetsieler Zwillingsmuhlen, contemplate the waterfront views at Greetsieler Hafen, and then examine the collection at Teemuseum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Norderney online trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Norderney is an approximately 8- hour combination of flight and car. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Norderney, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cuxhaven.

Things to do in Norderney

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Greetsiel, Schlosspark Lutetsburg, Teemuseum
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Bibliothek im Conversationshaus zu Norderney ©
Greetsieler Hafen ©
Greetsieler Hafen
Greetsieler Zwillingsmuhlen ©
Greetsieler Zwillingsmuhlen

1
night
Cuxhaven

Cuxhaven ©
Cuxhaven is an independent town and seat of the Cuxhaven district, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Leuchtturm Obereversand, then examine the collection at Windstarke 10, and then make a trip to Kugelbake.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cuxhaven journey builder site.

Getting from Norderney to Cuxhaven by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cuxhaven when traveling from Norderney in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Goslar.

Things to do in Cuxhaven

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leuchtturm Obereversand
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Kugelbake ©
Kugelbake

2
nights
Goslar

Goslar ©
Goslar is a historic town in Lower Saxony, Germany. On the 7th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stabkirche, look for all kinds of wild species at Liebesbank Trail, then make a trip to Marktplatz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Nordturm der Marktkirche. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Baumwipfelpfad Bad Harzburg, don't miss a visit to Burgberg-Seilbahn, then don't miss a visit to Brunswick Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Burgplatz Braunschweig.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Goslar holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Cuxhaven to Goslar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Goslar, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hannover.

Things to do in Goslar

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bad Harzburg, Braunschweig, Marktkirche Zum Heiligen Geist
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Stabkirche ©
Stabkirche
Liebesbank Trail
Liebesbank Trail
Marktplatz ©
Marktplatz

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nights
Hannover

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): stroll around Eilenriede - Park, then explore the historical opulence of Herzogschloss Celle, then explore the galleries of Museum Schloss Herrenhausen, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Berggarten. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St.- Andreas-Kirche, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michaelis, then contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, then contemplate the long history of Aegidienkirche, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marktkirche.

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Traveling by car from Goslar to Hannover takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hannover are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hildesheim, Herzogschloss Celle
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Herzogschloss Celle ©
Herzogschloss Celle
Berggarten ©
Berggarten
Aegidienkirche ©
Aegidienkirche