All around us: the Lüneburg Heath

There is much to discover - Short excursions in the Lüneburg Heath - Discover Bad Bevensen's surroundings

The Lüneburg Heath is an ideal destination for short excursions. Use your holiday in the heath spa to discover Bad Bevensen's beautiful surroundings. Allow us to inspire you with the following pages to consider an individual explorers holiday in the Lüneburg Heath.

Old heath villages, thrilling amusement parks, historic monasteries and, of course, heath countryside with its special heath herds and slender junipers between the purple flowered Calluna vulgaris are attractive extras to an exciting stay in Bad Bevensen.

The Lüneburg Heath is a unique cultural landscape in Europe with a distinctive character. From early August to late September shiny seas of purple heather bloom here. In between are lush green, slender growing juniper bushes and sun-warmed glacial erratics. At 169.2 meters Wilseder Mountain is the highest elevation in the northwest German plain.

A holiday in the Lüneburg Heath is a holiday in the countryside - but also in range of exciting towns with many cultural and leisure activities. An excellent holiday combination is Bad Bevensen's health and wellness in the Iodine-Saline Spa with excursions in the Lüneburg Heath and to nearby cities.

Hamburg is a short 90 kilometer one-hour train-trip from Bad Bevensen. Bremen is 160 km or less than two hours travel distance. Lower Saxony's state capital Hanover is 110 km away and can be reached by train in less than 90 minutes. Southeastwards you can reach Wolfsburg (90 km) and Brunswick (100 km) easily by car.

Lüneburg Heath Nature Park

Discover the largest remaining heathland in Northern Germany.

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Heath Cloisters

In the Lüneburg Heath, there are six active Protestant cloisters.

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Museums, Leisure and theme parks

Whether Windmill Museum, Museum Village, wildlife park or theme park - you have the choice

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Lively university city with the charm of century-old houses.

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Visit Uelzen and the Hundertwasser Train Station.

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