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Knesebeck [1] is a town in Lower Saxony. Please also visit and the Knesebeck Webpage [2] for further, up-to-date information.


Get in[edit]

Take a flight to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover or Berlin. Then take a high-speed train to Wolfsburg. From there, you may take a cab to Knesebeck. Alternatively, take the regional train to Knesebeck (via Braunschweig, Gifhorn), which might be a little bit slower. All railway connections can be found at [3].



  • Haus der Landschaft, Burgstraße 5, 05834- 5106. museum with exhibitions on the Knesebeck landscape and nature  edit
  • The Butting, +49 5834 50 0, [4]. Tours of the factory site  edit




There are good opportunities in Knesebeck for hiking, jogging, hunting and horse-riding. Sport facilities are provided by the Knesebeck associations:

  • Knesebeck Sports Association: VFL Knesebeck [5]
  • VfL Knesebeck Tennis Club, Taubenweg 6, 29379 Wittingen, Tel: 05834/ 6303
  • Tennishalle Wittingen, Spörkenstr.50, 29378 Wittingen, Tel: 05831/ 1204
  • Canoeing: Ise-Tour [6]
  • Rowing: Ruderverein Am Gymnasium Hankensbüttel. Club house: in the village of Darrigsdorf on the Elbe-Seiten Canal, Tel: 05832/ 1582
  • Indoor pool and sauna, Kirchstr.8, 29379 Knesebeck, Tel.: 05834/9898105
  • Public outdoor pool and beach, mini golf: Strandbad Knesebeck, An der Badeanstalt, 29379 Wittingen
  • Riding: Pony- Jungend- Reit und Fahrverein Knesebeck [7]
  • Gyms: Sportpoint Wittingen [8], Smile-Fitness [9]
  • The Wittingen Marina (Elbe-Seiten Canal, connections to Mittelland Canal) Wittingen Sporthafen [10]



  • Restaurant Mykonos, Gifhorner Straße 1, +49 5834 6686
  • Gasthaus Schützenhof, Lindenstr. 20, +49 5834 530151
  • Hotel Knesebecker Hof [11]
  • Brunch, traditional food, hospitality: Lübener Tenne [12]


  • Hotel Wittinger Tor, Wittingen [13]
  • Brackstedter Mühle [14]
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Wolfsburg [15]


  • Cafe Knesebecker Strandperle [16]
  • Tito's Bar, Wittingen [17]



  • For pensions and small rooms, try [18]


  • Hotel Knesebecker Hof [19]
  • Rentelmannsche Mühle, Emmen [20]
  • Hotel Morada, Gifhorn [21]


  • Hotel Wittinger Tor, Wittingen [22]

Tourist Information[edit]

Tourist Information Süheide Gifhorn

Hankensbüttel Office Südheide Gifhorn GmbH Bahnhofstraße 29 a 29386 Hankensbüttel Tel.: 05832-7066 Fax 05832-7068

Opening hours: Mo-Fr 08:30 - 17:00 from 01.04. till 30.09. also Sa 09:30 - 13:00 Uhr

Get out[edit]

Attractions in the region are the Lüneburger Heide , the famous Otterzentrum [23] in Hankensbüttel , the Phaeno and Autostadt in Wolfsburg, the historic old towns of Celle and Lüneburg as well as the Museumsdorf Hösseringen [24].

Stay safe[edit]

Don't ever mention Wittingen, the "city" which incorporated the territories of the former "Samtgemeinde Knesebeck" in 1974. The only reason for Wittingen's existence, you may say, is its purpose of serving as the region's most important beer supplier.

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