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'''Lower Saxony''' [http://www.niedersachsen-tourism.com/] (German: Niedersachsen [ˈniːdərˌzaksən]) is a federal state (Bundesland, plural Bundesländer) in northwestern Germany. It is the second largest state by area (47,618 km²) and fourth largest by population (nearly eight million) among the country's sixteen states.
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'''Lower Saxony''' [http://www.niedersachsen-tourism.com/] (German: Niedersachsen [ˈniːdərˌzaksən]) is a federal state (Bundesland, plural Bundesländer) in northwestern Germany. It is the second largest state by area (47,618 km²) and fourth largest by population (nearly eight million) among the country's sixteen states.
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
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* [[Middle Weser]]
 
* [[Middle Weser]]
 
* [[North Sea]]
 
* [[North Sea]]
* [[Oldenburger Münsterland]]
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* [[Oldenburger Münsterland]]
* [[Osnabrück (county)|Osnabrück]] - home to lake Dümmer
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* [[Osnabrück (county)|Osnabrück]] - home to lake Dümmer
 
* [[Schaumburg (county)|Schaumburg]] - home of magnificent castles
 
* [[Schaumburg (county)|Schaumburg]] - home of magnificent castles
 
* [[Weser Hills and Solling]]
 
* [[Weser Hills and Solling]]
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* [[Hanover|Hanover (''Hannover'')]] state capital
 
* [[Hanover|Hanover (''Hannover'')]] state capital
  
* [[Lüneburg]] - Picturesque historic city that is well worth the visit
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* [[Lüneburg]] - Picturesque historic city that is well worth the visit
 
* [[Brunswick (Germany)|Brunswick]]
 
* [[Brunswick (Germany)|Brunswick]]
 
* [[Cuxhaven]] is a primary destination as a seaside resort
 
* [[Cuxhaven]] is a primary destination as a seaside resort
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There are 12 nature parks in Lower Saxony:
 
There are 12 nature parks in Lower Saxony:
  
* Nature park Lüneburger Heide (conservation area)
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* Nature park Lüneburger Heide (conservation area)
* Nature park Münden
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* Nature park Münden
 
* Nature park Harz
 
* Nature park Harz
* Nature park Nördlicher Teutoburger Wald- Wiehengebierge
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* Nature park Nördlicher Teutoburger Wald- Wiehengebierge
 
* Nature park Solling Vogler
 
* Nature park Solling Vogler
* Nature park Südheide
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* Nature park Südheide
 
* Nature park Weserbergland Schaumburg-Hameln
 
* Nature park Weserbergland Schaumburg-Hameln
 
* Nature park Elbufer- Drawehn
 
* Nature park Elbufer- Drawehn
* Nature park Dümmer
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* Nature park Dümmer
 
* Nature park Elm-Lappwald
 
* Nature park Elm-Lappwald
 
* Nature park Wildeshauser Geest
 
* Nature park Wildeshauser Geest
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==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
There is a special ticket called the "''Niedersachsen Ticket''" [http://www.bahn.de/i/view/DEU/en/prices/germany/laender-ticket.shtml] which offers unlimited travel by regional trains inside Lower Saxony area, up to [[Bremen]] and [[Hamburg]] in one day. This ticket is not valid in high speed trains (D, EC, IC, ICE) so make sure you board the right trains (RE, RB, S-Bahn, Metronom) when using this ticket. It is valid from 9am to 3am the following day during weekdays and the whole day on weekends. There are two types of tickets, the group ticket (up to 5 people, €28) and the single ticket (€20). These tickets are also valid inside public transport network in some of the cities ([[Hanover]], [[Hamburg]], [[Bremen]], [[Brunswick (Germany)|Brunswick]]).
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There is a special ticket called the "''Niedersachsen Ticket''" [http://www.bahn.de/i/view/DEU/en/prices/germany/laender-ticket.shtml] which offers unlimited travel by regional trains inside Lower Saxony area, up to [[Bremen]] and [[Hamburg]] in one day. This ticket is not valid in high speed trains (D, EC, IC, ICE) so make sure you board the right trains (RE, RB, S-Bahn, Metronom) when using this ticket. It is valid from 9am to 3am the following day during weekdays and the whole day on weekends. There are two types of tickets, the group ticket (up to 5 people, €28) and the single ticket (€20). These tickets are also valid inside public transport network in some of the cities ([[Hanover]], [[Hamburg]], [[Bremen]], [[Brunswick (Germany)|Brunswick]]).
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
* <eat name="Waidmanns Ruh" alt="" address="Wensebrock 1, Brockel" directions="On road 71 between Brockel and Soltau" phone="04266 2250" email="info@waidmanns-ruh.de" fax="" url="" hours="Su: 8am-2pm" price="€12 for mains">Great local dishes with game and lamb</eat>
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* <eat name="Waidmanns Ruh" alt="" address="Wensebrock 1, Brockel" directions="On road 71 between Brockel and Soltau" phone="04266 2250" email="info@waidmanns-ruh.de" fax="" url="" hours="Su: 8am-2pm" price="€12 for mains">Great local dishes with game and lamb</eat>
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
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[[fi:Ala-Saksi]]
 
[[fi:Ala-Saksi]]
 
[[it:Bassa Sassonia]]
 
[[it:Bassa Sassonia]]
[[ja:ニーダーザクセン州]]
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[[ja:ニーダーザクセン州]]
 
[[nl:Nedersaksen]]
 
[[nl:Nedersaksen]]
[[pt:Baixa Saxônia]]
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[[pt:Baixa Saxônia]]
[[ru:Нижняя Саксония]]
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[[ru:Нижняя Саксония]]
 
[[sv:Niedersachsen]]
 
[[sv:Niedersachsen]]
 
[[wts:Category:Niedersachsen]]
 
[[wts:Category:Niedersachsen]]

Revision as of 00:19, 8 June 2010

Lower Saxony [1] (German: Niedersachsen [ˈniːdərˌzaksən]) is a federal state (Bundesland, plural Bundesländer) in northwestern Germany. It is the second largest state by area (47,618 km²) and fourth largest by population (nearly eight million) among the country's sixteen states.

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Regions

Cities

Other destinations

  • Nienburg A nice town in the middle of Lower Saxony, very nice Christmas market in one weekend in December.
  • Nordenham A town located on the Weser River

Nature Parks

There are 12 nature parks in Lower Saxony:

  • Nature park Lüneburger Heide (conservation area)
  • Nature park Münden
  • Nature park Harz
  • Nature park Nördlicher Teutoburger Wald- Wiehengebierge
  • Nature park Solling Vogler
  • Nature park Südheide
  • Nature park Weserbergland Schaumburg-Hameln
  • Nature park Elbufer- Drawehn
  • Nature park Dümmer
  • Nature park Elm-Lappwald
  • Nature park Wildeshauser Geest
  • Nature park Steinhuder Meer

Understand

Talk

Get in

Get around

There is a special ticket called the "Niedersachsen Ticket" [2] which offers unlimited travel by regional trains inside Lower Saxony area, up to Bremen and Hamburg in one day. This ticket is not valid in high speed trains (D, EC, IC, ICE) so make sure you board the right trains (RE, RB, S-Bahn, Metronom) when using this ticket. It is valid from 9am to 3am the following day during weekdays and the whole day on weekends. There are two types of tickets, the group ticket (up to 5 people, €28) and the single ticket (€20). These tickets are also valid inside public transport network in some of the cities (Hanover, Hamburg, Bremen, Brunswick).

See

Do

Eat

  • Waidmanns Ruh, Wensebrock 1, Brockel (On road 71 between Brockel and Soltau), 04266 2250 (). Su: 8am-2pm. Great local dishes with game and lamb €12 for mains.

Drink

Stay safe

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