* [[Osnabrück (county)|Osnabrück]] - home to lake Dümmer
* [[Schaumburg (county)|Schaumburg]] - home of magnificent castles
* [[Weser Hills and Solling]]
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Lower Saxony (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.
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
There is a special ticket called the "Niedersachsen Ticket"  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).
Waidmanns Ruh, Wensebrock 1, Brockel (On road 71 between Brockel and Soltau), ☎ 04266 2250 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Su: 8am-2pm. Great local dishes with game and lamb€12 for mains.