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Eilenriede, Hannover

Categories: Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.9/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web
Known amongst Hamburg residents as the green lung of the city, Eilenriede is one of the largest urban parks in all of Europe. Wander the park's 130 km (80.7 mi) of trails and roads, suitable for hiking, driving, and even cycling. More than 640 hectares (1,581.4 acres) of protected land--at least twice the size of New York's Central Park--are dotted with thousands of trees, large expanses of marshland, gently flowing creeks, and a variety of memorials. The park offers more active fun, too, with horseback riding, playgrounds, mini golf, and the city's zoo. Grab a bite to eat at one of the restaurants sprinkled throughout the area; they serve a selection of cafe specialties with both indoor and outdoor seating. Use our Hannover holiday planner to visit Eilenriede on your trip to Hannover, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • a very nice well maintained, but also of course held forest where formerly the wood for Hannover "cutting down". Guided tours are offered – very interesting and recommended!
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  • The Hanoverian 'Eilenriede' is the largest contiguous forest in Europe. With attached foot and cycle paths it is mostly natural and ideal for long excursions, best air is guaranteed. On Sundays and public holidays driving ban for vehicle is partially there are kiosks with refreshments and toilets some playgrounds. Numerous signs, serve partially with distance information for a good orientation.
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  • The Eilenriede is one of Europe's largest city parks. It pervades large parts of Hanover, has partially raw areas where the forest is left to itself. More recently, even foxes reappear. This is not a hotel!
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