Berlin, the national capital, is situated 240 miles (386 kilometers) east of Apen, while Hamburg is 95 miles (153 kilometers) to the east.
See firsthand why Lower Saxony - Bremen is so frequented by visitors, by exploring the treasure-trove of natural and cultural attractions around Apen. Papenburg, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, and Weener, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east of Apen are also worth checking out.
About 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast of Apen is Bremerhaven, a regional center which is home to Zoo at the Sea, National German Maritime Museum and River Weser Dyke Promenade. Atlanticum and Wilhelm Bauer Submarine Museum are also good to visit.
An excellent way to truly understand a spot is by exploring its past. Don't miss the historic mansions while you are in the area. The most rewarding places for travelers to visit when they first arrive in a place they have never been are the spots that best illustrate the local culture. Make a trip to Lower Saxony - Bremen's art galleries, history museums and art museums.
Discover the region's trademark waterways. Wind surfing and kite surfing are some of the most popular ways to exercise here. Travelers who like to combine learning with leisure will enjoy Apen's segway tours, cycling tours and wildlife safaris.
At the end of your holiday in Apen, say farewell the way locals do, with a hearty "Tschüss."