Berlin, Germany's capital, is situated about 250 miles (402 kilometers) east of Aurich, while Hamburg is 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the east.
Traveling in this popular part of Germany can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so why don't you take to the road and uncover some of the other charming cities, towns and villages dotted around Aurich. Journey 18 miles (29 kilometers) southwest from Aurich to Jever, where you can enjoy the Jever Castle and Jever Schloss Museum.
Bremerhaven is about 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Aurich. This center offers a number of interesting points of interest, like Zoo at the Sea, Wilhelm Bauer Submarine Museum and River Weser Dyke Promenade. National German Maritime Museum and Atlanticum are other good places to visit.
This region is graced with a truly fascinating religious history; learn more about is at the area's most important cathedrals. Lower Saxony - Bremen is known for its fine historic mansions; these are often evocative windows into the region's colorful past.
If you're seeking an escape from seeing the sights, why not indulge in a local watersport? Boating and kite surfing are both popular in the area. For those who feel it's important to pick up knowledge as well as souvenirs on their travels, Lower Saxony - Bremen features plenty of specialized tours, such as cycling tours, city walking tours and wildlife safaris.
When it's time to leave, say a fond Tschüss (farewell) to the new friends you've made and the places you've seen.