Essel is located some 160 miles (257 kilometers) from Berlin, the country's capital, and about 60 miles (97 kilometers) from Hamburg.
It's little wonder Essel is so popular with travelers from all over the world; the surrounding region features numerous great attractions. If you have time, head 17 miles (27 kilometers) to get to Langenhagen. Here you can enjoy the Langenhagen City Shopping Centre and Silbersee.
Organize some transport and spend half a day in Celle, a transport and retail hub for the area, situated 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Essel. The place has a range of tourist attractions, such as German Museum of Embroidery Pattern, Stadtkirche St. Marien and Institute for Apiculture Celle. French Garden, Celle Synagogue and Congress Union Celle are other places to see for those who have time to spare.
Houses of faith are the best places to experience a community's spiritual heart. The cathedrals around Essel are certainly no exception. Spend the time to delve deeper into Lower Saxony - Bremen by discovering its earlier chapters. A good way to start is with a visit to the area's historically significant historic mansions.
If your picture of an excellent holiday is working up a sweat in the great outdoors, then why not join one of the mountain biking or horse riding trips this region has to offer. For those who love the water, plan to enjoy some watersports. Swimming is popular with locals and tourists and another popular watersport on offer is kite surfing.
As your trip concludes, you'll be sure to bid the region a teary "Tschüss"