Berlin, which is the national capital, is situated 100 miles (161 kilometers) east of Helmstedt, while Hamburg is 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the northwest.
Holidaying in this popular part of Germany is all about discovery, so why not take a road trip and explore a few of the other fascinating villages, towns and cities in the vicinity of Helmstedt. Journey 16 miles (26 kilometers) southeast to Wolfsburg, where you can check out the Phaeno Science Center and Designer Outlets Wolfsburg.
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the west of Helmstedt is Braunschweig, a regional center and the home of Happy Rizzi House, Coal Market (Kohlmarkt) and Castle Square (Burgplatz). Brunswick Cathedral, Herzog Anton Ulrich Museum and Dankwarderode Castle are other good spots to visit.
To really understand the present, it often pays to learn a little local history. Lower Saxony - Bremen's fascinating historic mansions are a great starting point. Follow the threads of the region's rich cultural makeup at Lower Saxony - Bremen's excellent art museums, art galleries and history museums.
When the months get cooler, head to Lower Saxony - Bremen. Grab your woollen hat and scarf and try the wintersports on offer here. Try snow shoeing or snowboarding. If you like the company of like-minded travelers, this region has a range of specialized tours such as segway tours, wildlife safaris and cycling tours.
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you have to say "Tschüss", you'll still have wonderful photos and memories to keep forever.