Berlin, the country's capital, is located 180 miles (290 kilometers) east of Luhden, while Hamburg lies 100 miles (161 kilometers) to the north.
When it comes to getting the best bang for your buck from your holidays, it's good to keep in mind that Luhden is merely just the start; Lower Saxony - Bremen is home to a treasure-trove of wonderful places to visit. Bad Salzuflen, lies roughly 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the northeast. Head there to experience the Hortus Vitalis and Messezentrum Bad Salzuflen.
Get some transportation head to Hannover, a major city for the region, situated 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Luhden. The city offers a number of visitor attractions, including Marienburg Castle, Sprengel Museum and City Cemetery Stoecken. Schuetzenplatz, KUBUS Municipal Gallery and Hannover Zoo are also good to visit.
If you ask a local what to see around Luhden, they'll often point to the region's much-loved open-air markets, open-air museums and open-air exhibits. Learn something new by spending a few hours at Lower Saxony - Bremen's great history museums, art museums and art galleries.
For those who like to pick up knowledge as well as happy snaps while on vacation, this region has plenty of specialized activities, including city walking tours, wildlife safaris and segway tours. If the ideal vacation for you and your family includes the outdoors and rugging up against the cold weather, this region will be a great fit. Snow shoeing is popular here. Skiing is also widely enjoyed by locals and tourists.
When you have to pack your bag and say "Tschüss" to Luhden, you'll have many photos, mementos and memories to last a lifetime.