Varel is located 75 miles (121 kilometers) west of Hamburg and about 230 miles (370 kilometers) west of the national capital, Berlin.
Traveling through this popular part of Germany can be not only relaxing, but an adventure too; so why not jump in the car and check out a few of the other interesting cities, towns and villages dotted around Varel. If you are looking for more ways to enjoy the region, check out the Jever Castle and Jever Schloss Museum in the vicinity of Jever, which is 16 miles (26 kilometers) to the southeast of Varel.
About 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of Varel is Bremerhaven, a regional center which is home to Wilhelm Bauer Submarine Museum, River Weser Dyke Promenade and Zoo at the Sea. Atlanticum and National German Maritime Museum are also good spots for checking out while you are in Bremerhaven.
When the sun is shining, why not investigate Lower Saxony - Bremen's gardens, open-air museums and open-air markets?. If the weather makes you want to stay indoors, visit Lower Saxony - Bremen's art museums, history museums and art galleries.
If you're not one to take vacations just to put your feet up, the area around Varel offers plenty of high-energy activities such as quad biking and horse riding. The Lower Saxony - Bremen area offers a wide range of relaxing pursuits, such as cycling and camping.
When you are ready to head off and say "Tschüss" to Varel, you'll have many memories you'll cherish forever.