Berlin, the national capital, is situated 170 miles (274 kilometers) east of Holzminden, while Hamburg is 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the north.
While it can be a temptation to limit yourself to just the local sights when holidaying in Holzminden, don't forget, Lower Saxony - Bremen's treasure-trove of natural sights, cities and towns lie just beyond your doorstep. Alfeld, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the southwest, and Hardegsen, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northwest of Holzminden are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northeast of Holzminden is Hildesheim, an important regional city which is home to Hildesheim Town Hall, Roman and Pelizaeus Museum and St. Mary's Cathedral (Dom St. Maria). Church of St. Michael (Michaeliskirche), University of Hildesheim and Butchers Guild Hall are also good places to spend a little time.
Tourists to Lower Saxony - Bremen should go to the region's open-air markets, open-air exhibits and open-air museums. To understand the present, it often pays to learn a little local history. Lower Saxony - Bremen's fine old old towns are a great starting point.
Should you hear the call to adventure, follow the lead of local thrill seekers and spend the day hiking or mountain climbing. Tapping into local passion and expertise is an enjoyable and educational way for visitors to experience new places. So consider singing up for one of the wildlife safaris, segway tours and wildlife spotting tours.
At the end of your adventure in Holzminden, spend the last of your euros on last minute keepsakes and say Tschüss (farewell).