Less than twenty minutes from the capital city of Hanover, Langenhagen is an oasis of art and culture for any visitor during a German getaway.
Savor the best of northern Germany in Langenhagen! This small city of 55,000 is located in Lower Saxony and borders the capital city of Hanover. It is an ideal place to stay; in less than twenty minutes, you can enjoy either a bustling metropolis or lush parkland.
Langenhagen is peppered with buildings that augment its prolific history. From the historic Water Tower to the medieval churches, this is a city where you’ll always want to have your camera handy. Be sure to stroll through its many parks, each of which offers a distinctive ambiance. Silbersee (Sliver Lake) and the surrounding parkland offer virtually every pastime imaginable, be it swimming, golfing or boating. There is even a beer garden to enjoy! The Waldsee is another popular public lakeside area; Brinker Park provides variety with a diverse offering of tree species.
Langenhagen is known for being an artistic city and many of the exhibits are conveniently located within its numerous parks. Visitors should explore the rotating collection in the City Hall and in Kunstverein Langenhagen, which holds contemporary pieces. Kapelle Eichenpark is another destination of interest. The historic chapel, which is tucked into the parkland, holds a rotating gallery that will enchant visitors.
The city is also renowned for its active theater scene. Every autumn, Mimuse, the biggest cabaret and comedy festival in northern Germany, draws visitors from all over the continent. Theater für Niedersachsen (TfN) hosts a variety of concerts throughout the year as well. With new performances debuting constantly, your evenings will never be empty. Blasorchester Langenhagen is a popular concert hall that will delight any classical music aficionado.
Your trip would be incomplete without an afternoon spent at Neue Bult. The Hanoverian racing track is an elegant and exciting experience that will appeal to visitors of all ages.
Hannover Airport is conveniently located in Langenhagen, making it easy to get to the town. The A2 and A352 motorways also run through the city, in addition to the S-Bahn Rail Line. These connect directly to Hanover, linking you effortlessly from the large city to the historic oasis of Langenhage