The town is proud of its rich heritage and fascinating history, welcoming visitors from far and wide who come to revel in the magnificent scenery and leisure pursuits on offer. The area is steeped in history. Visit nearby Oldenburg to learn about the House of Oldenburg monarchy. Archeological finds have been made in the region, which date back to the 8th century. Or partake in outdoor leisure pursuits in lush green forest scenery with an abundance of unique wildlife to discover enroute. Whatever your heart beats for, Garrel might be small but has something to offer for every taste and interest.
Location: The perfect spot to get away from it all. Revel in nature.
Garrel is a small town located in Lower Saxony in northern Germany. It sits 15 km north of Cloppenburg, and 25 km south-west of Oldenburg. The town lies in a prosperous region. Food and beverage manufacturing companies and steel and engineering companies can be found in the locale. The surrounding countryside thus proves popular with locals and visitors alike.
Culture: A mix of eclectic museums and gastronomy await
Visit the Museum Village in nearby Cloppenburg. It is one of the oldest and largest open-air museums in Europe. It comprises more than 53 old buildings, which showcase the town and surrounding area as it used to be. There are numerous exhibitions to visit or perhaps take a guided tour.
Activities: A feast of discovery for nature lovers
The Thulsfelder Dam is a National Reserve, providing miles of scenic walking and cycling paths. The trails, which are also popular with horseback riders, run through beautiful scenery that is abundant with wildlife. Pass rare plant and animal species. The Wildenhauser Geest National Park, the largest nature reserve in Lower Saxony, boasts a diverse habitat. Marshes and rivers give way to forest and rugged terrain. As well as walking and cycling through this wilderness, why not try a spot of fishing in the lakes and rivers or some horseback riding or even golf.