This small town is situated between Bremen and Hamburg. Experience being close to nature. Fresh air and outdoor living at its best. Its favorable position on the meandering river Wümme makes Rotenburg the perfect spot for a multitude of activities. The rich river landscape is a habitat for many animals, and the observation towers to watch migrating birds certainly deserve a visit. Outdoor activities and fresh air are not the only things on offer. Don't miss the chance to sample the regional cuisine—the area is famous for wild herb soup and buckwheat pancakes, which are popular with both visitors and locals alike.
Location: Action-packed fun in enchanting setting
Rotenburg is located in Lower Saxony in Northern Germany. The town dates back to the 12th century, and in Medieval times, the region was part of the bishoprics of Bremen and Verden. Following both Swedish and Danish rules, the town then became part of the Kingdom of Hanover. Since 1977, it has been part of the newly merged Rotenburg and Bremervoerde. Thus, it showcases a mix of historical ruins and modern buildings exhibiting varied architecture from different eras.
Business: Optimal business location amidst a wildlife haven
The town affords a perfect location to hold conferences and seminars in the nearby media center. Both corporate and networking events are catered for, as well as alluring forest and meadows for outdoor team building activities. Excellent transport links to the nearby cities of Hamburg and Bremen make it an optimal location for business events and corporate weekends. The ideal backdrop makes it conducive to productive learning.
Culture: A mecca for culture aficionados
Step into a fascinating world at the Museum of Local History on the site of the former castle and fortress. Learn about the town's past, and stroll around the castle ruins. Follow the culture trail around the town, and learn about the interesting history of Rotenburg on a guided tour. The Heimathaus house hosts music concerts, theatrical productions, weddings, and parties.
Activities: All things nice to suit all tastes
There is something for everyone here. Practice water sports on the rivers and lakes, such as canoeing, kayaking, and boating. Vast forest and heathland provide a network of hiking and cycling trails, taking you past enchanting meadows and fields as well as historical ruins. City tours can be enjoyed both on foot and by bike.