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Travel tips for your stay at Hotel zur Eiche Buchholz

Buchholz in the Nordheide

Spend your time in neighbouring Buchholz in the Nordheide and discover small shops and cafés or attend one of the many events at the Buchholz gallery. Numerous traders provide a wide range of groceries, flowers, accessories and culinary delights every Wednesday and Saturday at the weekly market. It’s worth a visit.

Eiche Leaf
Lüneburg Heath Dog

Lüneburg Heath Nature Park


The Heidschnuckenweg, one of Germany’s most beautiful hiking trails through the Lüneburg Heath, provides a unique natural experience which you won’t find anywhere else in Germany. The Heidschnuckenweg combines the most beautiful landscapes of the northern and southern heathland. The second leg between Buchholz and Handeloh, which starts near our Flair Hotel zur Eiche, has already been awarded the title of Germany’s most beautiful hiking trail. The Heidschnuckenweg combines the most beautiful parts of the heath and our idyllic villages here in the region. We would be pleased to divulge some insider tips about where to go our beautiful region.

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Lüneburg Heath
Speicherstadt Hamburg
Hanseatic City of Hamburg

Excursions to Hamburg and Bremen

Hamburg & Bremen

Do you need a short break from the nature? In the nearby Hanseatic cities of Hamburg and Bremen, you can wander around to your heart’s content and explore all of the sights of the two cities. Enjoy the view of the harbour from the Elbphilharmonie plaza, or would you rather savour an ice cream beneath the Roland in front of the historic town hall in Bremen, or wander through the famous Schoor quarter? There are countless ways of exploring the cities.

Altes Land Timbered House

Wide range of natural and cultural treasures in our region

Das Alte Land (The old country)

With over 18 million fruit trees, the Alte Land is the largest fruit growing region in Europe. It attracts people with its pink and white blossoms in the spring, between the end of April and mid-May, and its fresh fruit from summer to late autumn. Visitors are given an insight into the history of fruit growing along the 1.5km long Obstlehrpfad (fruit educational trail). Furthermore, around 40 farm shops offer freshly-picked fruit varieties as well as other regional Alte Land produce.

Altes Land Apple Harvest
Apple Blossoms

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