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It’s always the right season for Hannover:  the capital of Lower Saxony offers you fascinating highlights at any time of the year. Experience horticultural art in perfection at Herrenhausen Gardens, a place which in the summer becomes a dream-like background for fireworks displays, theatre & cabaret performances and concerts.

When visiting Hannover, you are following in the footsteps of the Guelphs. The zoo with its species-specific habitats is Europe’s No.1 animal park. The Maschsee, a lake set in the city centre, offers relaxation and a wide range of leisure activities. Culture at the various museums, theatres and the opera also covers a broad spectrum. Events such as the International Fireworks Competition, the Herrenhausen Art Festival, the Maschsee Lake Festival or the world’s largest “Schützenfest” fun fair draw visitors en masse to Hannover every year.

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Weihnachtsmarkt in Hannover

Wishes will be fullfilled – Christmas Market in Hannover

Christmas Market in Hannover 2018:  28  November to 22 Dezember

Allow yourself to be enchanted by the romantic background of the old city centre that frames the Christmas market. More than 190 stalls, nestling around the beautifully illuminated historic  buildings, offer Christmas tree decorations, arts-and-crafts products and special Christmas-season Food. In the historic Christmas village, crafts speople give demonstrations of their skills. In the middle of the “Wishing Well Forest”, – find a gold ring at the Oskar-Winter fountain. Wishes are said to come true if the ring is turned…


Glockenfontäne in den Herrenhäuser Gärten Hannover

Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen Hannover

Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen Hannover a jewel of the baroque era

Hannover Shopping und Nightlife Beachbar

Hannover – Shopping and nighlife experience

Shopping and Nightlife in Hannover  – In one of Germany’s largest pedestrian zones there is something for everyone whatever their taste – and size of their purse! In Hannover’s City centre you can find not only the big department stores with a wide range of merchandise, exclusive shopping streets and arcades but also the shops and boutiques of the old town with a more tranquil atmosphere. The Suburbs are vibrant and charming. Linden is the hip district where the in-crowd meets and there is vibrant, energetic life going on wherever you turn. The streets are teening with students, academics and eccentrics and you can find Cafés, kiosks and restaurants on every Corner. Going out in Hannover is also an experience. Cosy bars and restaurants, idyllic beer gardens, scene clubs, discos, variety entertainment, jazz, theatre, cabaret, opera …: You can look forward to all the variety such a big city has to offer.


Hannover Messe
1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

Leading International Trade Fairs in Hannover

CeBIT                                       11.06.-15.06. 2018
IAA Commercial Vehicles    20.09.-27.09.2018
EuroBlech                                23.10.-26.10.2018
EuroTier                                   13.11.-16.11.2018
Domotex                                   11.01.-14.01.2019
Tire Rechnology Expo           05.03.-07.03.2019
Routes Europe                        08.04.-10.04.2019
Ligna                                         27.05.-31.05.2019
CeBIT                                        24.06.-28.06.2019


Further information about all Trade Fairs in Hannover

10 June 2018 to 7 October 2018

Glowing Garden – Festive Illumination of the Royal Gardens in Hannover

During the summer season the Great Garden in Herrenhausen is festively illuminated. From May to October after sunset the fountains, springs, hedges and statues  shine resplendent in solemn lighting. Baroque music adds on to the special atmosphere.

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1 August 2018 to 19 August 2018

Lake Maschsee Festival Hannover

Concerts, Cabaret performances as well as culinary specialities and a whole lot more can be found all around the lake in the inner city of Hannover during this event. Every year around two Million visitors meet up at a mega-Party characterised by mediterranean flair.

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9 special tips:

  • Royal Gardens of Herrenhausen with Herrenhausen Palace an grotto by Niki de Saint Phalle
  • Hannover Adventure Zoo – an animal population of more than 2,000 in exciting experience worlds
  • Hop-on-hop-off round tour of the city on a double-decker panorama bus
  • “The red thread” – your personal guide for sightseeing in Hannover
  • Hannover Card – network ticket for local buses and trains including many discount offers
  • Models of city and a ride up to the dome of New town hall
  • Maschsee – a boat tour around the lake
  • Hannover’s museum landscape
  • Premium-class variety entertainment at the GOP Varieté Hannover


Hannover Marketing & Tourismus GmbH
Ernst-August-Platz 8
D-30159 Hannover
Tel.: +49 (0)5 11/1 23 45-111
Fax: +49 (0)5 11/1 23 45-112