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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

Hannover Messe                    23.04.-27.04.2018
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


Further information about all Trade Fairs in Hannover

Internationaler Feuerwerkswettbewerb in den Herrenhäuser Gärten Hannover
26 May 2018 to 15 September 2018

International Fireworks Competition Herrenhausen 2018

Während des Internationalen Feuerwerkswettbewerbs in den Herrenhäuser Gärten in Hannover verzaubern die weltbesten Pyrotechniker den Abendhimmel über der wunderschönen barocken Kulisse der Gärten. Ein buntes Rahmenprogramm aus Live Musik, Kleinkunst und Theaterdarbietungen für die ganze Familie rundet einen perfekten Sommerabend ab.

Hannover Schützenfest
29 June 2018 to 8 July 2018

Schützenfest (marksmen’s fun fair) Hannover

The world biggest marksmen’s fun fair. One highlight is the big parade on 1 July involving some 12,000 participants, incl. brightly coloured floats, bands and horses in harness.

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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