Celle City Breaks
Located just north of Hannover, the town of Celle mixes quaint history with stunning natural areas. Situated along the German Timber-Frame Road, it’s no surprise to see so many examples of this style of building. The town is also the gateway to the expansive Lüneburg Heath, a nature reserve featuring many different habitats for birds such as woodpeckers and grouse.
A highlight of any trip to Celle is a visit to the white and pink Ducal Palace. Set in a small gardens, the Palace is the town's centrepiece and serves as an interested contrast to the ultramodern Kunstmuseum. The musueum is illuminated every night to create ‘24-hour’ museum, and town focal point.
Did you know?
Celle has played host to the annual In-Line Skating and Handbike Marathon from Hanover to Celle since 2001. One of the biggest races of it's kind in Germnay, the European Masters speed skating championship also took place in Celle as part of the event in 2007.
- Flight time from London: 1 hour 15 min
- Hannover Airport: 37km from the city centre; transfer time about 40 min
- Nearest railway station: Celle Hauptbahnhof
- Currency: Euro
Built as a residence for the House of Brunswick- Lüneburg, this palace displays Baroque and Renaissance features and includes the oldest Baroque theatre in Europe.
This monastery has housed a convent since the 13th century and is adorned with treasures such as intricate tapestries and historic murals.
The unique setting of this restaurant creates an intimate and cosy atmosphere for you to enjoy the select menu of classic German dishes, and local delacacies.
Restaurant Bier Akademie
Situated just north of Schlossplatz, this family run restaurant serves up an fantastic ranfe of beef, poultry and lamb as well as its specialty - local roulade.
A visit to this restaurant promises Czech quisine wih a unique German twist. Situated in a historic haus, and with an amazing balcony area for dining, you are sure to find an atmosphere as unique as the menu.