Herrenhäuser Gärten. Photo by WC.
Herrenhäuser Gärten. Photo by WC.



  • Dormero. 4* superior hotel close to the lake Maschsee. You can book it here.


  • Holländische Kakao-Stube. Cafe with tradition going back to the 19th century, try some Baumkuchen (tree ring cake).
  • Do some snacking and shopping in Hanover's so-called stomache, the Markthalle.
  • Rossini. Italian restaurant with cave interiors and delicious pasta.

Do & See:

  • Maschsee. Artificial lake from the 1930s. Every summer there is a fiesta called "Maschseefest" around the lake with events, food and drinks.
  • The Herrenhausen Gardens are one of the most important baroque gardens in Europe and set you back to the 17th century. 
  • Wilhelm Busch Museum. A charming museum of caricature with a unique collection of Wilhelm Busch (creator of "Max and Moritz – A Story of Seven Boyish Pranks").
  • Sprengel Museum. Museum of the 20th and 21st century art, right at the lake Maschsee.