Visit Hannover


Hannover is characterized by its charming contrast beeing a modern metropole embedded in an idyllic town. Hannover is a region of science and knowledge with several offers for citizens and tourists from cultural events, open-air concerts, shopping, nature-experiences, art and culture. Enjoy the mediterranean flair, walk through the Herrenhausen Gardens, jog through the city forest Eilenrede or take a coffee at the Maschsee.

You can stroll through the medieval streets of Hannover city, visits theatres, numerous museums …

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By Airplane:

  • Line S5 from Hannover Airport „Hannover Flughafen“ to Hannover Mainstation „Hannover Hauptbahnhof“

By German Rail (DB – Deutsche Bahn):

  • Line U1/U2/U3/U7/U9 direction Sarstedt/Rethen/Wettbergen/Empelde from Hannover Mainstation „Hannover Hauptbahnhof“
  • Line U4/U5 from Kröpcke (5 min on foot from Hannover Trainstation) direction Garbsen/Stöcken/Herrenhausen
  • Get off at the stop „Herrenhäuser Gärten“

By Car:

  • From north-south via A7/A352/A2
  • From east-west via A2
  • Exit „Herrenhausen“ onto B6 direction Hannover centre

Germany’s national currency is the Euro (€). Most hotels, and many large shops and other businesses accept payment by credit card but some smaller businesses as well as taxis only accept cash. Keep small bills and change handy for taxi rides.

You may obtain Euro in your home country, but could also obtain the local currency from cash machines (ATMs), e.g. at Hannover airport or mainstation.

Start of October could be indian summer, enjoyable in Herrenhausen Garden. Nonetheless it could be rather cool with temperatures of 7 °C (44 °F) to 18 °C (65 °C). Please assure to bring a warm and perhaps rainproofed jacket!

  • EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Non-EU nationals: A visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in an 180‑day period for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.You will find an overview on visa requirements here:
    Table of countries whose citizens require/do not require visas to enter GermanyWe recommend, that you check visa requirments with your local German Embassy or consulate before your travel.More information