Lüneburg is on the main Hamburg-Hanover railway worked by both Deutsche Bahn and metronom. The journey to Hamburg Central only takes 35 minutes. Intercities and the occasional ICE stop here.
The town is only 40 minutes drive from Hamburg. To approach from the south and west, head for Hanover and take the A7 motorway to Hamburg. Come off at the Garlstorf exit and pick up the L 216 which reaches Lüneburg after 26 km.
The nearest international airport is Hamburg which is about 50 minutes' drive or 45 minutes train ride away. Other international airports include Hanover (1 hour 20 minutes) and Bremen (1 hour 25 minutes)
End of Nov. till Christmas
Get in the Christmas and Holiday spirit by enjoying the special Christmas atmosphere in the picturesque streets of the old town and the lovingly decorated shopping streets of the city center.
Come visit the beautiful, traditional town of Lüneburg. Luneburg is a 1,050 year old salt and hanseatic town with grand and picturesque houses. The town is very lively especially come holiday season where the town comes to life with the people. Walls become decorated with holiday flare and beautiful lights are hung all around. The Christmas markets are set at the most dominant buildings of the town, churches, town hall and the water tower.
Several stalls offering traditional gifts such as a Lüneburger saltstone lamps. And the children won’t want to miss Nicholas when he comes to visit daily at 16.00. Surrounding the Chirstmas market you have an array of shopping and dinig establishments that will guarantee you a rewarding visit to the Christmas town of Luneburg.
Escape Address: Marktplatz, 21335 Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Behind the picturesque brick facades there is a modern shopping world with over 400 stores, which is worth exploring, especially during the Christmas season.
The town becomes alive during Christmas time with the walls decorated for the holidays and the lights making everything shine. The Christmas market offers a variety of traditional gift, food, and toys.