Days Out: Metropolitan Area

Moelln Tourist Information
Historical city of Moelln, home of jester "Eulenspiegel", located idyllically between two lakes. Office inside of historical town hall open 9:00-19:00, weekend 10:00-17:00 at Am Markt 12, 23879 Moelln.
The Bossard Site of Arts
The Kunststatte Bossard is an expressionist artists home uniting architecture, painting, sculpture, landscape gardening and decoration, built from 1911 to 1950, at Bossardweg 95, 21266 Jesteburg.
Schloss Wotersen
18th century baroque palace east of Hamburg, featuring exhibitions, concerts, presentations, markets and fairs, Christmas Market, restaurant and wedding facilities, at 21514 Wotersen.
Acoomodation, furnished rooms to let, holiday flat, located directly at Nature Preservative Park Lueneburger Heath, British shop, Antiques, coffee, perfect for cycling, walking, horse and carriage rides, well connected to motorway A7, Egestorf (Doehle)
Amusement park located on the Baltic sea, roller coaster, ride attractions, boat rides, English website; open April to October from 9:00 to 18:00, at Am Fahrenkrog 1, 21730 Sierksdorf.
Ratzeburg Tourist Information
Historical city located on island between two lakes, featuring famous 12th century dome, guided tours, accomodation and information at Town Hall, Unter den Linden 1, 23909 Ratzeburg.
Biosphere reserve Schaalsee, beautiful lake and nature reserve, information center "Paahlhus" at Zarrentin. The small town on the south lakeside also offers a historic convent and church (information in English). At 19246 Zarrentin am Schaalsee.
Luebeck tourist office
Service desk of the City of Luebeck, welcoming visitors and providing information about sight seeing, history, shopping, accomodation in Luebeck and the region, at Holstentorplatz 1, 23552 Luebeck. Website in English and more languages, including Chinese
Schloss Ahrensburg
Renaissance castle with museum, open in summer 11:00-17:00, Monday and Friday closed, in winter open only Wednesday and weekend. It is possible to get married in a civil ceremony on the premises. English Website. Luebecker Str. 1, 22926 Ahrensburg.
North Sea resort with various baths, beaches, holiday accomodation, sports and leisure facilities, information at Tourist office Duhnen, Cuxhavener Strasse 92, 27476 Cuxhaven.
Glueckstadt Tourist Information
"Lucky" town on Elbe riverside featuring a unique layout with historical city, tourist office at Grosse Nuebelstrasse 31, 25348 Glueckstadt.
Hochseilgarten Kiekeberg
High rope course in the Harburg mountains, tickets per 90 minutes lap, adult and childrens course, open weekend and daily during school holidays, at Am Kiekeberg 5, 21224 Rosengarten.
Freizeitbad Geesthacht
Outdoor swimming pool and leisure centre on the Elbe riverside, sports pool, slide, playground, open May to September, opens Monday 10:00, Tuesday to Friday 6:30, weekend 7:00, closes 20:00, at Elbuferstr. 1, 21502 Geesthacht.
Heide Park Soltau
Amusement park with roller coaster, gyro-drop tower, loop coaster and carousels for kids and adults, open April to October from 10:00 to 17:00, English website, at Heide Park 1, 29614 Soltau (South of Hamburg in the Metropolitan Area).
Winsen / Luhe Tourist Information
Tourist office "Winsener Elbmarsch" providing information about city and unique Elbe river landscape, accomodation and tours, at Schlossplatz 11, 21423 Winsen / Luhe.
Weltvogelpark Walsrode
Worlds birds in a 24 ha parkland and botanical gardens, over 4000 birds and 675 different species from hummingbird to condor, from all over the world, open end of March to November, at Walsrode (south of Hamburg). English website.