Few regions can boast as many diverse and appealing leisure opportunities as Hannover. Whether you’re strolling through the Royal Herrenhaeuser Gardens or soaking up the Mediterranean flair around the Maschsee Lake in the heart of the city. Highlights of the region include Lake Steinhude, the Deister forest and the Marienburg Castle. With its generous pedestrian zone, the Ernst-August-Galerie shopping centre and the sophisticated boutique-lined streets, the city of Hannover is a lively shopping haven. In the old town, let the medieval alleyways entrance you, before opting for a relaxing drink on the banks of the River Leine or in one of the many cafes. Alongside a host of fascinating museums and monuments, Hannover’s firstrate theatre productions, concerts and art exhibitions draw in the culture lovers from all over the world.