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Hanover: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

1. Hanover: 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

During the approx. 100-minute ride you have the option of leaving the bus at one of our 7 stops, exploring the surrounding highlights on foot and simply boarding the next bus - HopOn HopOff makes it possible. Join a hop-on hop-off bus tour through the former EXPO city of Hanover with this 24-hour ticket. Learn about its history and diversity via an audio guide. Look at the most important sights including the Old Town, Adventure Zoo, Old and New Town Hall, Maschsee, and Herrenhäuser Gardens. Discover the many musical, artistic, and architectural highlights of Hanover along the way. Leave the bus at one of the 7 stops, exploring the surrounding highlights on foot and boarding the next bus anytime you want. Stops:1 Tourist InformationErnst-August-Platz/Luisenstrasse2 Adventure ZooBus parking lot3 Apostle ChurchUstra bus stop4 Herrenhausen GardensOld Herrenhausen Street/car park5 New Town HallTrammplatz/Main Entrance Town Hall6 Old Town HallKarmaschstrasse/Köbelingerstrasse7 Maschsee north shoreArthur-Menge-Ufer The stops for the bus tour are: - Tourist Information (Ernst-August-Square / Luisen street; departures at 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2_30 p.m. - additionally at 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays) - Adventure Zoo - Apostel Church - Herrenhausen Gardens - New Townhall - Old Townhall - Masch Lake north shore - Tourist Infomation (arrivals at 12:10 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 4:10 p.m., and on Saturdays at 6:10 p.m.) Please check the detailed timetable at one of the stops or the Tourist Info Point.

Hannover: Guided Bike Tour for Foodies with Tastings

2. Hannover: Guided Bike Tour for Foodies with Tastings

Discover the city from the saddle with us and enjoy real delicacies. Passing the Maschsee and the Herrenhausen Gardens, you will get to know green Hanover on this 3.5-hour tour and in between we will pamper your palate with delicious samples of food and drinks at selected cafés and restaurants. The tastings during the tour can accommodate vegetarians. Please include this. Tour highlights: New Town Hall Maschsee Ihme-Zentrum Herrenhaus Gardens Old Town

From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

3. From Hamburg: Private Guided Day Trip to Hanover

Take a city break in a vibrant city of Hannover where you will discover a mix of old-world charm and outstanding green areas and parks. You will find that apart from being an important commercial center, Hannover also has a culture rich in arts and music. Your Private Guide will take you to the Herrenhauser Gardens. This 300 years old garden ensemble consists of one of the most distinguished Baroque gardens of Europe. You will spend 2-hours exploring the beautifully maintained green gardens, fantastic fountains, sculptures as well as the building of the Herrenhausen Palace and other phenomenal structures. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this place. You will then stroll down the Herrenhauser Alley to the Hannover city center. Here, you will see some of the very few buildings that survived the WWII bombings. One of them is the Market Church, which dates back to the 14th century. It’s an old brick structure in Gothic style with a landmark bell tower. RIght next to it is the Altes Rathaus, the Old Town Hall with exceptional gothic gables and the ornamental frieze. Next, you will walk towards the grand castle-like New CIty Hall. The area surrounding the city hall is a picturesque landscape, with a lovely park and a large pond. Then you will see the elegant neo-Renaissance building of the Landesmuseum, which hosts 7 centuries of art and history, an aquarium and children’s museum. The tour will end at the Schützenplatz, which is a home to the Frühlingsfest fairground.

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