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    A Day Road Trip to Celle: Old Lower Saxony in All Its Beauty and Glory

    A Day Road Trip to Celle: Old Lower Saxony in All Its Beauty and Glory
    Starts from

    Bremen

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    8

    Duration

    11 hours

    Length

    83 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Bremen

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    11 hours

    Length

    83 mi

    Natural AttractionsHistory and Culture
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    Victoria Loskutova

    Victoria Loskutova

    Travel Expert

    Highlights

    • Visit the most notable castle of the Guelphs dynasty.
    • See 100 animals trained to be movie stars.
    • Enjoy some delicious local food.
    • Admire the beauty of a 700-year old church.
    • Have a stroll in a beautiful garden.
    Celle is a cute little town in Lower Saxony, and it's great for a day trip!
    This historic town was built a thousand years ago on the picturesque Aller River.
    You will have a pleasant day roaming around the awesome historical and natural sites, passing by castles, museums, and parks.
    While travelling to Celle, get ready for a movie-like experience! Explore a park that serves as an animal-filled studio for making Hollywood dreams come true.
    The charming Old Town will conquer you with some chilling, relaxing vibes, and make Celle one of your favorite cities in Germany.
    Enjoy your day in the Lower Saxony, and have a great trip!

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    Celle is a cute little town in Lower Saxony, and it's great for a day trip!
    This historic town was built a thousand years ago on the picturesque Aller River.
    You will have a pleasant day roaming around the awesome historical and natural sites, passing by castles, museums, and parks.
    While travelling to Celle, get ready for a movie-like experience! Explore a park that serves as an animal-filled studio for making Hollywood dreams come true.
    The charming Old Town will conquer you with some chilling, relaxing vibes, and make Celle one of your favorite cities in Germany.
    Enjoy your day in the Lower Saxony, and have a great trip!
    Victoria Loskutova

    Victoria Loskutova

    Travel Expert

    • Visit the most notable castle of the Guelphs dynasty.
    • See 100 animals trained to be movie stars.
    • Enjoy some delicious local food.
    • Admire the beauty of a 700-year old church.
    • Have a stroll in a beautiful garden.

    Day Itinerary

    8 Activities
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    Day 1

    83 mi1 mi

    Historical and Natural Sites Around Picturesque and Cute Celle

    Welcome to the little German town of Celle (hence the name?). Today you will see wonderful museums, a 700-year-old church, and 100 wild animals trained to be the film stars.
    You will stroll around the Old Town and try local food in cute cake-like buildings. There is more to all of this - great relaxing vibes! Enjoy!
    Das Kleine Café
    09:3045 min

    Das Kleine Café

    Café
    Open Details
    On your way to Celle, drop by this lovely café with a nice terrace, and cute interior for a cup of coffee and a piece of delicious cake.
    The bakery serves homemade pastries - a must-try is the traditional German Frankfurter Kranz cake (believed to commemorate the coronation city of the Holy Roman Emperors, Frankfurt).
    71.2 mi1 hr 50 min
    Filmtier Park
    12:152 hrs

    Filmtier Park

    Zoo
    Open Details
    A huge park with dozens of animals trained to be the film stars! It's not only cool for kids, but for adults too.
    Cuddle with adorable tiger cubs, see animal performances, and enjoy their demonstrations! You can also get close to some of the wildest animals.
    This zoo also offers an unforgettable experience – the chance to meet some of your favourite film stars! You'll be delighted by all the furry friends you can observe, like a beloved bear film star or famous tigers and lions from commercials. So come on over for an unparalleled adventure with these adorable animal celebs!
    After a little adventure among the wild creatures, have a ride to Celle.
    11.9 mi30 min
    14:455 min

    Car Park Nordwall

    Parking
    Open Details
    Use this car park to go exploring Celle. Take a stroll through beautiful gardens, marvel at the majestic castle and indulge in tasty eats from one of the cosy cafés – an unforgettable adventure awaits.
    0.5 mi10 min
    Celle Castle
    15:001 hr 30 min

    Celle Castle

    Castle
    Open Details
    This is one of the most notable among the castles of the Guelphs, a dynasty that survives even today! With Baroque-style rooms and Renaissance architecture, it's the residence of the oldest Baroque theater in Europe and a stunning Renaissance chapel.
    0.2 mi5 min
    St Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church
    16:4010 min

    St Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church

    Church
    Open Details
    It's a 700-year-old Protestant Lutheran town church that definitely is worth visiting! The interior of the church is stunning! It has art ranging from the late Renaissance to the Baroque period, Gothic pillars, a beautiful pulpit designed by Danish artists, and intricately designed organs.
    0.2 mi5 min
    Hoppener House
    17:0015 min

    Hoppener House

    Landmark
    Open Details
    Hoppener Haus stands out because of its unique architecture. It's about six storeys stacked on top of each other. This is the most striking of all the half-timbered houses of Celle. It also has angles, pillars, and massive carvings, creatures of angels, gods, and animals on the exterior which are stunning!
    0.2 mi5 min
    Apache
    17:301 hr 30 min

    Apache

    Steakhouse
    Open Details
    A great steak after the trip and some walking is mandatory! Visit this steakhouse to have some perfectly cooked meat, and enjoy your meal!
    The chefs sizzle up delicious steaks on the lava grill, infusing them with a smoky flavour. With daily changing menus full of variety, you can also indulge in homemade dips and side dishes crafted from local veggies and potatoes - guaranteed to tantalize your taste buds!
    0.6 mi10 min
    French Garden
    19:1545 min

    French Garden

    Garden
    Open Details
    A beautiful garden with nice alleys, and some cute architectural adds-on. Have a stroll around it after a great meal. Enjoy some fresh air during the golden hour!
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