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Vibrant city meets laid-back country living.

Excitingly relaxed: Our nature

This green city is top ranked for its exciting leisure and local recreation amenities. We recognise the growing importance of a self-aware approach to life and sustainability. Beautiful local recreation areas in the centre of the city, such as Lake Maschsee or Eilenriede, Europe’s largest forest park, make us one of Germany’s greenest urban regions and offer fantastic cultural landscapes. The Deister in the south, Steinhuder Meer in the west and the heath in the north offer an abundance of opportunities for hiking, cycling, riding and water sports.
Hannover Adventure Zoo is particularly popular with families. You can discover 2,000 animals in seven themed areas and go ‘around the world in a day’. And best of all: 90 percent of all residents enjoy living in Hannover (‘very happy’ and ‘happy’).

Last updated: 11 Jun 2021