Hanover is anything but boring!

Anyone who tells you that Hanover and the surrounding area are boring has  probably never been to our beautiful homeland. Because the Median Hotel Hannover Messe and its surroundings have so much to offer. More than 60 museums, countless concerts, trade fair events, and sports and cultural events provide you with entertainment throughout the year. In addition, a culinary scene that is second to none and a multifaceted nightlife await you. In Lower Saxony’s capital, there is something for everyone! Nature lovers and sports enthusiasts love the Maschsee lake and the Steinhude lake as well as the Herrenhausen Gardens. Those seeking peace and quiet will find the perfect balance at the Median Hotels. There is only one question left: When are you going to visit Hanover?

Herrenhausen Gardens

The Herrenhausen Gardens are among the most important baroque gardens in Europe and have a unique atmosphere. Marvel at the Great Garden, the Berggarten, the Georgengarten, and the Welfengarten. In summer, the fireworks and illuminations are wonderful highlights.

Steinhude lake

The Steinhude lake is located approx. 35km northwest of Hanover and is the largest lake in northwest Germany with around 30km². It is also home to a nature park. Do you love action? Various water sports, horse riding, cycling adventures, and golf games await you.

Maschsee lake

The Maschsee lake in Hannover is known far beyond Hannover and is the perfect destination for sports enthusiasts. Activities such as jogging, various water sports, or cycling trips provide the perfect contrast to city life. The annual Maschsee festival is also a highlight you can’t miss.

Sea Life Hannover

Fancy a dive through the ocean without getting wet? At Sea Life Hannover, you can experience fascinating aquatic creatures up close – from seahorses and turtles to rays and crocodiles.

Hanover Adventure Zoo

Hanover Adventure Zoo is home to hundreds of animals. For little zoo visitors, there are climbing paths and a petting zoo. Meanwhile, the huge 360-degree Amazon panorama – unique in northern Germany – is equally fascinating for all ages. The Hanover Adventure Zoo also has plenty to offer visitors in terms of snacks and meals.

Hanover’s fairground

Hanover’s fairground is legendary. As one of the largest fairgrounds in the world, it offers around half a million square metres of space for exhibitors and visitors from all corners of the globe. HANNOVER MESSE, the leading trade fair for the technology sector, is held here, for example. Numerous other specialist and public exhibitions inspire with innovative spirit, creativity, and a wide variety of topics.

ZAG Arena

The Zag Arena is one of the largest event halls in Europe. From the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra to Rammstein and Elton John, to Mario Barth and Stefan Raab, a multitude of famous artists have performed here. Boxing matches, TV shows such as Germany’s “Wetten, dass ...?”, and the TSV Hannover-Burgdorf handball matches also attract spectators to the Zag Arena.

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