Nienburg District — The Heart Of Weser River Country

The Nienburg District is located in the Middle Weser river region between Bremen and Hanover. If you enjoy bicycling, be sure to spend some time on the Weser Cycle Path, arguably the country’s most popular cycling route, which is clearly marked by signposts and extends for more than 2,000 kilometers throughout the district.

Nienburg District Map

Map of the Nienburg District

Towns & Villages in the Nienburg District

  • Balge
  • Binnen
  • Bücken
  • Diepenau
  • Drakenburg
  • Estorf (Weser)
  • Eystrup
  • Gandesbergen
  • Hämelhausen
  • Haßbergen
  • Hassel (Weser)
  • Heemsen
  • Hilgermissen
  • Hoya
  • Hoyerhagen
  • Husum
  • Landesbergen
  • Leese
  • Liebenau (Flecken)
  • Linsburg
  • Marklohe
  • Nienburg (Weser)
  • Pennigsehl
  • Raddestorf

The meandering Weser River passes through the capital, Nienburg, where enchanting multi-storied half-timbered facades, artistic sculptures, lovely gardens, theaters, museums and churches await you. Each fall, in particular, local attention turns to celebrations, including festivals, concerts, stage performances, exhibitions, sports and special events.

Stop by Steyerberg in the southwest to see the old Amtshof residence, built in the 16th century. This area is noted for its production of peat and spruce, which you will see evident in local construction and landscaping.

Stolzenau is characterized by beautiful woods and fields, vast moors and colorful heaths. You will find plenty of campsites and hiking trails here, as well as boat rentals for rowing or paddling the Weser.

A special treat for you is the historic spa at Bad Rehburg within the precincts of Rehberg-Loccum town. Near here you will also want to visit the Dino Park Münchehagen, which has more than 200 life-size dinosaur models on display!

 

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