Laatzen covers an amazing variety ranging from idyllic pastoral landscapes to historic edifices with an awesome cultural scene sure to keep you on your toes.
Be prepared for sudden changes of ambience as you stroll into museums from aesthetically planned parks and then again onto quaint shops selling local goodies to highrise shopping malls. Laatzen has everything.
This town will charm you with its tiny villages where you get to experience the pleasure of a slow pace in the midst of bustle. These small islands of serenity hold plenty of history.
The gothic chapel in the Old Town area will surely impress you with its quiet dignity and grandeur. Constructed with brick and dating back to the 14th century, it comes with a fascinating history that makes it well worth the visit.
The Park of the Senses is another great draw with its exemplary layout and wealth of flora. Give your senses a treat with its earth, wind, water, and fire theme that will give you many hours of delight in its surrounds. This park is without doubt an oasis of peace that you will be happy you visited.
Nobody leaves Laatzen without visiting the famous Aviation Museum at least once. About 30 old aircrafts lovingly restored and representing an epoch of aviation history await you. And that’s just the beginning. Wait till you see the aviation accessories, paraphernalia, aircraft models, and engines on display. Not to be outdone are the vintage cars in all their glory waiting patiently to be admired.
While on the museum route you might want to check out the Tordenskiold Memorial Stone in Gleidingen dedicated to the memory of a Danish-Norwegian hero. You can learn all about his tale while you’re there.
For a unique perspective of the rural beauty of Laatzen, make sure you take a ride to the Southern Leineaue. This is a marshy landscape that spreads out over the horizon with a compelling beauty all its own. Here’s your opportunity to truly get to know nature in all its simplicity and magnificence. Visit the tiny farms where livestock stare at you with questioning looks in their large limpid eyes.