You will find the perfect mix of traditional and modern in Brunswick: This historical city, which was founded in the 12th century, has become a vibrant metropolis with an extensive cultural programme, a multitude of museums, relaxing green spaces and important sporting events. The “Burgplatz,” where the cathedral and residential castle of Henry the Lion are situated, allude to the city’s medieval origins. As well as this, there are numerous modern buildings in Brunswick, such as the Happy RIZZI House, an extravagant architectural sculpture. The castle, state museum and historical half-timbered houses are other must-sees for tourists.
Alongside the cultural program in Brunswick, you will also be impressed by the range of sport and leisure activities the city has to offer. The first football match on the European mainland was played in the “Lion City” in 1874, and the Eintracht team became German champions in 1967. Currently, the Brunswick Ballroom Dancing Club is ranked No. 1 in the world for formation ballroom dancing. Brunswick has over 200 sport clubs and hosts top level competitions. Bundesliga Basketball and American Football are played here, and Brunswick regularly plays host to swimming and athletics competitions.
If you have seen everything there is to see in Brunswick, you should take a trip to the neighbouring city of Wolfsburg. The city may be reached quickly and easily from the Best Western Hotel Braunschweig Seminarius. One of the most famous sites here is the “Autostadt Wolfsburg” where automotive fans can learn more about Volkswagen and the automotive industry. You can get tickets for the Autostadt at the hotel reception. You can experience impressive phenomena at the Phaeno Science Center. If you would prefer to take it easy, you can go on a shopping trip to the Designer Outlet Wolfsburg and get great deals on designer products, or go to Wolfsburg Theatre to soak up some culture.
900 years ago, in a vast area of swampland between Gleismarode and Weddel, monks from the Riddagshausen Monastery created a cultivated landscape with fish ponds, fields and meadows. Here, a pristine pond, meadow and forest landscape developed with richly structured ecosystems, as well as diverse plant and animal colonies.
At Burgplatz in Brunswick, you can discover the medieval St. Blaise’s Cathedral, Dankwarderode Castle, the “Vierweghaus” and the lion statue in the centre of the square.
Autostadt Wolfsburg invites its guests to undertake a journey into the world of mobility. Spread out across a park landscape of over 25 hectares, visitors learn about the history of the Volkswagen company and look at models from different eras. Tickets for the Autostadt are available at the hotel.
Over 300 phenomena may be investigated at Germany’s largest science centre. Every visitor is sure to have their own personal “eureka!” moment. The phæno is located only 26 km from the Best Western Hotel Braunsschweig Seminarius.
Due to its perfect transport connections, the Best Western Hotel Braunschweig Seminarius is very popular among trade fair visitors. The trade fair programme is extensive and diverse in both Braunschweig and Hanover. Numerous sporting and music events are additional highlights in these cities. Our hotel team have compiled a list of the most important events in the region.
Best Western Hotel Braunschweig Seminarius