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Heath & Nature

Discover the Lüneburg Heath – just the way you like it!

Typical Heath – Profile of the Region

The holiday region Lüneburg Heath thrills by combining scenic attractions with an abundance of leisure attractions. Guests longing for peace and quietness will feel just as comfortable here as action heroes who want to experience something exciting every day. Picturesque villages, vast moorland with mighty oaks, twisted pines and delicate birch trees alongside the sand paths plus a wide variety of hosts and accommodation are characteristic for the Lüneburg Heath. Not only do the most famous scenic attractions like Wilseder Berg and Totengrund in the car-free Nature Reserve belong to Bispingen but so do e.g. Germany’s biggest indoor ski slope, the SNOW DOME Bispingen, the exciting Ralf Schumacher Kartcenter or the CenterParcs Bispinger Heide. Attractions like Heide Park Resort and Weltvogelpark Walsrode are only a stone’s throw from here.

Experience Nature

Guests spending their holiday in Bispingen are looking forward to wonderful excursions and experiences surrounded by the magnificent nature of the Lüneburg Heath. Not only in August and September when the heather blooms and the heathlands are turned into a sea of violet flowers but also during the rest of the year you can spend relaxing and eventful holidays in the municipality of Bispingen. Discover the car-free Nature Reserve Lüneburg Heath with Wilseder Berg and Totengrund; go for a hike, on a bicycle tour or for a carriage ride or visit one of the information centres e.g. the Heide-ErlebnisZentrum Undeloh or the Walderlebnis Ehrhorn. 

Ideal Holiday Location

Bispingen is located conveniently in the tri-city area of Hamburg, Bremen and Hanover. It is situated between the picturesque towns of Lüneburg and Celle renowned for their plenty of half-timbered buildings. Bispingen provides ample accommodation and hosts to meet every taste and every budget. Smaller or larger villages in the Nature Reserve Lüneburg Heath or its direct vicinity offer you relaxing holidays, good motorway access, peace and recreation and at the same time a unique amount of visitor attractions that – in this density - is hardly found anywhere else in Germany.

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... to spend a holiday that is perfect for me!

Would you prefer peace and recreation in your holiday – or action and adventure? Are you travelling on your own, as a couple, with your children or accompanied by your dog or horse?

No matter what type of holiday maker you are, together we will find the right offer for you. We will also be happy to inform you about wheelchair friendly holidays in Bispingen.

Would you like further information or personal advice? Our team at Bispingen-Touristik e.V. is always glad to help.

Wheelchair friendly holidays

Bispingen also offers wheelchair friendly holidays. In the Nature Reserve Lüneburger Heide as well as in the vicinity of Bispingen, you will find destinations which are easily discovered by wheelchair. We will be pleased to help you finding suitable accommodation and restaurants.

Would you like further information or personal advice? Our team at Bispingen-Touristik e.V. is always glad to help.

7 Suggestions for Rainy Days

What can you do on a rainy day in the Lüneburg Heath?



Awesome and unique: Marvel at the craftsmanship and the historicised new creations. Experience the large collections in the Montagnetto. The ISERHATSCHE in Bispingen in the Lüneburg Heath might be the most extraordinary attraction in the north of Germany – a paradise on Earth... Discover the spectacular Sala del Monte, the Newgrange Circular Room, the ArachneRie, the Bread Oven Grotto. Even in rainy weather the Iserhatsche has so much to offer that you can spend a relaxing day here.




Tip 2: DAS VERRÜCKTE HAUS (The Crooked House)

Fool your senses and have a lot of fun at the topsy-turvy headstand house in Bispingen. DAS VERRÜCKTE HAUS is so spectacular because the entire furniture has been installed overhead – from the blender to the toilet, from the plate and dining table to the sofa. This headstand plus the length- and crosswise inclination of approximately 7° is quite a challenge for your sense of balance...! DAS VERRÜCKTE HAUS is open year-round and is the ideal destination on a rainy day in Bispingen.



Tip 3: Ralf Schumacher Kartcenter

In close proximity to DAS VERRÜCKTE HAUS in Bispingen you will find the Ralf Schumacher Kartcenter. Are you looking for a destination in the Lüneburg Heath in rainy weather? Here it is! The Kart and Event Center between Hamburg, Hannover and Bremen also offers an indoor kart track. At the Ralf Schumacher Kartcenter you can go kart racing, bowling and have a meal. Moreover there are special racing dates, a karting school and special events. So why not enjoy a day at one of the most modern kart tracks in Europe.






The adventure world Snow Dome Bispingen is the ideal destination on a rainy day. At the SNOW DOME an indoor ski slope, a sledge park and the Hofbräu restaurant are waiting for you. You can rent everything except ski caps and gloves on site, and off you go to discover the 23,500 m² snow area with Snow Park, beginner’s slope and sledge park. A 6-person T-bar lift and a platter lift take you comfortably to the top of the 300 m long slope. The ‘Snowy Land’ offers free child care.





Tip 5: Toy Museum Soltau

A house full of dreams and movement, treasures and (hi)stories: not only on a rainy day the Toy Museum Soltau is a wonderful destination for children and adults. On 900 m² you will see one of the best and manifold toy collections in the world. And what is most important: you cannot only look at the toys but you can also try them out and play! That is why the year-round open Toy Museum is an event for the entire family. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee, hot chocolate or a glass of spritzer at the Toy Museum Soltau - about a 20-minute drive from Bispingen.

Tip 6: German Tank Museum

Likewise just a 20-minute drive from Bispingen, you can visit another interesting destination in the Lüneburg Heath - ideal for a rainy day: the German Tank Museum Munster. Go on a journey through military history. You will learn interesting facts about the development of the armoured forces in the 20th century, and in 5 halls you will see about 6,000 exhibits like tanks, handguns, uniforms, radio devices and other equipment.

Tipp 7: Indoor Playground Heidewitzka

And even the absolute classic for young families can be found in the Lüneburg Heath: In Soltau, only 20 km from Bispingen, there is the Indoor Playground Heidewitzka. On 2000 m² your little ones can have a good romp. The indoor playground has trampolines, a kart track, a climbing volcano and many more attractions. At the playground bistro you can have a pleasant rest while your children are romping or share some refreshment with them.



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