Seenland Oder-Spree: lakeside lounging
Seenland Oder Spree picnic season

In Germany’s largest aquatic area you can picnic on the water in summer and soak in the spa in winter The Seenland Oder-Spree is the largest aquatic area in Germany, with over 200 lakes and many rivers. It’s home to some of the standout names in Brandenburg country folklore – the Schlaubetal region, the Märkische […]

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Lausitzer Seenland: from coal to canoes
Lausitzer Seenland mines

A barren landscape becomes a world of water Lausitzer Seenland is a region in major transition. For around 150 years it was shaped by its mining and coal production, with large-scale excavations ravaging the local landscape. Fast forward to today, and you’ll find Europe’s largest artificial water territory has developed where mine pits once stood. […]

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Havelland’s starry nights
Night sky in Havelland in Brandenburg

This hiking and swimming hub gets even better after sunset  Havelland is an area known for its outdoor activities, lakes, parks, hiking routes and, of course, the eponymous Havel river, which has recently been restored as part of Europe’s largest river restoration project. However, our focus here will be on nocturnal matters in this region. […]

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