Heath region Uelzen and surroundings

This page gives you an overview of everything the heath region and its surroundings have to offer. Among other things, you will find here various destinations – from adventure experiences to various animal worlds is all there.

Heath region Uelzen

Discover the varied leisure program of the heath region Uelzen. Whether current events, information about the Lüneburger Heath or which bike path is the most beautiful, here you will find answers.

Hanseatic city Uelzen

Uelzen is also called  the Uhlenköperstadt in regional parlance. This stems from the legend that a Uelzer citizen bought  owls (Ulen, Uhlen) from a farmer instead of black grouse.

If you want to know more about the legend or the Uhlenköperstadt itself, you will find it here.

Hundertwasserbahnhof Uelzen

If you want to visit one of the 10 most beautiful stations worldwide, you should not miss the Hundertwasserbahnhof Uelzen. With its golden balls and the many colorful mosaics, it is a major attraction of Uelzen.

Hundertwasserbahnhof Uelzen

Thermal spring Bad Bevensen

If you like to be pampered on vacation, you are  just right here. The spa offers with its sauna landscape (both inside and outside) a great atmosphere to really relax. A fitness area is also available here. You can book various treatments and massages.

In addition to the 1000m² large sauna area you can look forward to a spacious bathing area, where bathing in medicinal water, rest and relaxation come first.

Jod-Sole-Therme Bad Bevensen

Treetreck – Forest climbing path

High out in the climbing park in Bad Bevensen. On an area of 64.000m² you can have a lot of fun. The stations and obstacles were carefully adapted to the forest. A great nature experience for the whole family (minimum height for children 135 cm).

The climbing tour can be booked either by phone or directly via the Uhlenköper camp.

Tree Treck Bad Bevensen

Nordic Walking Uelzen

A gentle body workout – with or without sticks. Nordic Walking is a great way to experience nature and enjoy the fresh air. Great paths and a beautiful landscape invite to outdoor sports. Enjoy the beauty of the Lüneburg Heath and do something good for your body.


Aboretum Melzingen

Admire and enjoy a great garden with 800 different plants from all over the world. Take a walk through the nature and have a coffee or eat a slice of cake with a great view. It is definitely worth a visit.


Aboretum Melzingen

Otterzentrum Hankensbüttel

The Otter Center is a unique nature experience for all ages. The creatively designed enclosures are inspired by the natural environment of the animals. In addition to otters, there are also the close relatives: badgers, stoats, stone martens and much more. Stop by and experience the secrets of nature.

Otterzentrum Hankensbüttel

Heidepark Soltau

Various carousels and roller coasters are looking forward to your visit. Whether overhead, in free fall or in a circle, everyone gets their taste. Those who prefer a less adventurous holiday can also enjoy the park on a raft trip or from the panoramic lift. In addition to great shows, there are of course snacks and drinks for sale.

Heidepark Soltau

Vogelpark Walsrode

Visit the largest bird park in the world. In total there are 4000 birds from 675 species there. Everyone is special, but some are even more unique than others. For example, you will find the smallest bird there, the bird with the largest span and the most dangerous bird in the world. Now it’s up to you to find out which birds it is.

Vogelpark Walsrode

Wildpark Lüneburger Heide

With 1,200 animals, the Wildpark Lüneburger Heide is one of the largest in Germany. It houses 140 different species. Very cool are the animals in the petting zoo, especially for children. There is also an adventure playground on the terrain.

Wildpark Lüneburger Heide

ca. 50 km – 50 Minutes by car


More than just a zoo! Visiting Serengeti Park is an adventurous journey around the world. In the 17 extensive open spaces you will meet wild animals from all over the world. An exciting experience for young and old.


Museumsdorf Hösseringen

The open-air museum of the Lüneburg Heath is surrounded by large forests. Overall, the area of the site is 100,000m². There, the Heideentdeckerpfad leads through the 18 information stations and provides interesting facts about the origins of the old cultural landscape and the animals that live there.

Museumsdorf Hössering


Wonderful fun in the ball pool, super great somersaults on the bouncy cushions. Crawl through tunnels, corridors and mazes. Climb without limits or screech from the slides. An exciting ride on the traffic park tour or playing soccer.

This is just a small selection of many attractions that will give children ages 0-14 years a memorable day in the children’s play paradise of Miranda.

Miranda Uelzen

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