Hello and a warm welcome!

Stretched out along the Elbe on the outskirts of Hamburg is a diverse holiday region that takes its name from the largest continuous fruit-producing region in North Europe, the Altes Land Orchard (Altes Land meaning ‘Old Land’). Each spring, 18 million fruit trees come into blossom along the Elbe until the end of May and produce a delicious harvest come autumn. Crunchy apples and a picnic under the apple trees entice visitors to the fruit farms, and the regional dishes offered in every restaurant in the area enchant all who taste them. Two charming Hanseatic towns - Stade and Buxtehude - also exude an attractive aura. Their Hanseatic heritage shapes the respective townscapes to this day, with the harbour and canals still very much at the heart of these two towns. The power of nature and the region’s maritime heritage are perceptible everywhere. Destinations for nature-enthusiasts include the fruit farms and conservation areas, the Elbe and its tributaries, the raised bogs, the Kehdingen landscape, the woodland of the Stader Geest and of course the beaches along the Elbe. The Altes Land region on the banks of the River Elbe is not just worth visiting to see the apple blossom in spring or the harvest in autumn. This area between the North Sea, Hamburg and Bremen lends itself to a wide range of day trips too.

Altes Land am Elbstrom - always worth a visit!

 

 

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November
November
*Experience art and culture*
December
December
Christmas markets * Winterwonderland * Advent
January
Marvel at big pots on the Elbe
Mehr
February
the maritime hanseatic Towns
Mehr
March
Asparagus from the Stader Geest
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April
April
Cherryblossom Altes Land * Opening of the cycling season * Season Start of Elberadwanderbus
May
May
Appleblossom im Alten Land * Blossom Festival * Hamburger Port-Birthday * Moorexpress
June
June
Explore the region by bike
July
July
Maritime Erlebnisse und Kirschenzeit! Kirschenwoche und Ferien!
August
August
Sun, Fun and Festivals
September
September
Culinary Delights * Apple Harvest in the Old Country * Altländer Apple Days
October
October
 Wild Goose Day * Apple-Day *Fairy festival

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We are here to help and look forward to hearing from you! Please feel free to contact us at

Altes Land am Elbstrom - Natürlich vor Hamburg
Tourismusverband Landkreis Stade / Elbe e.V.
Kirchenstieg 30, 21720 Grünendeich
Telephone: +49 41 42 / 81 38 38 or Fax: +49 41 42 / 81 38 40
info(at)tourismusverband-stade.de

Altes Land -Stade

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