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Welcome to the largest Lake in Lower Saxony

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Current Coronavirus Update

at Lake Steinhuder Meer

Dear guests,

Here, we would like to give you information on the current situation regarding COVID-19, or coronavirus.

It is very important to follow the guidelines set by the government, for example, to wash your hands repeatedly and thoroughly, keep distance to others and follow the cough and sneeze guidelines. General questions regarding the coronavirus can be answered by the local public health department.

If you do not feel well, please call the numbers 116 117 instead of going to the doctor's office:

The Tourist Information Centers and the Motorhome Site in Steinhude are currently closed. You can call us during our business hours: +49 5033 - 95010. 

The following rules apply:

  • Restaurants, cafés etc. are closed, nonetheless take out orders can be placed.
  • Cultural destinations, such as museums, will also be closed.
  • Tourist accomodations are not allowed; hotels will be closed for private travels.
  • Motorhome sites are closed.
  • The federal government advises against leisure trips.
  • Most events had to be cancelled.

Guidelines of the City of Wunstorf
It is mandatory to wear a face mask in public places, if the minimum distance of 1.5 m between people cannot be guaranteed. This applies especially to the following places:

  • Pedestrian zone in Wunstorf
  • Train station in Wunstorf including the pedestrian underpass
  • Bus station
  • Town Center Steinhude and the Promenade
  • Schools

More information regarding the guidelines in Lower Saxony (in German) can be found at: Vorschriften der Landesregierung
FAQs are answered here (in German).

April 19, 2021 - 09.00 am

Visit Lake
Steinhuder Meer!
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Packages & Group Events

Family, friends, soccer team or study trip: group activities are fun at all ages! Nature Park Steinhuder Meer is well prepared for small and big groups and has a lot to offer for everyone! Treat yourself with a short break from your daily routines. Relax, try Yoga, take a bike ride around Lower Saxony's most visited lake or try Stand Up Paddling! Enjoy the summer – when, if not now?

Your Perfect Vacation

The Nature Park Lake Steinhuder Meer leaves nothing to be desired

© Hans F. Meier

Wilhelmstein Island

Count Wilhelm and the Legend of the First Submarine

32 sq km

make Lake Steinhuder Meer the biggest lake in Northwest Germany


sailing boats are located on the lake

420 sq km

is the size of the Nature Park Lake Steinhuder Meer

© Florian Toffel - SMT

Nature and More

32 km² water surface, vast moor areas, mystic alder swamp forests, family-friendly sand beaches, wetlands and dense forests: On the 32-kilometer loop path around Lake Steinhuder Meer you can discover nature and diverse landscapes surrounding the lake. Maybe you are lucky and you can spot a sea eagle raising his young, the water buffalos in the wetlands or a frog in the moor.