A lower Saxony city, Luneburg was an old salt-mining town but the thousand year salt mining tradition ended in 1980 when the last mine closed. When spending a week or weekend, Luneburg visitors will see the Llmenau River and beautiful buildings of the late Renaissance and Gothic periods. Travelers have an excellent choice of hotels in Luneburg in the city center or hotels with a great view of the river and unique landscape. For travelers on a budget, EasyToBook.com is a fast way to locate Luneburg cheap hotels or the discount hotels Lüneburg offers.
Now a women’s house of retreat, the Lüne convent was a former nunnery. It houses an amazing collection of rare embroideries shown only one week in August each year. For people that love architecture and history, the Town Hall buildings date from the thirteenth to eighteenth century and are a must-see. The fourteenth century Johanniskirche or St. John’s Church is beautiful, with its 108-meter high tower, stately high altar and unique choir stalls.