Hotels in Papenburg

Papenburg Details

The charming city of Papenburg in Lower Saxony is shaped by its prolific canal network, the legacy of fenlands, and has many romantic wooden bridges across the 40 kilometres of navigable waterways. Famed for shipbuilding Papenburg’s heritage lies in its nautical connections and where sailing boats were once constructed, giant cruise ships have taken their place. A visit to the local open air museum and Meyer Werft Visitor Centre details the fascinating history of shipbuilding in the area. For a glimpse into the distant past of the original peat farming community in Papenburg, visit the open air museum at Von-Velen. With so much to see in this area Papenburg is ideal for a short holiday with hotels arranged through, and cheap or discount hotels may even be available.Near Papenburg the estate of Gut Altenkamp is a delightful country house with elegant gardens and at Elmsland the only two still preserved windmills in the area. Take a cycle ride or country walk through this flat and picturesque region to appreciate the natural beauty of the Elmsland and Papenburg.