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Raspberry Hill -  Castles and gardens to the South of Hildesheim

Raspberry Hill is a lovely place in the middle of Lower Saxony in Germany. Around it, you find the magic hills of the 'Leinebergland' and the idyllic historical villages surrounded by green fields and forests, which are so typical for the center of Germany. Raspberry Hill is situated in the small, quiet village called Eberholzen, nearby the famous 'Sieben Berge', the scenery of the beautiful fairytale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Castles and Gardens

Raspberry Hill is surrounded by a dozen of wellknown castles and gardens, located in the valleys of the rivers the Leine, the Despe and the Innerste: from Schloss Marienburg, via Haus Escherde, Rheden, Brüggen, Wrisbergholzen, Bodenburg, Walshausen, Heinde, Derneburg, Söder to Henneckenrode.

Schloss Marienburg

In 20 minutes you reach the impressive castle Schloss Marienburg, one of the most famous neo-gothic monuments of Germany. Schloss Marienburg has been a birthday-present from King Georg V. of Hanover to his wife Queen Marie. The rich cultural program for visitors you find here: www.schloss-marienburg.com

Wrisbergholzen

The charming little village of Wrisbergholzen is located close to us. The old romantic castle garden invites for a long walk. In the St. Martins church you find the cultural important and beautiful Baroque Johann-Georg-Müller-Organ. It was officially restored in 2011.

Walking & Jogging

Eberholzen - JakobuswegThe surrounding invites to a lot of wonderful walking-tours through the Sieben Berge and other hills of the Leinebergland around Raspberry Hill. Information and maps are available for you on Raspberry Hill.

Biking

The bike-tour along the river Leine is a very beautiful and well known.
www.hi-radtouren.de
www.leineheideradweg.de - click on Region Hildesheim
For mountain bikers: sportstadt.bad-salzdetfurth.de/Bike-Outdoor-Park

Swimming, thermen and sauna

You can swim inside and outside in Sibbesse (3 km) and Gronau (7 km). Both in Bad Salzdetfurth (16 km) and Salzhemmendorf (27 km) you find beautiful "Solebad" with swimming-halls, sauna and therapy-center: www.mit-natur-natuerlich-fit.de and www.ith-sole-therme

UNESCO-World heritage: The Fagus-Werk

In Alfeld, about 10 km from Raspberry Hill, you can visit the famous Fagus-Werk. The Fagus-Werk was built 1911 from the architect and Bauhaus-founder Walter Gropius and counts with its brilliant construction from steel and glas worldwide as the beginning of the Modernity. www.fagus-werk.com

Excursion with horse carriage

Raspberry Hill - Wild OrchidA wonderful way to explore the countryside is an excursion by horse carriage! You are picked up in Raspberry Hill in a historical carriage with beautiful horses for a trip of 1 to 4 hours. You can add a picnic in between, we offer a romantic picnic-basket.

Climbing

The region around the hill Ith is a paradise for climbing. It lies only 30 km from Raspberry Hill.
www.ig-klettern-niedersachsen.de

Golf

One of the oldest golf-courses of North-Germany is located in the neighboring village Rheden, 7 km from Raspberry Hill.
www.gc7berge.de

Kayaking

www.kanu-leine.de

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