Situated in the heart of the Lüneburg Heath, Soltau is an officially recognized health resort. Here, active hikers and cyclists will find more than 875 miles of well sign-posted trails leading through romantic heath land, peaceful villages, and river valleys.
The Soltau-Therme is one of the most beautiful salt water swimming pools in Northern Germany and invites its visitors to play, do sports, have fun and relax. The Therme offers a big salt water bath with an outdoor swimming pool, a sauna, an indoor pool area with a huge slide, solariums, anti-stress programs and medical treatment in the “Vita Sol” section, as well as restaurants and a gym in the “Vitadrom” area. Fed from the pool’s own well, the salt water at a temperature of 86 to 97°F (30 to 36°C) will make your stay in the Soltau-Therme a memorable experience.
Another highlight in Soltau is the Heide-Park theme park. Located in a beautiful natural landscape, the Heide-Park offers visitors young and old action, fun and entertainment in several fantastic theme areas. Look forward to more than 40 totally different attractions as well as acrobatics and animal shows.
Places of interest:
The North German Toy Museum with exhibits covering four centuries, including the newest attraction “Dingley Hall”, one of the most famous European dollhouses dating from 1877; the museum of Soltau with constantly changing exhibitions and an extensive collection of local historic artifacts; a restored city center with a group of historic buildings; the “Heiratsbrunnen” (“marriage fountain”), where, in former days, young people met and often fell in love with each other; the Ahlftener Flatt, a lake north of Soltau that is surrounded by heath and moor land; the Wacholderpark, a park with heath land and a sheep barn.