Soltau is located in the Lüneburg Heath (Lüneburger Heide) in Lower Saxony. Soltau's twin claims to fame are Soltau-Therme and Heide Park. The former is a spa area with a salt-water pool. The latter is a big and popular theme park with a monstrously huge wooden roller-coaster. Visitors will also enjoy the toy museum and some historic old churches. There are three big nature reserves in the vicinity for nature lovers. You will need to get a car for hire in Soltau if you want to see all the sights here.
Begin your tour in the town center with the old town hall, the Marriage Well, North German Toy Museum and the Soltau Museum. Assuming you have got a car for rent in Soltau, you can now visit the Soltau-Therme and enjoy the outdoor and indoor pools, sauna and water slide. Fully refreshed, you can now continue the tour and visit St. John's Church from 1464 and the beautiful building of the Lutheran Church from 1888. Other attractions adults will enjoy include the Dutch Village and the Hof Loh golf course.
A 10 minute drive from Soltau on the K2 will bring you to Heide Park, Germany's version of a Disney style theme park fun. You do not have to go all the way to New York and Washington to see the Statue of Liberty and the White House, because both are present in Heide Park. You will enjoy pirate shows and the gut-wrenching fear of a ride on Colossus – the world's fastest and tallest wooden roller-coaster. You can ride the monorail; take water boat and canal rides, drive vintage cars, go mountain-rafting and splash around in the water playground. There are enough rides and attractions here to keep an entire family well occupied for the better part of a week.
Continue on a bit more past the Heide Park and you will be entering the massive Lüneburg Heath, with Ehbläcksmoor as the first nature reserve. To the left is Böhmetal bei Huckenrieth, another nature reserve. It would take more than a few pages to list all the attractions and nature parks in the area, and you would likely be spending a month or two just to spend a few hours in each place here. You might also enjoy visiting other Lüneburg Heath towns nearby, including Bispingen, Schneverdingen, Neuenkirchen, Muenster and Visselhövede.
There are around 8 major agencies offering a car rental in Soltau for travelers. They are divided neatly into two groups on Lüneburg St. and Celler St. near the town center. But you will not need to go around looking for them if you use an online service to compare all these agencies, find a good deal and book your vehicle right now.
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