Regional Welcome to Winsen

Winsen offers a number of attractions for excursions, holidays or to get to know the history of the city. The history of the 35,000-inhabitants of Winsen dates back to the 12th century with a primeval mention and experienced several medieval and modern epochs.

Winsen an der Luhe Sight seeing

  • Winsener castle

    The Winsener castle was built in approx. 1300 and served formerly as an administration building and today as a district court. Since 2008 the castle tower offers an exhibition for visitors.

  • Marstall

    In the stables you can find the tourist information, the public library, the museum and a function room.

  • Blaufärberhaus

    The Blaufärberhaus is the oldest town house in the city and is decorated with Renaissance motifs.

  • St. Georg

    The foundation was founded around 1400 as a leprosy hospital.

  • St. Marien church

    The late gothic hall church was built in the 15th century. In the 20th century, major redesigns of the interior took place.

  • Jewish Cemetery

    In addition to the worth seeing forest cemetery in Winsen also exists one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the northeastern region of Lower Saxony.