Oldenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

Oldenburg is an independent city in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany. The city is situated at the Rivers Hunte and Haaren, in the northwestern region between the cities of Bremen in the east and Groningen (Netherlands) in the west.

Visitors to Oldenburg's enchanting historic city centre will enjoy a tour of its sightseeing highlights. Stroll through Germany's oldest large-area pedestrian zone, enjoy the grandeur of the residential palace or a walk along the arm of the river Hunte.

Oldenburg is a green city. The palace gardens, the Botanical Garden, the ramparts and it's other parks and gardens are worth a visit.

Things to See & Do

* Oldenburg State Theatre
* Botanischer Garten Oldenburg, a public botanical garden
* Old Town
* City center
* Land Museum

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 102.96 km2
Population – 162,180 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Oldenburg is located on the river Hunte.

Travel Links - Oldenburg can be accessed from Bremen Airport via train or a taxi to Oldenburg, it takes around 40 minutes or so to reach there.

There are approximately two connections an hour between Bremen and Oldenburg, which take you to the central station within an hour.
You could also travel from Groningen. You'd then take the train to Leer (D) and from there on to Oldenburg.

The "Public Express" bus connects Oldenburg with Groningen. It can be reached in about two hours. The bus continues to Bremen.

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