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Flights to Hanover appeal not only to visitors and cultural enthusiasts but also to all those who want to take a connecting trip to the scenic surroundings from Hanover Airport (HAJ), including delightful destinations such as Lüneburg Heath. From Hanover Airport, travellers can also quickly reach cities such as Braunschweig and Lübeck. On the other hand, passengers also have the opportunity to take a break abroad with SunExpress; the Hanover (HAJ) – Izmir (ADB) route is especially popular. SunExpress also brings the joy of travel to other well-known destinations, such as Antalya or Bodrum. Thanks to the wide range of destinations in Türkiye, Turkish travellers as well as holiday and business travellers benefit from the many flights to the country where East meets West. Hanover (HAJ) also offers flights to long-distance travellers who have a free choice for their holiday, thanks to the wide choice of destinations. Moreover, SunExpress guests now wait less at border controls, thanks to the ‘EasyPASS’ feature.

The city gained a higher degree of recognition in 2000: the EXPO 2000 took place at the Hanover Exhibition Grounds, with the motto “People, Nature and Technology – A New World Arising”, a unique world exhibition that was visited by around 18 million customers. Does this sound appealing? Just search under Economy Flights to Hanover with SunExpress!

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Country: Germany
Language: German
Currency: Euro

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Flights to Hanover - culture and a shopper’s paradise

Hanover is the capital of Lower Saxony and is a popular shopping metropolis in north Germany. It has sophisticated shopping centres near the main station and a long shopping street downtown. The old town offers a picturesque backdrop to your shopping spree. From renowned designer labels through to cheap deals, there is a wide selection of goods to discover, so shopaholics will be happy with a flight to Hanover. However, the city is also a destination airport recommended for sightseeing, as it has an impressive and varied history. To take a look at life in bygone centuries, a visit to the Historical Museum and the Lower Saxony State Museum is recommended, while the celebrated Sprengel Museum exhibits outstanding 20th-century art. In 2014, Hannover was named “UNESCO City of Music”, whereby the close relationship of the state capital with modern and classical music is underlined. Lovers of opera and ballet are drawn to the magnificent Opera House where renowned artist perform; here, directors from around the world produce shows ranging from popular classics to avant-garde experiences.

Always an experience: holidays in Hanover

A budget flight to Hanover is worthwhile at any time of year, since there is always something going on in the state capital. During the summer months, the city has plenty to offer. With an average temperature around 20 °C, a visit to the Maschsee is recommended. It lies to the south of the city centre and is an oasis of calm in the midst of the urban jungle. Here, you can hire dinghies and pedal boats or take a boat trip; the restaurants and bars overlooking the lake evoke a real holiday mood. Another enticing event in Hanover’s calendar is the small festival in the Großer Garten, which is why holidaymakers usually book their return flight after this event is over. It takes place in the summer months in the magnificent gardens of the mansion, one of Europe’s most important baroque gardens. Amidst the enchanting greenery, artists perform and inspire through their music, theatrical performances and art installations. Another spectacle not to be missed is the international fireworks competition, which also attracts numerous visitors each year to the baroque garden. Reclining on a picnic blanket with a glass of wine, spectators marvel at majestic music and a masterpiece of pyrotechnics. The city is also exciting for young people: a visit to the Museum of Energy is recommended, where children can learn about the theme of energy in a fun way. In the winter months, Hanover enchants with its quaint Christmas markets, open from the end of November, when temperatures hover around 5 °C outdoors. The most famous Christmas market takes place around the 14th-century Market Church in the Old Town of Hanover. Between the picturesque facades of Gothic brick, traders sell doughnuts, roasted almonds and Glühwein.

The city on the river Leine is renowned as an important trade fair location, with exhibitions such as CeBIT and the industrial fair, and this is why business travellers from around the world fly to Hanover Airport with different airlines to get to the exhibition sites. The airport is optimally connected by public transport to the city’s road and rail network.

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