The gorgeous, green landscapes of Ammerland allures visitors with its varied, verdant landscape and rich cultural heritage; famed for the many picturesque windmills that pepper the pastures, Ammerland combines magnificent moors with historical inheritance and captivating culture. Unspoiled spa towns are scattered upon the shores of the luscious Lake Zwischenahner Meer and the region is renowned for its relaxing, rejuvenating properties, making it a perfect place to enjoy a respite from the demanding duress of everyday life.
Serene Spa Towns
Boasting a beautiful location upon the banks of the lakeZwischenahner Meer, the town of Bad Zwischenahn offers visitors luscious lakeside beauty and a traditional town atmosphere. Surf, bathe or swim in the healing waters before ascending the 40 metre high Bad Zwischenahn Water Tower for panoramic city views.
Emerge from the heavy blanket of woodland to the serene spa town of Rastede, a town whose air is officially recognised as some as the cleanest in Europe. The ancient Castle of Rastede resides on the fringe of the town, still standing resplendent amongst green gardens after almost 1000 years. The mineral enriched water of the town is reputed to have healing properties, so ensure you recline in some of the heated pools and soothing Jacuzzis offered by health centres and hotels.
Nestled amidst mountains and moors in the heart of Ammerland’s picturesque pastures is the idyllic village of Edewecht, a tiny, traditional and vibrant place famed for its staggering scenery. The surrounding landscapes are home to a plethora of quaint windmills, most of which are being lovingly restored in respect for the region’s industrial heyday. The Histroical Koker and Westersheps windmills are stunning sights only emphasised by the marvellous backdrop.