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Five places at the gates of Hamburg

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Green weekend happiness with WeShare

If you want to start right now and are still looking for somewhere to stay the green weekend happiness is at the gates of Hamburg, you don't have to look any longer. We introduce you to five sustainable accommodations that are ideal for a break not far from the hustle and bustle of Hamburg. Fully charged, you not only get to your destination carefree, but also come back in many places! And if you still want to recharge, you can use the app "plug surfing“Inform about the charging infrastructure on site. We hope you enjoy discovering it!

1- Fulfill a childhood dream with an overnight stay in the tree house on the "Elbe Island Krautsand"

Anyone who has long wanted to fulfill their long-cherished childhood dream of an overnight stay in a tree house is at the "Elbe island Krautsand“At the right address. In the middle of old, gnarled willows stand three stilt houses named Jojo, Lotti and Anni. In the simple but beautiful tree houses you feel safe and close to nature at the same time.

Find relaxation with a round of yoga and a bath in the hotpot

In addition to the tree houses, there is also an earth house that can be used as a yoga or meditation room. The soothing session is then rounded off with a swim in the hotpot, which is a unique experience, especially on starry nights.

A kilometer-long, finest sandy beach and freshwater mudflats await you on the nearby Elbe. A trip to Cuxhaven or the Natureum, which is surrounded by mudflats, grassland and dykes, is also worthwhile. The unique coastal nature is a true paradise for nature lovers and bird watchers and is equally popular with young and old.

Spend the night in the futuristic looking tree houses on the Elbe island Krautsand
There is no lack of comfort in the tree houses

Distance Hamburg - Elbe island Krautsand: 73 km

Tree house from 135 euros per night

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2. Visit the nature hotel and adventure village “Destinature”

A total of 16 overnight huts and mobile beds "to go" are located in the "destination“Nature hotel and holiday village. Located in the middle of the Lower Saxony Elbe Valley Biosphere Reserve, you can spend a glamping holiday here in the open air.

Combined glamping accommodations in the original "WERKHAUS" plug-in system

The accommodations are made exclusively from sustainable materials from local sources and are mainly assembled using the original "WERKHAUS" plug-in system. Erected on platforms, the huts do not have to be anchored in the ground and can be dismantled at any time without leaving any permanent traces in nature.

The organic bistro is the center of the village. Here you can enjoy breakfast, delicious salads and snacks. There is also a vegan and gluten-free menu here. Many food and drinks are sourced from the region, for example the bread comes from an organic baker in Wendland. So you can then go on one of the various excursion possibilities in the pretty surroundings, strengthened. In addition to the Elbe Cycle Path and small Elbe sandy beaches, the Wendland and half-timbered village of Hitzacker also invite you to extensive explorations.

View from above of the holiday village of destinature
View of the glamping accommodations based on the WERKHAUS plug-in principle

Distance Hamburg - Destinature: 102 km

Tiny House from 70 euros per night

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3. Vacation according to the "Zero Waste" principle at "Green Phenicia"

Located in the beautiful Hanseatic city of Lübeck, the two holiday apartments of "Green Phenicia". With a view of the pretty, colorful old town houses on Lilienstraße, this is an ideal starting point for a relaxed city trip. Because with a good 220.000 inhabitants, Lübeck is a lot more leisurely. At the same time, you don't have to do without any of the amenities that you are used to in the big city.

Both holiday apartments have their own balcony and can accommodate two or up to four people. The two hosts invite their guests to try out the packaging-free life while traveling and introduce them to the concept of avoiding and reducing waste in a relaxed manner and without being instructive.

Start the day well with a Lebanese brunch

In the eat-in kitchens you will find all kinds of organic products from the Lübeck unpackaged store, which you can wonderfully supply yourself with. On request, you can pre-order a Lebanese brunch for the weekend: Dany, who originally comes from Lebanon, is deeply rooted in his local cuisine and loves to serve his guests the finest Middle Eastern specialties. Then you can look forward to a variety of home-made and bio-certified dishes such as humus or home-baked bread. On request, all of this is also possible in a vegetarian or vegan version.

Holidays according to the zero-waste principle in Lübeck
A Lebanese brunch can be organized on request

Distance Hamburg - Green Phenicia: 64 km

Apartment from 80 euros per night

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4. Experience rural life in the listed "Bauernkate"

Embedded in the beautiful nature of the Schaalsee biosphere reserve, the listed ensemble of "Farmer's cottage". Thanks to the loving renovation of the two hosts, a lively impression of everyday rural life in earlier times is conveyed here. Not only has the original room structure been largely preserved, but details such as the brick smoke outlet in the smallest kitchen or the smokehouse have been retained.

There is a tiled stove instead of cable TV

It really doesn't take long here before a feeling of deceleration occurs. This is also ensured by the rooms of the Kate, which convince with a successful mix of historical furnishings with handmade unique items. From here, the view from the cast iron skylights can wander over the beautiful cottage garden, the pond, a paddock of sheep and across wide fields.

It is the beautiful surroundings that invite you to do all sorts of things. Whether on foot, by bike or canoe: the hosts are happy to share their favorite tips for activities in the lakeside neighborhood. The lovely towns of Lübeck, Wismar and Schwerin, as well as lesser known beaches on the Baltic Sea, can be easily reached from here by car and are well worth a trip.

Eat comfortably
View of the farmer's cottage

Distance Hamburg - Bauernkate: 77 km

Apartment from 90 euros per night

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5. Spend the weekend with wolves and lambs at “Kenners Landlust”

"Connoisseur's lust for land“Is located in an old half-timbered house, which the host family carefully renovated with natural materials, breathing building materials and colors. In the multi-generational house, different people meet and can leave the everyday hustle and bustle behind with a cozy fireplace chat. Families with children in particular feel at home here.

During a chat in the fireplace, everyday stress is forgotten

There is not only a huge garden with a playground in which the children can let off steam, but also a playroom where you can make a real noise even in bad weather. The sheep and hand-tame lambs that stand behind the half-timbered house are also popular with the little guests. This is where the dense forest begins, in which guests are offered “supervised forest times” and wolf walks.

So while the little ones are taken care of, the grown-ups can treat themselves to a break in the “parlor”. Massage and wellness treatments are offered here by trained therapists, who are great for switching off and relaxing.

Outdoor loungers
The half-timbered house from Kenners Landlust

Distance Hamburg - Kenners Landlust: 90 km

Double rooms from 119 euros per night

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