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Alfeld (Leine)

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Alfeld (Leine) is in the southern part of Lower Saxony, Germany.

Old Latin School (Alte Lateinschule)


Get in[edit]

Local trains from Hanover, Uelzen and Göttingen call every hour. They take a little over half an hour from Hanover or 40 minutes from Göttingen, where you may connect from high-speed and intercity trains.

Alfeld is located on highway B 3 (Hanover–Göttingen).

Get around[edit]

Map of Alfeld (Leine)


Fagus Factory
  • 1 Fagus Factory, Hannoversche Straße 58 (500 m from the station (back exit)), +49 5181 790. Su 10:30 - 11:30. Shoelast production site that has been operative since the 1910s. Designed in 1911 by Walter Gropius who would later become a founder of the Bauhaus school and leading representative of modern architecture. The Fagus Factory is one of the first works of modernism in the world and has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2011. Guided tour: €2.







Go next[edit]

  • Bad Gandersheim, spa town, 23 km south (40 minutes by train, change in Kreiensen)
  • Bad Salzdetfurth, spa town, 20 km northeast
  • Einbeck, medieval old town, 25 km south (35–40 minutes by train and bus, change in Einbeck-Salzderhelden)
  • Hildesheim, 30 km north (30 minutes by train, change in Elze)
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