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“Great idea to get the most out of exploring.”
Review of The Red Thread

The Red Thread
Ranked #1 of 17 Tours in Hannover
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I had heard about the Red Thread via a travel vlog and was keen to give it a go when in Hannover, as we only had a short time in the city and wanted to see and learn as much as we could. The Red Thread is perfect for this. Buy the book at the Tourist Info office for just €3 and pick up the trail that begins at the office door. There are 36 points on the trail including shopping streets, buildings, monuments and other places of interest. As its is self guided you can tailor the walk to suit your own time constraints, interests and so on. The booklet also offers up helpful info about where you will find toilets, suggested refreshment stops, any accessibility issues etc. The red line is literally painted onto the ground and so is very easy to follow. A really good idea that helps the visitor get the best out of their time in the city.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Pick up your Red Thread guide book at the tourist office or purchase the app (search Roter Faden on the App Store). The Red Threads walking tour is a great way to see the city! Essentially there is a painted red-line on the ground throughout the city that takes you to points of interest, landmarks, historical buildings. The line is 4200 meters long and takes you to 36 prime attractions throughout Hannover. Best part is you can work at your own pace and stop at some interesting pubs along the way!

Thank Elizabeth-Lucy
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Make sure you have the guide book in case you get lost as the line is missing in a couple of places. However in getting lost you also find other interesting things. I did this twice, once on my own at a slow pace and it took most of the day. It is worth stopping at some of these spots and just absorbing the surroundings. The second time was quicker as I knew where to go and Mr is not a sit and look person. Wish every city had this option.

Thank Kiwi5
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Had great fun completing the red thread trail. It's a great way to see the city. The red line is missing in places but we didn't get lost as we purchased the guide book. We did have to make a detour due to building work. The kids (aged 6 and 9) loved looking for the numbers on the trail and the points of interest.

1  Thank HGB7
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I bought the app and followed the self-guided walking tour. I thought the landmarks were interesting and pretty easy to find most of the time. It would be helpful if the several sections where the paint has worn away or disappeared due to construction on the sidewalks could be repainted. While it wasn't mentioned in the app but maybe it should be, folks who are interested will find several Stolpersteine as you enter the Old Town section of the tour.

1  Thank Dawn461P5
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