Wieltsee - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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The Wieltsee is a quarry pond in the village Weyhe in Diepholz. The lake, which was created in the 1960s as part of the construction of the Federal Motorway 1 , is east of the Dreye district of Weyh, directly south of the Weser in the outer dike area. The lake has been connected to the Weser by a breakthrough at Weser km 355 since the 1970s. Part of the lake is still used for dredging. The largest part is home to several water sports clubs, which have their boat berths here. In addition, the lak
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3.37km from Wieltsee
The Mahndorfer See is a quarry pond in the south of Bremen with an area of 22.4 hectares and a maximum depth of 15 meters. The state border runs through the lake, the eastern bank belongs to the town of Achim in the district of Verden , Lower Saxony. The lake was created in 1961/62 during the construction of the A1 motorway. It got its current size by removing sand for the construction of the Mercedes plant in Bremen.
6.7km from Wieltsee
Krankenhaus-Museum is a medical history museum in the East Westphalian city of Bielefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is located at the Bielefeld Mitte Clinic in the Dr. Mildred Scheel Park. The museum is dedicated to the history of hospitals in Bielefeld which focuses on the patient in the hospital bed. Personal utensils and the corresponding equipment, treatment, and care aids are also available.
6.85km from Wieltsee
The Bremen School Museum is a school history collection in the Hastedt district of Bremen . It is the supporting association "School Museum of Bremen. V. “, which maintains a cooperation with the Senator for Children and Education. The museum is housed in the Auf der Hohwisch school. Its collection comprises around 30,000 objects, photos and archive materials on various school topics from around 1880 to the present day.
7.96km from Wieltsee
The Achterdieksee is a quarry pond in the Oberneuland district of Bremen, which is used as a bathing lake. It is also used by sport fishermen. The lake, which is directly adjacent to the A 27 , was excavated in 1969 during the construction of the motorway and then converted into a bathing lake as one of four sand extraction points for the construction of the motorway.
9.09km from Wieltsee
The Rhododendron Park in Bremen offers a unique collection of rhododendrons and azaleas on an area of 46 hectares . Of the approx. 1,000 different rhododendron game species worldwide, more than 600 grow here and in the botanika. In addition, approx. 3,500 cultivated varieties are presented to the approx. 300,000 visitors each year. The Rhododendron Park Bremen has the second largest collection of rhododendron species and varieties in the world.
Gerhard Marcks House
9.1km from Wieltsee
The Gerhard Marcks House in Bremen is a museum for modern and contemporary sculpture, with national and international recognition. Special exhibitions feature not only classic artists such as Moore, Maillol, or Giacometti but also younger artists, demonstrating that sculpture is an active medium. It presents the spectrum of sculpture from the 20th century to the present. A large body of the work of Gerhard Marcks, the sculptor and graphic artist from Berlin, are found here.