Places in Stormarn
Glinde lies in the south of the Stormarn district. It has been developing as a culture, leisure, recreation and shopping center in the middle of the metropolitan region of Hamburg. The town stands out for its variety of cultural offerings and its close proximity to nature. From here you can reach the Sachsenwald and so-called Stormarn Switzerland within a few minutes’ drive and likewise you can quickly reach Hamburg’s inner city.
Visit the historic mill “Glinder Mühle” and the local history museum attached to it, the “Heimatmuseum am Mühlenteich” or discover some nature in and around Glinde on one of the many hiking trails. In Glinde’s city forest, the “Stadtwald”, our younger guests in particular can have some fun taking a quiz as part of the educational nature trail. In the old Glinde manor house with its coach house and park you can visit art exhibitions. All in all, Glinde has a lot of culture to offer. Events that take place every year such as the cultural week “Glinder Kulturwochen”; the Jazz days, the market festival, the craft fair “Glinde Kreativ” or the performances of the guest performance theatre “Theater im Forum” attract visitors to the green city from near and far.
On the asphalted greenway along the now disused Südstormarn Kreisbahn railway track, you can cycle for 19 kilometers to Trittau and on the way stop and rest at the lakes Lütjesee and Großensee or even hop in for a swim.
You can get to Glinde by car on the A1 (exit Barsbüttel) or the A24 (exit Reinbek/Glinde). The public transport Hamburg-Holstein is affiliated with the Hamburg public transport system Hamburger Verkehrsverbund. Busses no. 133 and 333 go to the underground line U2 (station Steinfurther Allee), bus no. 237 goes to the overhead S-Bahn no. S21 (stop Reinbek) and bus line no. 137 goes to the overhead S-Bahn line no. S21 (stop Bergedorf).
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