Spielmannszug Jägercorps Knesebeck performing at the traditional Schützenfest
Butting company site
Knesebeck Summer landscape
Knesebeck is a lively village in Gifhorn (district) (Lower-Saxony). It is home to important industries in the region and offers at the same time good opportunities to recreate and socialize. Knesebeck actively cultivates its traditions such as its music, sports clubs, cultural events and ecclesiastic life. Associations are a well-established part of the social life - and well known as an integrating factor for literally all layers of the society. Their intrinsic do-it-yourself-spirit has led to outstanding events in the yearly calendar. People in Knesebeck are well known for their open and sociable character and for their hospitality.
Knesebeck is well-connected to the Deutsche Bahn railway network. Connections are slow, but they provide good access to the German high-speed railway network via Wolfsburg, Braunschweig and Uelzen. The Wolfsburg high-speed connections allow an easy access to the airports in Hannover, Frankfurt and Berlin. Volkswagen operates regular business flights from the Braunschweig/Wolfsburg airport. The closest airport served by cheap carrier flights is the Hamburg/Lübeck airport.
There are good opportunities in Knesebeck for hiking, jogging, hunting and horse-riding. Sport facilities are provided by the Knesebeck associations #Sports. There is a public outdoor pool and beach, an indoor pool and sauna.