Balje is a municipality in the district of Stade, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It belonged to the Prince-Archbishopric of Bremen. In 1648 the Prince-Archbishopric was transformed into the Duchy of Bremen, which was first ruled in personal union by the Swedish and from 1715 on by the Hanoverian Crown. In 1823 the Duchy was abolished and its territory became part of the Stade Region.Wikipedia
If you are looking for travel information of Balje in Germany, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Balje is Hamburg. Hamburg is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like St Michaels Church, Planten Un Blomen, Speicherstadt. Also, to reach Balje, you'll have to take a flight to Hamburg; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A holiday in Balje can generally be of 1-2 days.