Lakes, pine forests and numerous hiking and biking trails are just some of what you can experience on holiday in Sauerland.
Children and adults alike will love the area, as there is plenty of opportunities to climb or swim in one of the lakes. Breathe the fresh air in and enjoy!
Schmallenberg Winterberg area is perfect for trips for young and old. There is something for all ages.
Visit Kyrill path which in its time was destroyed by the hurricane. Visit Medebacher Bucht which is also called Sauerland Tuscany. The area is named after Tuscany's Rolling hills and plentiful sunshine. Follow Medebacher mountain road and discover the stunning views....
Discover the lakes in Sauerland. In triangle areas Willingen-Brilon ,bad Arolsen, visit Diemelsee which is the smallest lake in Sauerland, but with its dense forests is a true natural paradise.
Take the whole family on walks, bike rides or to see one of the many lakes. There are also many water sports you can try......
Average summer temperature: 22˚C.
Towers and underworlds
Many natural attractions and local farms.
Potthucke kaftoffelkagen with bacon.
A traditional Sauerland beer glass.
Whether hiking or cycling have a family holiday in the Sauerland, with it's great views and nature. Explore the trails and visit the Sauerland hiking villages of Brilon, Medebach, Lenne city, Olsberg, Willingen and Winterberg.
The event programme of the Sauerland region is so varied that it is difficult to draw up a shortlist.
The highlights, however, include the Karl May Festival in Elspe, the traditional shooting festival in Winterberg and the Bigge whispering Dämmershoppen.
Sauerland has a lot to offer in terms of shopping. We recommend the regional markets and shopping centres of Winterberg and Willingen.
Attraction in the Upper Sauerland: the Willinger Hochheideturm, which is the widest and tallest observation tower with a height of 59 metres- very impressive.
The trip there is exciting and includes transportation by cable car to the 875 m high Ettelsberg.