The Sauerland is characterised by a Hilly landscape (up to 850 m high). The Sauerland Nickname is therefore the land of the 1000 mountains, to be exact 2711! The In addition to mountains, the Sauerland consists of many varied forests, Beautiful nature areas and of course not forgetting the reservoirs. Located approximately 300 kilometers from Utrecht, this area offers many Recreational activities ranging from hiking routes to water sports and Golf course to ski slopes; The Sauerland offers it all!
Since 3 years the Sauerland has its own Pieterpad: the Rothaarsteig, a beautiful walking route of approx. 150 km. Between Brilon and Dillenburg across the Sauerland. So if you like walking Then you are in the Sauerland quite well.
The great Places Winterberg and Willingen (on resp. 8 and 20 km from Our holiday home) are best known for the skiing in the Winter. These are also available there and are further extended By the use of snow cannons. The Places Winterberg and Willingen has traditionally been known as the central tourist sites. You will find There is always plenty of entertainment in the form of shops, restaurants and Hotels. The Sauerland has 1200 km of groomed trails and more than 125 Ski lifts, winter sports possibilities! Winterberg is Internationally known for its bobsleigh track, while Willingen is known again is with its large skispringschans. The places Arnsberg, Meschede, Brilon and Schmallenberg are definitely worth a visit. Amusement parks like Fort fun at Bestwig and the Panorama Park at Altenhundem, As well as the Karl May Festspiele in Elspe and many more offer for Young and old versatile recreation possibilities.
Not only in winter is the Sauerland the ideal holiday spot but Also in the autumn, spring and summer you can enjoy the best Peace and nature. The water sports enthusiast can also Sauerland. In and on the reservoirs, Mohnesee, Diemelsee, Hennesee, Sorpesee, biggest and lake Lister you can swim, surf, sail, dive and fishing.
The Sauerland has many festivities where tourists always Welcome. Every year the archery party is held with parade. Carnival is also celebrated in the Sauerland! The Easter fire with Easter is held in almost every municipality.
- Archery Party with Torch parade in Brilon,
- Archery party with Trill dance in Attendorn,
- Hestense Fairground in Neheim,
- Alleheiligen funfair in Soest,
- Ruinefeest in Arnsberg,
- Stall and cattle market in Winterberg and turn,
- Passion Games in Hall Mountain,
- Cross Night in Hall Mountain and Menden,
- Coach meeting in Siedlinghausen.