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“Helau” and goodbye - fleeing the carnival

“Denn wenn et Trömmelche jeit”, “when the drums start beating”, we take to our heels. Soon, carnival time will come around again, in NRW and in the Rhineland region in particular, when the “Jecken” (“fools”) party non-stop. Carnival means partying day and night, and “Humba Humba Täterä”, as they say. However, the alcoholic festivities during the “fifth season” are not to everyone’s taste. However, anyone wanting to flee the “Alaaf”, “Helau”, confetti and costumes doesn’t have to travel far to escape the fools’ antics.

The Siegen-Wittgenstein region is located right next to the carnival heartland of Cologne. Just a few minutes’ drive or ride by train away from the party city, anyone wanting peace and quiet will find what they’re looking for here. Instead of fired-up pirates, cowboys, unicorns and princesses, the Siegerland offers relaxation, wellness and rest. Whether you travel alone, as a couple, with your family or with your dog, the hotels in Siegen-Wittgenstein are well-prepared for the “refugee caravan” and have short holiday breaks on offer.

One option is forest bathing, for example. The trend from Japan is currently taking over in Germany, and naturally also in the Siegen district. Japanese urbanites escape in a steady stream from the stressful big cities and into nature, to experience and enjoy the atmosphere there with all their senses. Forest bathing is a kind of wellness for the soul. Walking, peace, deep breathing, listening, feeling, switching off - simply finding your way back to yourself. The trend, which was initially a subject of amusement, is becoming increasingly popular, and is the perfect contrast to the carnival. Here, the only red nose you’ll get is from the fresh forest air.

We have compiled the most beautiful and peaceful places to escape the carnival and relaxation packages here:

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Museum · Bad Laasphe
Pilzkundliches Museum
Bad Laasphe

An exhibition with 900 items on display about the world of mushrooms. Various species are shown, ...

from Volker Walther,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Natural Monument · Burbach
Trödelsteine with summit cross

In the summit region of Trödelsteine Mountain you can find the Trödelsteine cliff formation, which ...

from Frank Kruppa,   Südliches Siegerland
Viewpoint · Wilnsdorf
Tiefenrother Höhe

Einer der schönsten Panoramapunkte des Siegerlandes - Nase im Wind

from Stefanie Wiegel,   Südliches Siegerland
5-stars accommodation

from Petra Markus,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Water Park · Bad Berleburg
Rothaarbad Bad Berleburg
Bad Berleburg

The Rothaarbad consists of an indoor pool and open-air pool with a large meadow, children’s pool, ...

from Gesine Gerhard,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Cinema · Bad Laasphe
Residenztheater Bad Laasphe
Bad Laasphe

A small but very high-quality cinema with three theatres with modern film equipment, a friendly ...

from Petra Markus,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Water Park · Netphen
N-FLOW leisure pool

The N-FLOW leisure pool in Netphen offers water fun for all the family.

from Kirsten Müller,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Leisure Park · Netphen
N-FLOW trampoline arena

Enjoy fun and action in the largest trampoline arena in southern Westphalia!

from Kirsten Müller,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Hotel · Bad Laasphe
Romantik Landhotel Doerr
4-stars accommodation

Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Relaxation · Bad Berleburg
Auszeit Tag in der Schwarzenauer Mühle
from €75.00

10 Hours

Ein wunderschöner Kursraum im Giebeldach des Gästehauses und ein toller, gesunder und reichhaltiger Frühstücksbrunch inkl. kalter und warmer Getränke ...

Provider:  Auszeit Tag in der Schwarzenauer Mühle | Source:  BLB-Tourismus GmbH