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Bad Berleburg

Enjoy moments of happiness in Bad Berleburg along the way. Close to nature, high-quality and full of variety: our certified hiking trails such as the slate trail, the Via Adrina, the wisent trail or the forest sculpture trail are the best of their kind. The cultural offerings are also excellent. The 750-year-old residence town is crowned by Schloss Berleburg palace, the seat of the Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg family.
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Activities in Bad Berleburg


Attractions in Bad Berleburg


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recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
Distance 13.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 414 m
Descent 414 m

An eventful tour through fabulous forests, past an imposing cliff landscape and along winding paths - this hiking trail promises a real adventure.

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from BLB-Tourismus GmbH,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
Distance 20.8 km
Duration 7:00 h
Ascent 550 m
Descent 550 m

A hike with expansive views - beautiful landscapes and the rushing Eder river turn this hiking route into a fairy tale spectacle.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 13.5 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 350 m
Descent 350 m

A hiking route with picturesque views and an exciting animal world to delight young and old. Delve into the world of the bison and follow the trail ...

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from BLB-Tourismus GmbH,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Theme trail · Siegerland-Wittgenstein
WaldSkulpturenWeg Wittgenstein-Sauerland
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 25 km
Duration 6:30 h
Ascent 465 m
Descent 457 m

Natur trifft Kunst am WaldSkulpturenWeg Was kommt dabei heraus, wenn international bekannte Künstler die wechselvolle Geschichte zwischen dem ...

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from Schmallenberger Sauerland Tourismus,   Schmallenberger Sauerland Tourismus
Bad Berleburg

Schloss Berleburg has an impressive fairytale ambience: Wonderful concerts, unique guided tours and ...

from Gesine Gerhard,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Museum · Bad Berleburg
On the Trace of Nature
Bad Berleburg

Welcome to our information centre of the nature park Sauerland-Rothaargebirge.

from Kathi Langer,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Hiking trail · Bad Berleburg
Via Celtica - In tune with the Celts
recommended route Difficulty difficult Open
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 600 m
Descent 600 m

The Via Celtica promises a special experience: the route was developed by a prehistoric people and their defining culture: The central theme is the ...

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Bad Berleburg

Treat yourself to very special nature adventure with the whole family at the Wissent-Wildnis (bison ...

BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Bad Berleburg

- Everything for little nature discoverers -  Here children play to their hearts' content, try out ...

from Kathi Langer,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 5.6 km
Duration 2:00 h
Ascent 150 m
Descent 150 m

Once upon a time... ... the small, fairytale town of Bad Berleburg with a forest full of adventures. In this forest some famous figures of the ...

from BLB-Tourismus GmbH,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Location · Bad Berleburg
Via Adrina Centre
Bad Berleburg

The Via Adrina Centre is a place to linger.

from Sylvia Müller,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Nature Trail · Bad Berleburg
Holzerlebnis-Parcours
Bad Berleburg

Spielabenteuer und Kletterspaß für kleine und große Entdecker!

from Kathi Langer,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Mine · Bad Berleburg
The Raumland slate mine
Bad Berleburg

Cool temperatures, a gloomy cave and gigantic cliff formations carry visitors to the slate mine away ...

from Gesine Gerhard,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
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“Traditional markets”: handicrafts and customs, the region and the local people are the focus of our traditional markets. At the wool market in May, you can watch the sheep being shorn, so that they lose their winter wool. There’s a wonderful atmosphere at the bread market and harvest thanksgiving in October. Then, the local youth decorate their harvest carts and the bakery collectives fire up their ovens. Around the third weekend in Advent, the town is made particularly enchanting by the “Christmas journey through time”. The Christmas market all around Schloss Berleburg offers a romantic journey from the Middle Ages and the Baroque and Biedermeier periods, through to today for the whole family.

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Getting there

Public transport

You can visit Bad Berleburg also by train! Please use the DB website für your individual planning.

 

 

 

 

Getting there

Coming from Frankfurt am Main, follow the A5 and then change to A45 to Dillenburg/Biedenkopf (exit 25), then take the B277 and later the B253. You continue on the B253/B62 to Bad Laasphe and then on to Leimstruth. There you change to the B480 to Bad Berleburg.

 

Alternatively, you can also take the A5 to the Gambacher Kreuz, there change to  the A45 and continue on the A485 at exit 33 Marburg/Gießen. Follow this road to Gießen and then change to the B3 in direction to Marburg. From Marburg follow the B62 (direction Frankenberg/Biedenkopf), till you change to the B252 (direction Korbach). In Simtshausen turn onto the L3090 and follow the road until you reach the B253 (direction Biedenkopf). Before you reach Eifa, take the L553 via Hatzfeld to Bad Berleburg.

 

Coming from Dortmund, the way to the nature paradise leads you via the A45 towards Frankfurt to the Olpe-Süd junction. Then follow the A4/B54 to the Kreuztal exit. Via Kreuztal you continue to Hilchenbach/Lützel (B508 then B62), then follow the B62 via Erndtebrück to Leimstruth. There you change to the B480 to Bad Berleburg.

 

Coming from Cologne, take the A4 to the Olpe-Süd junction and follow the A4/B54 to the Kreuztal exit. Via Kreuztal you continue to Hilchenbach/Lützel (B508 then B62), then follow the B62 via Erndtebrück to Leimstruth. There you change to the B480 to Bad Berleburg.

By plane

 

Overview of the surrounding airports and the approximate travel time by car to Bad Berleburg:

 

Airport Cologne Bonn - travel time approx. 2 h

Airport Frankfurt - travel time approx. 2 h

Airport Paderborn-Lippstadt - travel time approx. 1,5 h

Airport Duesseldorf - travel time approx. 2 h

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Reviews

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Ferienwohnung am Denkmal by Petra
November 02, 2022 · Community
Die Ferienwohnung von Frau Wetter ist sehr liebevoll, hochwertig und komfortabel eingerichtet, das alte Fachwerkhaus hübsch und modern saniert. Auch die Küche ist sehr gut ausgestattet. Dort macht das Kochen Spaß. Auch schlafen konnten wir in der stillen Umgebung und dem bequemen, großen Bett sehr gut. Ganz besonders gut gefallen hat uns die grandiose Aussicht mit Weitblick aus den bodentiefen Fenstern und dass wir direkt zum Wandern am Haus starten konnten.
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Rundweg Schanze - Oberkirchen über den Rothaarsteig zurück by Conny
October 22, 2022 · Community
Wunderschöne Waldpassagen wechseln sich mit herrlichen Ausblicken ab. Dazu noch Kunst am Weg und eine tolle Hütte zum Einkehrschwung! Auf seine pfadige Kosten kommt man auf dem Kyrill-Pfad. Ein Stern Abzug für die meist breiten Wege.
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When did you do this route? October 22, 2022
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
Photo: Conny Zorn, Community
W3 Gipfelstürmer mit Start und Ziel am Radpoint in Winterberg by B
October 22, 2022 · Community
We did this with the family of kids 4,11,12 (the youngest connected with a Follow Me tandem system). The climbs are mostly pretty shallow. The views aren’t as numerous as the tour in the valley west of Winterberg, but still very nice. The forest in autumn is extremely beautiful. Alltogether I recommend this tour.
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