Leisure time in WillingenRelaxed or action packed

Use the free time during your holiday to discover Willingen's attractive leisure destinations and activities. Whether relaxed with walks through the wonderful nature, a covered wagon ride and a visit to the Mühlenkopf ski jump or action-packed with archery, karting, biking and climbing: Willingen offers possibilities for every taste.

Outdoor activities

Skiing, cross-country skiing & winter hiking

Well groomed slopes, trails and paths offer perfect conditions for skiing, cross-country skiing, winter hiking and sledding. From the hotel you can reach the ski slopes within a few minutes. The cable car on the Ettelsberg and the Skirondell allow you to change slopes quickly. Skiers can enjoy 18 km of snow-covered slopes, the longest downhill run in the Sauerland region (2 km) and floodlit skiing. For cross-country skiing, winter hiking and snowshoeing you can use 100 km of groomed trails at altitudes from 580 to 843 m, divided into 15 routes.

Hiking, walking & biking

Wonderful views over the Upland and unspoilt nature: Willingen captivates with its charming landscape in every season. Explore the quality region Wanderbares Deutschland on a hike on natural, high-quality hiking trails or a leisurely covered wagon ride in convivial company. Or go cycling: well-signposted trails with a length of 18 to 240 km and up to 2,400 m difference in altitude as well as challenging freeride and downhill trails offer incentives for every two-wheeler enthusiast - whether pleasure cyclist, family or sports fan.

Indoor activities

A little thrill?

Relaxation is good, but before that it should be action-packed? Visit the karting and bowling centre to put your racing skills to the test. The steep walls in the climbing hall also provide thrills. With archery you can prove your concentration and accuracy. All year round the Willingen skating rink is waiting for passionate skaters. Also a challenging pleasure: a round of curling or ice hockey against other guests or fellow travellers. In addition, the Lagunen-Erlebnisbad with several saunas, whirlpools, therapy pools and slide park attracts visitors.

Entertaining and educational

If you are in the mood for quiet or educational entertainment, try your hand at creating your own glass work of art under expert guidance at the Willingen glass factory or get to know the Willingen brewery during a brewery tour. How slate was mined and processed just a few decades ago can be seen on a guided tour of the Christine mine. The Milchmuhmuseum displays interesting exhibits about milk, in the Curioseum you will discover bizarre and curious exhibits on two floors. In case of bad weather, the Willingen cinema awaits your visit with current blockbusters.

Other activities

Willingen offers holidaymakers even more activities: How about a game on the adventure golf course at the viaduct or a visit to the wildlife and leisure park, for example? The high ropes course and summer toboggan run are also popular destinations - and not just for families. Regular concerts and theatre performances in the spa gardens and visitor centre round off Willingen's varied leisure activities.

By the way: Even in summer you can get to know the largest ski jump in the world on a guided tour and take the funicular from the run-out to the inrun tower. Every year the Mühlenkopfschanze is in the spotlight as the venue of the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup.

Hiking, biking, climbing. Skiing, tobogganing, cable car rides. Museums, ice rink, adventure pool. No matter what you are in the mood for: Willingen in the Sauerland offers a wide range of attractive activities around your holiday.

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