Walking / hiking
In the nearby surroundings of Neuastenberg, experience the famous Rothaarsteig (get inspired by the ‘Weg der Sinne’ or ‘Way of Senses’), the Winterberger Hochtour of the Hochsauerland-Kammweg. Become a discoverer at the “Wander-Rally”(hiking rally) for big and small naturalists, or get inspired on a guided hiking tour to explore the variety of wild growing, domestic medicinal herbs.
Visit for example Schloss Berleburg, or Burg Waldeck 175 m. above the Edersee, or the royal residential castle Bad Arolsen, build after Versailles. Another option: in Bruchhausen castle you find a beautiful rose garden with 200 different species of roses!!
There are many cosy villages with beautiful half-timbered houses and scenic squares that you can visit, also for shopping en enjoying a drink or dining in one of many restaurants. Since 2006, Assinghausen is called ‘rose village’.
The famous Warnsteiner Brewery is located in Warnstein. Warstein World is one of the largest breweries in Germany. There is a museum with information about the history of the brewery en the development of the brand “Warsteiner”. A 360 degree turning multimedia theatre shows the brewing process from beginning to end. A visitor train takes you comfortably all over the area throughout the factory, where you can directy witness the brewery in production.
In Neuastenberg on the ‘Winterbergerstrasse’ you will find one of the most modern indoor karting tracks in Europe. The track is 550m in lengh – the lounge is 5000 m2 in surface, and has a panorama bistro for those who prefer to witness other one’s racing caprices than to perform themselves.
Fort Fun near Bestwig with different attactions for younger and elder kids, (Ferris wheel rope way, rollercoaster, wild water ride etc.).
– Wisent-Wildnis in Bad Berleburg. Wisent buffaloos in their natural environment.
– Bilsteintal in Warstein. Deer, wash bears, marters, fochses. The park is open all year, entrance is free.
Sauerland has some beautiful limestone caves ready for visit, f.e. Warstein Bilsteinhoehle and Attendorn Atta-hoehle.
Swimming/ thermal pools
– ‘Schwimmbad Winterberg’
– ‘SauerlandBad’ in Bad Fredeburg: in- and outdoor swimming, slideways, sauna
– Aqua Olsberg: in- and outdoor swimming, sauna, massages.