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Sightseeing in Winterberg - what to see. Complete travel guide

Small German town Winterberg is well known to tourists as a popular winter resort. It offers its guests excellent conditions for training. During the warm season, this place is crowded with admirers of hiking and ecotourism. Surroundings of the town are famous for a variety of interesting natural attractions. As for excursion objects, we should mention a diversity of historic buildings that have been preserved on the territory of the town and in its surroundings.
The most famous and most visited attraction of Winterberg is Mount Kahler Asten, the name of which is literally translated from German as “bare branch”. A lot of hiking routes run along … Open
Enthusiasts of walking along historic sites can visit ancient churches and mills, evaluate exhibits presented in local museums and walk along the most symbolic districts of Winterberg. One of the major historic symbols of the town is St. Jakobus Kirche that has been a distinguishing feature of the town for many years. Each year, local residents celebrate a beautiful holiday dedicated to the patron saint.
Despite the fact that Winterberg is well known to many travelers as an upscale resort, it has quite a high industrial status. In the town, there is a large factory that specializes in the decorative element production. Many tourists visit the factory as part of the sightseeing tour, after which everyone can drop in shops located on the territory of the factory. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
At the resort, there are a lot of upscale hotels, an accommodation in which can make your recreation more convenient and more interesting. One of the most amazing attractions of Winterberg … Open
As for sports entertainments in the town, its high status within world-class sports should be mentioned. Winterberg has long been a place where world skeleton and bobsleigh championships are held. The sports infrastructure of the resort is just flawless. In winter, not only sports enthusiasts but also professional sportsmen and many sports fans wanting to watch competitions visit the town.
Tourists who visit the town in the warm season can diversify their leisure with exciting walking and bike tours. Of particular interest for active travelers is Kahler Asten , the mountain that is about 5 km from the town. On the top of the mountain, there is a spectacular local history museum, exhibits of which are dedicated to local nature. Also, there are several magnificent viewing platforms. The Kahler Asten submontane area is a trove of unique natural attractions. Winterberg is a perfect place for admirers of calm and peaceful recreation. Active tourists who want to spend their time far from the bustle of big cities will be definitely impressed with the town.
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The ski resort of Winterberg Skiliftkarussell located on the territory of Winterberg is distinguished by a small size, which does not detract from its advantages. The resort infrastructure … Open
Outskirts of Chengdu are rich in unique landmarks, and Dujiangyan Irrigation System is one of them. The dam is one of the oldest hydrotechnical constructions in the world. The building of the irrigation system took place in 3rd century BC. Not so long ago, the dam was added to the list of UNESCO Heritage Sites, and nowadays it is widely recognized as one of the world’s miracles.
Winterberg There are several unique archaeological sites in the neighborhoods of Chengdu. For example, travelers can participate in interesting excursions to the ancient city of Jinsha. More than 300 years ago, this site was the capital of the powerful Shu Kingdom. Archaeological excavations never stop in this area, and many precious artifacts have already been discovered there. Scientists excavated gold, jade, and ivory jewelry, ceramics, and many other treasures. Archaeologists also managed to restore partially the foundation of ancient buildings. Nowadays, everyone is welcome to walk in the unique historical area.
The most famous and most visited attraction of Winterberg is Mount Kahler Asten, the name of which is literally translated from German as “bare branch”. A lot of hiking routes run along … Open
Sanxingdui is a no less interesting place. According to scientists, first tombs in this area appeared more than 5,000 years ago. Archaeologists also managed to discover precious ancient artifacts that are now exhibited in the local museum of archaeology. It is possible to reach all signature landmarks of the region, which are located outside Chengdu, by special excursion buses that depart from the railway station every day. Chengdu suburbs are also the location of numerous walking trails that cover interesting natural and historical landmarks.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Winterberg
♥   Castle 'Burg Hessenstein' , 26.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Schloss Arolsen' , 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Klusenstein Castle' , 51.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Altena Castle' , 60.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Burg Heid' , 61.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Winterberg
♥   National Park 'Kellerwald-Edersee' , 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Winterberg from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Lowenburg Castle

From the series “The Most Wonderful Castles and Palaces”
The castle lies on the summit of the Bavaria mountain, whose height is 92 meters. That is why the excellent panorama of Kassel and the city surroundings opens up from the terraces and viewing platforms surrounding the castle. The castle is located in the incredibly beautiful landscape garden with a lot of the original compositions. In the year 1801, the first garden was built after the completion of the construction work around the castle, which was just as much exaggerated. … Read further
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