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City break in Bielefeld. Active leisure ideas for Bielefeld - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Sparrenburg In Bielefeld and its suburbs, travelers will find many interesting natural landmarks that are definitely worth visiting. Travelers with children will enjoy an excursion to the city’s zoo, Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen, the territory of which has become home to more than four hundred animals. Some animals in the zoo are really rare – several species of monkeys and reptiles are carefully monitored by specialists because they are nearly extinct in wild nature.
In order to see a collection of plants from different parts of the world, visit the local botanic garden that is located in the region of Kahlenberg not far from the central part of Bielefeld. The magnificent garden is famous not only for its large collection of plants and flowers but also for the fabulous design. An alpine garden, a stone garden, glass houses with healing and spicy herbs, small interior gardens with collections of azaleas and rosebays – the botanic garden is definitely worth a visit.
The main city park is a wonderful green space in the middle of the city. This park has a fabulous rosary, so there’s no wonder why so many visitors come there to admire beautiful flowerbeds and relax in the shade of old trees, forgetting about city noise and stress. Shopping remains a no less popular pastime for both locals and guests of Bielefeld. The vast majority of prestigious boutiques and shopping centers are open not far from Alter Markt. Even the most discerning guests will not have any difficulty finding suitable clothes or accessories in these shops. Local boutiques offer clothes, shoes, and perfumes by the leading international brands. Local jewelry stores sell exclusive items with precious and semiprecious stones. Copyright
Bielefeld can offer unique designer hotels, including modern Hotel Weitblick Bielefeld. Its spacious rooms are furnished with solid light wood furniture; bright paintings on natural motifs … Open
Tourists will find many interesting shops on Bahnhofstraße. This street is famous for its shopping centers for any taste and budget. As a rule, shops in this part of the city offer a rich choice of souvenirs, so tourists come there in order to buy memorable gifts. Bielefeld is particularly good for shopping during Christmas holidays. This is the time when tenths of small wooden kiosks appear in the city center. These stalls offer interesting New Year decorations, handicrafts, pastries, and local wine. Tourists, who are lucky to visit the city during the Weaving Market event, should not forget to buy linen items. The art of linen weaving appeared in the city yet at the beginning of the 13th century, and many weaving factories of Bielefeld are still well-known for their exceptional quality.
Bielefeld Fans of classical music will not be bored in Bielefeld. The city has a rich cultural life and is home to one of the most beautiful concert halls in whole Europe – the Rudolf Oetker Hall. The building with unique acoustics and architecture was opened in 1930. Nowadays, the venue regularly hosts classical music concerts, but other music events also take place there from time to time. Moreover, every summer the International Dance Festival Bielefeld takes place in the building. The adjacent rose garden is also worth a visit.
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All tourists keen on outdoor activities and sports are highly welcome at the Stimulating Park Landscape. Apart from fabulous views of the Teutoburg Forest, this is a perfect destination for running, cycling, hiking, and climbing. The park has many natural trails, hiking paths, and numerous scenic routes during which travelers can observe the most picturesque areas of the region. Several years ago, Kesselbrink Park appeared in Bielefeld. In addition to benches, pleasant atmosphere, and water, this place has one of the biggest skating parks in whole Germany.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Bielefeld and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Bielefeld
♥   National Park 'Kellerwald-Edersee' , 102.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Bielefeld
♥   Amusement park 'Tierpark Nadermann' Schöning, 24.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Spielerei Rheda-Wiedenbrück' Rheda-Wiedenbrück, 25.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Potts Park' Minden, 34.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitzentrum SchiederSee' Delbrück, 44.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Rasti-Land' Salzhemmendorf, 77.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Bielefeld
♥   Restaurant '1550 Restaurant' Bielefeld-Brackwede. Type - Modern cuisine. 3.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Taverne' Bielefeld-Schildesche. Type - International. 4.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Büscher’s Restaurant' Bielefeld-Quelle. Type - Country|International. 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gasthaus Buschkamp' Bielefeld-Senne. Type - Traditional cuisine. 6.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Tomatissimo' Bielefeld-Kirchdornberg. Type - Italian|Mediterranean cuisine. 6.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Germany

Hiking is no less popular in Germany. There are more than 150 parks and reserves in the country. Tourists can choose any of the huge number of hiking trails and go on a tour to admire the picturesque landscape. Experienced travelers go to the mountains, the Alps. No less exciting is the trek through the Turin Forest, Franconia, and the Black Forest, which has a mountainous terrain. During the trip, it is very important to observe all the rules of staying in green zone. Germans will not tolerate even unintentional damage to the nature. The routes are equipped with everything necessary for comfortable trip, including parking for overnight, medical assistance, and food. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Bielefeld - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Bielefeld - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Bielefeld?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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