Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Bielefeld1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Bielefeld with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.
Railway and landscape maps of Bielefeld areaThis Bielefeld map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
City tours, excursions and tickets in Bielefeld and surroundings
Germany - moving around the countryMost tourists come to Germany by plane. This is one of the safest ways to travel. Besides that, it’s very comfortable. More than 40 airports operate in Germany. In different cities of the country, there are international airports that welcome flights from Europe and Americas. The largest of them is Frankfurt am Main. In the world rating, this airport occupies the third position by the volume of passenger traffic. There are 5 comfortable rooms, snack bars and restaurants, as well as shops with souvenirs. … Open
Overview of festivals and celebrations in GermanyOne of the most important public holidays in Germany is the Day of German Unity associated with the fall of the Berlin Wall and the unification of the country. It is widely celebrated on October 3. Official celebrations are held every year in different cities. In the capital, at the Brandenburg Gate, tents and stages are set up. Folk festivities in Germany are a way to relax; they make locals feel proud for their country and its history. During such holidays, Germans do not stint on emotions and really have fun. Christmas in Germany is another wonderful holiday, a time of miracles and magic. The houses are decorated four weeks before the holiday. The less time remains before it, the more lights and candles fill windows, storefronts, and streets. Throughout the country, the famous Christmas markets open, where you can buy souvenirs, decorations for the Christmas tree, gifts, and Christmas cookies. The most important fair is held in Nuremberg. … Open
Photogallery of Bielefeld sights
Our guide to Bielefeld
Shopping, streets and outlets
Bielefeld will not disappoint lovers of shopping trips. Many city's shopping streets start right from the railway station. There are six major shopping centers, the most popular of which is Galeria Kaufhof. It was opened in 1879. Originally, it was trading textile products. Nowadays, it can boast dozens of shops, selling clothes and shoes for every taste, perfume, and lovely household goods, goods for children and … Open
Advices for travellers
7. All large restaurants, shopping centers, hotels, and petrol filling stations accept credit cards. In case of a need, it is possible to withdraw cash at Geldautomat – these ATM machines usually charge a small withdrawal fee. 8. Most shops and shopping centers open not earlier than 9:00 and work until 18:00 – 20:00. Thursday often has longer operating hours. The majority of shops are closed … Open
Hotels for romantic escape
Travelers who are searching for a place suitable for a romantic holiday should pay attention to Hotel Schweizer Haus. It is located in one of the most picturesque and quiet areas of Bielefeld and is very popular among newlyweds. Besides romantic-style rooms with vintage interiors, guests can enjoy a cozy restaurant featuring antique furniture. It would be an ideal place for a banquet; on solemn days, the restaurant … Open
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 are presented in each of the rooms and public areas of the hotel. Thanks to the large windows, rooms are always perfectly illuminated. An abundance of natural fabrics makes the atmosphere even more natural and inviting. The hotel … Open
Bielefeld for children - what to visit
The Heimat-Tierpark Olderdissen Park remains the most popular holiday destination for tourists with children in Bielefeld. In the territory of this extensive park, is the only zoo in the city in which you can see bears, wild boars, wild horses and owls, as well as typical farm animals like buffaloes, goats and rabbits. Visitors are allowed to pet and feed some inhabitants of the zoo. One of the most popular among … Open
Travel guide to Bielefeld
No less interesting historical object is St. Mary’s Church, that was built in the 15th century and is a beautiful monument in the Gothic style. Part of the interior decoration of the church was preserved for centuries; within its walls unique ancient crucifixes and icons can be found today. Some religious valuables are stored in this church for over 300 years. In the 15th - 17th centuries on the territory … Open