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Winterberg A variety of events take place in Winterberg. But all the most large-scale and interesting events are connected with sports. However, this is not surprising. After all, the town is one of the largest centers of skiing and bobsleighs in the country. The local bobsleigh track meets all international requirements. Winterberg has been hosting athletes not only from Germany but also from all over the world during the Bobsleigh World Cup for several decades. Often these competitions are combined with the stage of the Skeleton World Cup. This is due to the identity of the track requirements. However, it is also worth considering the differences between the two sports if you decide to attend the competition.
Winterberg is a major German winter sports center. However, it is a small town. So you can easily buy basic necessities, a variety of souvenirs and clothes from local designers and from many … Open
Bobsleigh is downhill from the mountains on specially equipped ice tracks on a controlled sled. Two or four people included in the crew of the sled today. It's a high-tech sport. Although the sled does not seem too complicated device, a huge number of factors are taken into account when creating it. This is also largely due to safety requirements. You can see the sled rushing with a whistle during the competition. Sled’s speed is really very high. It reaches 130-140 kilometers per hour on the track in Winterberg.
Skeleton can seem like an even more extreme sport. Individual competitors ride the same bobsleigh track in this competition. The skeleton is a small flat sled. It is necessary to lie face down and stretched out on a string on them. The athlete controls the skeleton with the help of body movements and special spikes on the shoes. The speed here is not low than in bobsleigh. It reaches 130 km/h. Copyright
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It is difficult to say in advance what the number in the competition grid will be the stage in Winterberg. But the data on the place of the stages are promptly placed on the website of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation. The Cup begins at the end of November. It ends at the end of February. You can see the bobsleigh competitions of men's fours, women's twos, and men's twos as part of the stage in Winterberg. It's hard to say which ones are more interesting. So if the weather allows, it is better to come and watch all the races. But keep in mind that as a rule, it is cold, windy, or snowy, regardless of the time of the stage just in the days of the final races in Winterberg.
Winterberg at Dawn In addition to fighting for the crystal globe and cash prizes, you can also witness Luge competitions in Winterberg. Luge competitions are usually held separately from bobsleigh and skeleton. Although, the route used is the same. High speeds and adrenaline are also characteristic of this competition. Participants go feet forward on a sled. They see little in front of them. Athletes control the sled by changing the position of the body and a pair of belts attached to the runners.
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A ticket even to the World Cup in Luge, bobsleigh or skeleton costs not much. You can also visit part of the races absolutely free of charge, as well as all local competitions. But keep in mind that in general, all types of Luge are quite specific spectacles for the fan. So if you decide to attend the competition, then stock up on hot tea, warm clothes, and patience. The same advice can be given to those who want to visit slalom, freestyle, downhill and other disciplines included in the World Cup program of the International Ski Federation. One of the stages of all these competitions is traditionally held in Winterberg. The town becomes the arena of the European or World ski Championships for both adults and juniors.
There are interesting sports events not only in winter in Winterberg. Mountain Biking and orienteering competitions are held in the vicinity of the town in the summer. Daily hikes and special camps for mountain bikers are also held here every year. They are designed more for tourists. Camps last from two to four days. They can have a variety of programs. This can be familiarization with the urban surroundings in a quiet trip, lectures on the intricacies of the choice of mountain bike and accessories or driving courses on extreme off-road.
Winterberg is popular with tourists from all over Europe. So do not be surprised by the abundance of local restaurants. You can find dishes from any world cuisine here. It can be Italian … Open
The locals are quite devout. They necessarily celebrate major Catholic holidays like Christmas or Easter. An interesting fact is that White Sunday is celebrated exactly a week after Easter. Houses and churches are usually decorated with white as a symbol of innocence and purity on this day. In addition, many townspeople go through the ritual of the sacrament in White Sunday. Locals also celebrate Labor Day, Mother's Day, and Father's Day. All Saints day is very popular especially among young people in Winterberg. It is a day off here.
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Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Winterberg
♥   Basilika St. Ida, Lippetal-Herzfeld, 58.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilika Mariä Heimsuchung, Werl, 58.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Dom Ss. Maria, Liborius und Kilian, Paderborn, 59.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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 'Freusburg' , 61.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Winterberg

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