This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Winterberg.
Around twelve thousand people live in Winterberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, a small town in the Hochsauerland district, in the west of Germany. The town belongs to the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, which shares borders with the Netherlands and Belgium. It is well known as winter sport resort and as a place for international competition of luge. The history of the town dates back to the thirteenth century, when it was mentioned first in official documents. Besides the ski resort Skiliftkarussell Winterberg, there is another worth-seeing landmark nearby -- Kahler Asten is the around eight hundred forty-two metres high and the second-highest summit of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. If you need a flight connection to get to the area, check out flights to the international airports in Köln-Bonn, Dortmund, or sometimes even Paderborn-Lippstadt.
Besides Skiliftkarussell Winterberg, there are seven additional smaller ski resorts. Overall, there are fifty-eight lifts and eighty-one different slopes, which have a length of fifty-six kilometres. Skiliftkarusell Winterberg offers twenty-six lifts and twenty-seven kilometres of pistes. Consider that there is no snow guarantee for all slopes possible, and in particular the smaller slopes located at a lower altitude can be temporarily closed. Usually the season starts in December and ends in the middle of March. In summer, you can go hiking, go cycling, or take a relaxed weekend in the nature. Around four-hundred eighty kilometres of trails wait for hikers and over one thousand one hundred forty kilometres of cycling paths can be used.
The area is a popular holiday destination and offers plenty of hotels, guesthouses, and holiday apartments. Campsites are available, as well. Backpackers with a tight budget can check out the supply of Winterberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany hostels in the region. This accommodation focuses on travel groups and families. However, your hostel in Winterberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, is not a party place. The facilities are clean and rather modern, and free Wi-Fi in common rooms is included.
Written by local enthusiast for Winterberg hostelsFlo