Top 20 sightseeing the best attractions to see on your holiday

Top 20 Winterberg Germany

Top 20 Sightseeing in Winterberg Germany

Our next stop?… Winterberg

Are you looking for a great place to visit this winter season? If so, then head to the town of Winterberg. This town is situated in the middle of the Sauerland, district of Hochsauerland, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Winterberg is popularly known as one of Wintersport Arena Sauerland’s notable and major winter sports centers. The town is best known for the skeleton track, luge, and bobsleigh as well as for having a handful of ski resort destinations. So if you want to enjoy different sports and other activities this winter season, your best pick is Winterberg.

Below are the best sightseeing spots, tourist destinations, and activities to do in Winterberg.


 Erlebnisberg Kappe

The Erlebnisberg Kappe is a monumental adventure park in Winterberg. Like other adventure parks in Winterberg, Erlebnisberg Kappe has also lots to offer. Among the well-liked attractions in the area are the Panorama Adventure Bridge which features five elements, the Climbing Forest Winterberg where you can have fun, climb, and balance in airy heights, and the summer funicular where you can enjoy the bridges, curves, and jumps of toboggan anytime of the year in almost any weather.


Skiliftkarussell Winterberg

Skiliftkarussell Winterberg is one of the popular ski resort destinations of skiers from the Netherlands. It is located just nearby Winterberg, specifically in Rothaargebirge, Central Germany. This major ski resort in Central Germany offers a total of 25 ski lifts. They are also open for night skiing thrice a week all throughout the winter season. In summer, Skiliftkarussell Winterberg offers summer outdoor activities like downhill biking.


City Day SPA Schorn

Do you want to relax and rest in a serene, beautiful, and less crowded place in Winterberg? If yes, then I think going to City Day SPA Schorn may interest you. The City Day SPA Schorn is a beauty and wellness spa with sauna ( natural log cabin sauna, red sauna, and Roman steam bath), indoor swimming pool, waterfall shower, large sun terrace, an entertaining spa garden, and more.


Kartfun Neuastenberg

If you are looking forward to experiencing fast driving and you want to have fun with the intoxication of speed, then you must not skip visiting Kartfun in Winterberg-Neuastenberg. Kartfun Neuastenberg is perfect for everyone regardless of whether you are young or old, or perhaps you are a pro or just a beginner. Their 550m kart track distance is the most modern and beautiful in Germany and in the entire Europe as well.


Panorama Erlebnis Brücke

The Panorama Erlebnis Brücke, known in English as Panorama Adventure Bridge, is an open walking bridge that features 6 viewing platforms and 5 climbing elements, namely: Suspension Bridge, jungle bridge, tube slide, Sky Boa, and Plate bridge. Standing on the long bridge will give you a bird’s eye view of the fascinating Winterberg bobsleigh track as well as of the ski runs of the Knappe area. You can as well enjoy an expansive view of Rothaar and of the countryside which is known as the “Land of a thousand mountains” from the bridge. It is situated at the southwestern part of the main town of Winterberg, particularly in Natural Park Sauerland Rothaargebirge.


Wild- und Freizeitpark am Ettelsberg

The Wild- und Freizeitpark am Ettelsberg is a game and amusement park in Ettelsberg. The Hochwald park is enveloped by the Diemelsee nature park where you and your family can enjoy playing various games. There are as well a handful of exotic animals like parrots and Barbary apes as well as ungulates in the area. You can’t just watch the animals from a distance at the petting zoo but you can as well enjoy an up close experience with them. The park’s Jagdmuseum highlights two large aquariums where you can witness the underwater world of native fish.


FORT FUN Adventure Park 

The FORT FUN adventure park is a well-known family day out destination in Sauerland’s scenic countryside. The park features various spectacular attractions like the summer toboggan run called the Trapper SLIDER, wild water rafting, and hang-gliding adventure. The Trapper SLIDER is stretched up to 1.3 kilometers, the longest of its kind in the entire Europe. It guarantees exciting steep downhill rides with plenty of waves, loops, and jumps. The park’s WILD EAGLE features a state-of-the-art alpine coaster which enables you to experience being launched down the mountain at over 80 km/h speed. Among the other attractions are the Halloween event called FORT FEAR Horrorland during, the huge Mexico themed land, and rustic Davy Crockett Camp.


Erlebnisberg Sternrodt

Whether you are visiting Winterberg with your family, friends, or office colleagues, Erlebnisberg Sternrodt has always something to offer you. The Erlebnisberg Sternrodt, translated as Adventure Mountain Sternrodt, offers varied programs for mountain toboggan run. Adventure Mountain Sternrodt also provides a perfect hiking environment and a nice destination for unique winter sports. Should you get hungry while enjoying outdoor winter activities, you can see and try the delectable dishes served at their restaurant.


Zwembad Aqua Mundo Hochsauerland

The Zwembad Aqua Mundo Hochsauerland is the water lover’s perfect destination in Winterberg. This fully subtropical Hortobagy has so much to offer. Aside from the indoor slides and outdoor waterslide, you can as well enjoy scuba diving and underwater scooter riding. You can treat yourself to a relaxing classical massage at their massage and beauty center. You may as well pamper yourself with their Turkish bath, sauna, and Solarium. Among the attractions in this tropical paradise that your whole family can enjoy are the foaming jacuzzi, great wave, 4 spectacular family slides, water playhouse, sleek outdoor pools, and tropical sun cave.


GC Schmallenberg-Sellinghausen e.V.

Do you love playing golf? Then you may as well like to visit the Golfclub Schmallenberg-Sellinghausen eV. This Golf club is located in the idyllic neighborhood of Schmallenberg Sauerland. You will surely enjoy playing golf and filling your eyes with the scenic landscape that you can see from the golf course area.


Snow World Züschen

Snow World Züschen is yet another ski resort in Germany. It is set on a sunny plateau just above Züschen. It has wide and well-tended slopes and beautiful winter hiking trails. The resort offers free parking and traditional huts.



Sahnehang is one of the major parts of the winter sports arena Sauerland. Regardless of whether you are a small or large winter sports aficionado, you can surely find everything that your heart desires in Sahnehang. Guests are carried via a lift from the base to the peak of the Kahler Asten, the highest mountain in the winter sports arena. They have three lifts, one is the beginner’s lift which lifts guests up to 200 meters high, the Rodellift which lifts guests up to 300 meters high, and the ski lift which lifts guests up to 700 meters high.



The Ruhrquelle is another wonderful outdoor activities destinations in Winterberg. It is located in Hochsauerlandkreis in North Rhine-Westphalia. The area provides a cozy atmosphere both for summer and winter active leisure activities. The Ski resort Ruhrquelle offers winter sports both for young and adults.They have a large restaurant, cozy huts, spacious children’s playground, and a parking area.


Ski School Poppenberg

Skiing is one of the most enjoyable and exciting activities to do in Winterberg during the winter season. If you want to fully enjoy your skiing adventure, you must learn how to ski. And if you already have tried skiing before but have not done it for a long while now, then you may opt for a refresher course to refine your moves and techniques. Ski School Poppenberg offers fun, safety, exciting, and quality ski lessons.


Wake and Water Winterberg

Wake and Water Winterberg is a wakeboarding and waterskiing facility in Winterberg. Regardless of whether you are a kid or a grown up adult, for as long as you have the passion and interest to learn wakeboarding and water skiing, you will surely enjoy being at the Wake and Water Winterberg. This child-friendly, modern, and active facility also help those who want to further improve their skills in different water sports. They offer different course levels ranging from beginners to professional and everything in between.



Your Winterberg adventure will never be complete without souvenir shopping. If you want to buy something healthy but unusual, head over to Samadhi. This local shop is located in the heart of the city. Here you can buy an exclusive selection of items and products that are helpful for your mental, spiritual, and physical well-being like harmonious living accessories, aromatherapy for smoking, beauty care products, and music for meditating and relaxing. Samadhi also offers books, special Indonesian furniture, precious stones, and selected jewelry.


Tenne Winterberg

If you think Winterberg is only for winter and summer outdoor activities, think twice. The city is also blessed with a vibrant nightlife. Of the discotheques in the town, I have specifically chosen the Tenne Winterberg. The bar features three musical styles (dance, rock, and pop) and six theaters on five levels. Tenne Winterberg is not just an ordinary discotheque but the most discreet disco in Germany. It is as well one of the most active and lively in the country.


Bowlhaus Winterberg

When in Winterberg, go bowling and aim for a strike! Bowlhaus Winterberg is a bowling alley in the town that features 8 courts, Football Kicker dart machine, a bar, 2 pool tables, and a restaurant. You do not need to have prior experience or perhaps meet a certain knowledge requirement to be able to play at Bowlhaus Winterberg. Anyone, even children, can play and enjoy bowling .


St. John’s Baptist

St. John Baptist is a Catholic parish church in the district of Züschen, Winterberg. Its original structure dates back to the 12th century. The church originally had three altars and four bells. The present form of St. John Baptist was built in 1857 and was consecrated on September 2, 1857, by Konrad Martin, the then Bishop of Paderborn.


Westdeutschen Wintersportmuseum

The Westdeutschen Wintersportmuseum, translated as West German Winter Sports Museum, is a museum in Winterberg that collects and displays the development and history of winter sports in the region. It was opened in 1998 and is located at the base of Kahler Asten. The museum features 250 square meters of word, image, and history documents. Aside from the exhibits, the museum has also a restaurant and bistro-cafe.