What better way for those looking to get away from the mundane to unwind and forget about the daily grind than by venturing to the lush green expanses of Saarland? Sankt Wendel or Saint Wendel is a municipality in the German federal state of Saarland named after a hermit who lived in the area and was greatly venerated by the locals. The area was first named Basonevillare but was renamed in the 12th century to immortalise eremite Wenderlin. It is a picturesque place with gently rolling hills and a collection of architecturally intriguing monuments. Holidaymakers will spend days exploring the natural beauty and townscapes as well as unearthing the cultural treasures of Sankt Wendel. To make their stay here pleasant and enjoyable they will be able to retreat to impeccably furnished apartments and modern, spacious holiday homes.
The idea of leaving all things familiar behind and seeing and experiencing the new is what provokes many a traveller to pack their bags. And those who travel to Sankt Wendel will definitely see something different as they wander about the town and visit its museums. In the City Museum St. Wendel, found in the Mia Münster House, astounding artworks by local artists, including Mia Münster are exhibited. The Heimatmuseum Museum depicts the life of the ancient dwellers of this locale in a collection of highly informative exhibits.
A trip to the capital of Saarland, Saarbrücken, is well worth the trouble as it is home to a host of cultural treasures. One of these is the Saarländisches Staatstheater Opera where visitors can be treated to powerful performances in theatre, dance and music. The Saarbreucker Kammerkonzerte is available to those who wish for more in terms of musical performances. In fact this city is the home of the HFM University of Music.
The weather in Saarland locale can be described as rather cool as the temperatures, even at the height of summer barely touch 25°C. This is in the month of July. From there the temperatures drop sharply, going close to freezing by December. But the temperatures don’t go much past zero. Average lows during winter hover between -1 and -2°C. Precipitation in Sankt Wendel is relatively consistent throughout the year, though little, with monthly averages remaining at just about 50mm.
Visitors to these parts can either fly to Germany’s major cities (Munich, Frankfurt or Berlin) and take a domestic flight to the Saarbrücken Airport or, if they are residents of Antalya, London or Mallorca, fly direct on regional airlines. This facility is approximately 17 miles from Sankt Wendel and therefore reached in less than 20 minutes by road. For this trip visitors can take a taxi from the airport or hire a vehicle from Avis, Hertz and other established taxi firms which they can use to get around the town.