Winterberg is a town and resort in North-Rhine-Westphalia’s Hochsauerland district. It’s found at the heart of a region favoured for its beautiful upland scenery and wide choice of outdoor activities. Winterberg holiday rentals are found in a year-round destination, with activities to enjoy at all times of year.
With such spectacular landscapes all around, including the Kahler Asten mountain, which is the second highest peak in the Sauerland region, Winterberg self-catering accommodation suits anyone who embraces the great outdoors. Recreation on offer includes hiking or Nordic walking, with a wealth of routes to explore, guiding you through pristine forests and across peaks. The upland terrain would also appeal to mountain bikers, and there’s a fantastic 1,140 kilometres of trails, aimed at all levels of ability and daring. Meanwhile the winding roads in this part of the world are also popular with motorcyclists, and there are numerous establishments that actually welcome bikers especially. There are also two great golf courses in the area around Winterberg holiday rentals; Golfclub Schmallenberg and Winterberg’s own 9-hole course.
In the winter months Winterberg holiday accommodation is also in its element, with 82 ski runs offering 46 skiable kilometres and served by 60 lifts. The resort comes with snowboard and ski schools. There’s all kinds of fun for all ages at this time of year, with snow-tubing, sledging, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing and even bob-sleighing. Also in the winter you could experience the stunning landscape on foot, with a number of walking trails laid out at this time of year, ranging from light to strenuous.
The nearby town of Schmallenberg, just a few minutes in the car from Winterberg self-catering holiday rentals is also a top active destination. Here you’ll find more than 2,000 kilometres of hiking trails. And in winter the ski area here offers 250 kilometres of cross-country ski tracks, served by 30 lifts.
Winterberg self-catering holiday accommodation is found in an area with a large fluctuation in annual temperatures. Winters usually bring sub-zero conditions from around December to March, with relatively consistent snowfall on the higher peaks. Summers on the other hand are usually warm here, bringing temperatures in the upper 30s between June and September.
If you’re travelling here from the UK, the easiest way to get to Winterberg self-catering holiday rentals would be to fly with easyJet from London-Luton (LTN) to Dortmund Airport (DTM) in the Ruhr Area. From here you’ll have an 80-minute drive southeast to get to your holiday destination in North-Rhine-Westphalia’s Hochsauerland district.