At one time there were well over 100 breweries located in and near Münsterland. Today there is one. Pinkus Müller brewery offers public tours. Learn about the history of beer making in this region and do a bit of sampling at the end of your tour. The marketplace is a fun place to buy flowers, fresh produce, handcrafted items and much more. It is also a chance to see how goods have been bought and sold in this area for hundreds of years. Cycling and hiking are quite popular near Münsterland and there are many trails on which to do both. One of the most unique activities in Münsterland is the chance to take a hot air balloon ride. If you visit the area during the month of August, you can see more than 60 balloons participate in the Montgofiade Balloon Festival.
You will find many interesting attractions to visit whilst on holiday to Münsterland. A number of historic churches and castles dot the landscape. These include St. Lamberts Church, built in 1375 and St. Paul’s Cathedral that was built even earlier in the 1200’s. The Zwinger Fortress was first built in 1528. It served as fortress, prison and then during World War II, the gestapo used it as a spot in which to carry out executions. There are also some interesting museums located near Münsterland. The Westphalian State Museum of Art and Cultural History and the Pablo Picasso Museum of Graphic Art are two examples. The first features many artists. The latter boasts only works by Picasso.
Münsterland is home to mild winters and warm, sunny summers that are perfect for enjoying time in the out of doors. During the winter the average lows are between -1° and 2° C and average highs are 5° to 9° C. During the spring the average lows are 4° to 8° C and the highs are 14° to 19° C. During the summer the average lows are 11° to 12° C and the average highs are 21° to 23° C. There are 13 to 17 rainy or snowy days per month. The precipitation is quite evenly distributed throughout the year.
The closest airport to Münsterland is Münster Osnabrück International Airport (FMO), located 19 km away. Other options include Dortmund Airport (DTM), which is 50 km from Münsterland and Paderborn Lippstadt Airport (PAD), located 78 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.