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Make a holiday home in Sauerland, Germany your home away from home

Sauerland is a region in the western German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. In contrast to much of the rest of this state, Sauerland holiday homes are set in an area that is relatively sparsely populated; it’s also dotted with picturesque villages and towns, has a rural feel and features a number of protected areas of natural beauty.

Things to do in Sauerland, Germany

The most popular activities for holidaymakers at self-catering accommodation n Sauerland involve the great outdoors. It’s a landscape of valleys, rolling hills, forests, meadows and charming villages with half-timbered houses. Recommended walking paths in the region include Rothaarsteig, the high elevation Hoehenflug and the Waldroute. The latter is a 240-kilometre trail that guides hikers and mountain through a wealth of woodland scenery, with all kinds of flora and fauna to be spotted en route.

Another great reason to head for Sauerland holiday accommodation is to experience the region’s various lakes. The six main lakes in the region are Henne, Bigge, Sorpesee, Diemel, Moehne and Lister. In addition to typical summertime activities like swimming and sunbathing, the lakes in the Sauerland region also offer cruises with the Weisse Flotte ships, or personal boat hire.

There’s also a great mix of visitor attractions for anyone visiting Sauerland holiday homes. At Bestwig you’ll find the popular theme Park, Fort Fun, which boasts numerous amusements and rides for all the family. There are also some natural wonders located in the region – Balve Cave is a huge underground chamber that has been used as a venue for cultural events and performances since the early-19th Century. There’s also the Atta Cave in Attendorn, which is the most-visited show-cave in the country.

Places to visit on holiday in Sauerland, Germany

A town well worth visiting while on holiday at Auerland self-catering holiday accommodation is Siegen. It’s a medieval town with a number of beautiful remnants, including the medieval churches, Nikolaikirche and Martinikirche. Other essential sights include the Oberes Schloss, which dates to the 13th Century, and the Unteres Schloss, which today houses a number of federal offices.

Weather in Sauerland, Germany

Sauerland holiday rentals are found in a region with quite a large difference between winter and summer temperatures. For the most part, summers are warm, with highs usually reaching the high-20 in July and August. Spring and Autumn conditions are usually mild, while winters are consistently cold, bringing snowfall on occasion.

Cheap flights to Sauerland, Germany

The city of Dortmund sits within an hour’s drive of Sauerland self-catering holiday homes, and the airport here (DTM), is served by a number of low-cost airlines, such as easyJet flying from London-Luton (LUT).

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                                                                                                  Cabin #2390432
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                                                                                                    Apartment #2496875
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very nice apartment, in a beautiful location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      The flat was very clean and finished beautifully. The hosts were nothing but helpful and friendly despite the langauge differences. All in all a very plesent place to stay.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016