Arnsberg - working in a place where others enjoy there holidays


Arnsberg the gate to the Sauerland, the "Land of thousand hills" – breathtaking landscapes with clear lakes and large water dams, green forrests, saflush meadow and historical timbered houses.

63 percent of the township areforrest. Just north of the city lie the heights Arnsberg Forest Nature Park, extending south from the foothills Homert Nature Park.

With about 80,000 inhabitants live in Arnsberg to the big cities of the region and is a stone's throw away from the Ruhr area - by car to reach Dortmund in 30 minutes, and thus also the nearest airport.


The Sauerland theater and KulturSchmiede offer theater, comedy, cabaret, music, entertainment and much more. The outdoor stage Herdringen, art summer Arnsberg, the Hüstener funfair and numerous shooting festivals and carnivals offer fun and entertainment all year round.

In 51 museums, home parlour, spaces and projects, you can experience culture first hand.

The implementation of a Rittermahls (rustic dinner), that Arnsberg pub night and the Arnsberg Christmas Market are also located here.


The Elspe Festival offers the famous Karl May festival in the summer and plenty of other events, concerts and events throughout the year. No rides, no roundabouts, no roller coasters - but attractions with people, animals and nature.

The Panorama Park Sauerland Wildlife Park with its many attractions adventure, entertainment and recreational fun for the whole family with spruce streaker mega bouncy castles, slides paradise, giant trampoline, playing and climbing castle, pony carousel and petting zoo, bird of prey air show, game and nature trail and more.

The FORT FUN Adventure Land is the family theme park in Sauerland over forty attractions, two shows and fun for big and little adventurers on 75 acres. The park is largely designed in the Wild West style. Fort Fun receives around 400,000 visitors a year and, together with the Panorama Park Sauerland and Elspe Festival and tourism represents an important economic factor for the Sauerland

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Shopping in the district Neheim, the retail focus of the town of Arnsberg with multiple offer and attractive pedestrian zone. Over 160 for the most part by the owner controlled businesses here offer a variety of stores - for every budget and every need! Otherwise, the centers attract the nearby Ruhr on extensive shopping tours ..


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With the winter sports arena Sauerland region offers the greatest fun in the snow north of the Alps. Winter sports and fun for skiers, sledders, snowboarders, skiers, hikers, large and small mountain hares. World famous sports venues such as the Winterberg bobsleigh or Willinger Mühlenkopfschanze, biathlon centers, ice rinks and DSV Nordic Active centers make the offer complete. Winter sports in the Sauerland region, i.e. 150 lifts with 280 acres of skiable terrain, including 70 snow cannons and 300 kilometers of cross-country network quality.

Deep forests, gently swaying mountains and valleys, lush meadows and between romantic medieval village - the Sauerland countryside offers countless opportunities for hikers, Nordic walkers, strollers and fresh air fan. The Sauerland offers holiday fun from leisurely walks to multi-day tour in a whopping 20,000 kilometers route network. The numerous dams and lakes invite to water sports and swimming.

Approx. 100 sports clubs in Arnsberg, the RuhrtalRadweg, the Golf Club in Winterberg - for any sport enthusiasts there is something.

They are wet - Sauna friends, swimming athletes, fans and slipping day holiday - provides the leisure NASS Arnsberg in the ideal sports and recreational facilities.

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Impressive pictures of our region