Relax on a hike through the Sauerland. Around our Gasthof Spelsberg on the Grossendrescheid you will find many beautiful tours through the forests of the Sauerland. Here you can roam through nature and let the fresh wind blow in your face. After a short tour around the Dicken Hagen, stop for a delicious piece of cake or fortify yourself after a day’s hike in our new log cabin at the barbecue buffet.
Altena Castle is known beyond the city limits: the world’s first youth hostel was set up here by Richard Schirrmann in 1914. Today it is a museum, but you can still stay overnight at the castle in the youth hostel in the lower courtyard. Explore the castle with all its attractions, such as the castle elevator, which opened in April 2014. Here you will be offered a multimedia adventure.
The German Wire Museum in Altena clearly shows that not only modern communication society is dependent on wire. In the museum, historical and social developments of the wire are illuminated in an entertaining way.
The Holtzbrinck Castle or Altenaer Bürgerburg is the cultural center of the city. Numerous concerts, cabaret evenings and other events take place there throughout the year. All upcoming Kulturring events can be found on the right side of the website.
Address of Holtzbrinck Castle: Kirchstraße 20, 58762 Altena
Equestrian sports center Hof Hegemann
Alpaca Tour – Hike through the Sauerland with a very special companion
Do you need a little break from your stressful everyday life? Or a varied surprise for the whole family? We have just the right offer for you: take a walk with alpacas. After a meet and greet at Hof Hegemann, the fluffy animals will accompany you through the beautiful and quiet landscape in Wiblingwerde in the immediate vicinity of Grossendrescheid. Afterwards you can relax with a cozy picnic with your loved ones on the alpaca meadow.
This is pure deceleration and a somewhat different walk for the whole family!
The outdoor and indoor pool in Altena-Dahle offers families, recreational athletes and swimming clubs ideal conditions. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a relaxed swim or ambitious competition training – every bather feels at home in our family atmosphere.
The Hagen Open-Air Museum is the only open-air museum in Europe dedicated exclusively to the history of craftsmanship and technology. Experience historical workshops, exhibitions or demonstrations that will amaze you.