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Outdoor fun in Hochsauerlandkreis

With lush, green, rolling hills, towering mountains and dense forests, Germany's Hochsauerlandkreis district is a gorgeous place for outdoor adventurers. Lavish rainfall in the region ensures Hochsauerlandkreis remains vibrant and fertile, with sparkling streams and glistening lakes that are pure bliss to wade in on hot summer afternoons. When winter arrives the hiking trails vanish and the hillsides become home to outdoor enthusiasts, skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing. Hochsauerlandkreis vacation rentals are cozy places, warm in winter, cool in summer, the ideal home base for expeditions around the region. There are also gorgeous castles to explore and museums to visit.

Things to do

Old mines and amusement parks in Hochsauerlandkreis

Winterberg is a stunning winter resort town with beautiful ski slopes, a ski jump and bobsled run. While you're there, you can visit the West German Winter Sports Museum and see vintage sporting equipment. Nass Freizeitbad, in Arnsberg, is a great place to take the family for water slides, thermal baths and saunas, while at the Besucherbergwerk Ramsbeck museum you can learn the history of mining in the area – and enjoy a candlelit dinner in the mine itself. Hochsauerlandkreis vacation rentals are handy for Fort Fun Abenteuerland, in Bestwig. That's an amusement park with roller coasters, water slides, and a Western show to entertain the whole family.

Activities

Oktoberfest and golfing in Hochsauerlandkreis

Whether you love to wander through medieval castles, sit quietly in ancient churches, or head outside for active fun at every opportunity, Hochsauerlandkreis excursions to inspire and delight abound. There are mountains to climb and hills to ski, lakes to paddle across and quaint villages to swoon over. Every fall, Oktoberfest turns Hochsauerlandkreis into a party, with lively festivities all around. Hochsauerlandkreis vacation rentals are close to beautiful parks where you can picnic in summer, and amusement parks where you can shriek in delight with your kids. If you fancy a round of golf, a course is ready for you.

Weather

Warm summers and lots of rain in Hochsauerlandkreis

Hochsauerlandkreis is set amongst mountains and forests, and has warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Summer in Hochsauerlandkreis is warm, but not too hot, with temperatures hovering in the high 60s. This region gets a high amount of rainfall, even during the drier months, which accounts for the lush greenery of the entire area. Winters in Hochsauerlandkreis are cold, with temperatures sinking to the 30s and often into the 20s. January is the coldest month. Fall is quite cool, with temperatures in the 40s and 50s, and spring is similar, with very cold nighttime temperatures.

Natural features

Lush green hills in Hochsauerlandkreis

The district of Hochsauerlandkreis is renowned for its dense forests, rolling green hills, and tall Sauerland mountains. It sits south of Bielefeld, east of Essen, north of Frankfurt and west of Leipzig. Hochsauerlandkreis is a lush, green place in summer, dotted with small rivers and glistening lakes, perfect for swimming and hiking. In winter, snow blankets the mountains, turning the area into a snowy wonderland, ideal for winter sports. Hochsauerlandkreis has an abundance of wildlife thriving in its verdant landscapes. You may see ibex cantering along rocky cliffs, wild boar scurrying through the undergrowth or deer and rabbits darting past.

Where to stay around Hochsauerlandkreis District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,470 vacation rentals near Hochsauerlandkreis District. From 360 Houses to 18 Chalets, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Hochsauerlandkreis District are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Hochsauerlandkreis District?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Hochsauerlandkreis District:

  • Niedersfeld: 55 vacation rentals
  • Neuastenberg: 76 vacation rentals
  • Düdinghausen: 21 vacation rentals
  • Silbach: 20 vacation rentals
  • Altastenberg: 20 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Hochsauerlandkreis District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hochsauerlandkreis District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wintersportpark Sahnehang: 1,213 vacation rentals
  • Golfsport Sorpesee: 249 vacation rentals
  • Brembergkopf 1 Ski Lift: 1,256 vacation rentals
  • Bodefeld Hunau Ski Resort: 1,113 vacation rentals
  • Marsberg Beringhausen Station: 1,072 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hochsauerlandkreis District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Hochsauerlandkreis District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 360 Houses in Hochsauerlandkreis District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hochsauerlandkreis District include:

  • Chalets: 18 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 34 rentals available
  • Cabins: 34 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hochsauerlandkreis District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 109 vacation rentals with pool available in Hochsauerlandkreis District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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