Willingen, Germany

Willingen, Germany

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Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 802 vacation rentals near Willigen-Hochsauerland. From 506 apartments to 251 houses, 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 Willigen-Hochsauerland are on HomeAway.

Skiing is believing at Willingen's wonderful mountain slopes

Sauerland in Germany is known as the Land of a 1000 Mountains. Famous for its ski resorts and hiking trails, it's as popular in summer as it is in winter. A Willingen vacation rental makes an excellent base for skiing and hiking. Catch the Ettelsberg gondola up to the top of the mountain to the slopes of Skigebiet Willingen, or for the hiking trails in summer. Visit the Willingen indoor water park, open all year. Don't miss a peek into the Oldtimer Curioseum, a quirky museum displaying oddities, such as a WWII submarine, and an antique hot air balloon basket.

There's snow time to get board in Willingen

Willingen famously draws an active crowd. In the winter, it's a magnet for snow bunnies. Snowboarders, skiers and cross-country skiers all flock to the village to conquer the mountain resort's slopes. In summer, it's equally as popular, as Willingen vacation rentals are within easy reach of many rugged hiking trails through the range. After a busy day of skiing, there's nothing nicer than cozying up in front the fire in one of the local bars and restaurants for a spot of apres ski.

Quirky finds at the weird and wonderful Oldtimer Curioseum

Willingen is a popular year-round destination, and even if you're not active, there's something here for everyone. A must-see is the Oldtimer Curioseum, a sprawling museum filled with a range of quirky oddities. There are 1000s of exhibits, including an old submarine, and an antique basket from a hot air balloon. After a busy day on the slopes, there's nothing nicer than warming up in the Willegen Water Park, a huge indoor pool complex with lagoon-style pools, water slides and spas. Of course, you can always head back to your Willingen vacation rental to relax in your own private space.

There's snow time like winter time in Willingen

Willingen is a year-round destination, but it's particularly popular in the winter when it become a snowy paradise. Temperatures start to drop in November, when the first snow falls, and it lasts well into March. It's also a premium time for Willingen vacation rentals. In the summer, the sun shines and the mercury can hit 70 degrees or more. For the best choice of accommodation, visit in the shoulder seasons of spring and fall, when the skies are still bright, blue and sunny, but there's an increased chance of rain, so pack an umbrella.

Where there's a Willingen there's a hiking way

Willingen is a small mountain town and ski resort in the mountainous Sauerland region of Germany. In the summer it becomes the domain of the hikers and bikers who come to conquer the mountain's rugged trails. One of the most challenging hikes is the Upland Trail, which runs for 40 miles through forests, beech woods and marshland. For wildlife, head to the Wildlife Park in Willegen, where you may meet a mix of regional and more exotic animals, including parrots, brown bears, and wild cats.