Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city in the Sauerland region, known for its rich history and culture. The city has many attractions to offer, including the Museum of Prehistory and Early History, the Balve
Local History Museum, and the Romanesque parish church of St. Blasius. The Museum of Prehistory and Early History houses exhibits from Balve
's earlier history, including the skeleton of a cave bear and a human skull embedded in stalactites. The Balve
Local History Museum showcases the history of the city and its inhabitants.
The city also has many historic buildings, including the Drostenhaus from 1600. Schloss Wocklum is now internationally known for its equestrian facility. The Balve
r Höhle cave, the rock formations of the Hönnetal valley, and the Klause near the cave are protected natural sites. Balve
was known for its beer, Balve
r Lüll, and its pretzels.
Every year, the Balve
Optimum equestrian tournament takes place, attracting many visitors. There is also a Christmas market and a city festival every two years. The city maintains its local dialect and traditional baked goods. Tourism has increased in recent years, especially due to its proximity to the Ruhr area and close networking with other cities.
Preserving local culture is important to various associations, including the Balve
r Heimwacht and local shooting clubs. The Männerchor Balve
is the largest choir in the city, but there are also other choirs and music clubs.
If you are looking for a hotel
, Hotel Haus Recke
is an excellent choice. It is located quietly in Balve
and offers a garden, terrace, and free Wi-Fi. You are ideally located for trips to the surrounding Hönnetal nature reserve. The rooms are bright, spacious, and comfortably furnished.
The Sokola.de community center in Langenholthausen is designed as a multi-generational house and offers various events for young and old. There are also many opportunities for hiking and cycling in the Balve
is a city with a rich history and culture that strives to preserve and maintain it. Visit this charming city in the Sauerland region and discover its attractions!
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