Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city rich in historic buildings and churches. The St. Remigius parish church dates back to the 12th century and is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture. The Johanneskirche, on the other hand, was built in the 18th century and is a beautiful example of Baroque style.
The Old Town Hall and the Holy Spirit Church were converted into a forum, which is now a popular meeting place for locals and tourists. The Josefskirche, on the other hand, is now used as a youth center and adult education center.
During World War II, Borken
was 80% destroyed, resulting in many historic buildings being demolished or heavily altered. However, a few civic houses have been preserved, including the Zaunsche House and Mühlenstraße 8.
Outside the city walls, there are also some historic buildings to discover, such as the classical brick gable house at Alte Windmühle 1 and the historicist villas on Heidener Straße. Five towers and wall remains have been preserved from the city fortifications, including the Diebesturm and Kuhmturm.
If you are interested in further sights in the area, be sure to visit Wasserschloss Gemen. The castle dates back to the 13th century and is surrounded by a beautiful park. The St. Marien monastery in Burlo is also worth a visit.
If you are looking for a comfortable stay, we recommend the Stadthotel Borken
. The hotel
is only 37 km from Movie Park Germany and offers concierge service as well as allergy-friendly rooms. Additionally, the hotel
has a fitness center and free Wi-Fi throughout all areas.
The restaurant at Stadthotel Borken
offers a wide selection of regional specialties as well as international dishes. The hotel
also has family rooms so that you can comfortably stay with your family.
offers a variety of sights for every taste. Whether you are interested in historic buildings or nature, there is always something to discover here. We therefore recommend taking your time and thoroughly exploring the city and its surroundings!
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.