Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a city rich in historical buildings and monuments. The city museum provides an insight into the city's history, while the Hussar Museum and the Urdorf Museum are other museums that can be visited. There are also various music groups active in the city, and annually the music festival Summer City Beats takes place.
Impressive buildings in Brakel
include the Alte Waage, the Annenkapelle, the Kloster Mariae Opferungstal, and the former collegiate and current parish church St. Peter and Paul in Gehrden. The Hinnenburg is a castle on a hill north of Brakel
The Capuchin Church was built from 1715 to 1718 as Johann Conrad Schlaun's first work. The town hall dates back to the 13th century, and the Gothic Roland Column on the market square was built in the 14th century. Schloss Rheder was built in 1750 as a water castle and has Rococo rooms with stucco decorations.
For nature lovers, there are private historic estate parks such as Gutspark Abbenburg and Gutspark Bökerhof, which are publicly accessible. The Kurpark Kaiserbrunnen includes a mineral spring, circular paths around ponds, a forest restaurant, and a children's playground.
Regular events include Annentag in Brakel
and Schlossfest in Rheder, where culinary specialties and the house beer, Schloßbräu Rheder, are offered. In addition to Pilsner, there are also bock beers and Husarentrunk.
When it comes to accommodation, Hotel Schloß Gehrden
is undoubtedly one of the best hotel
s in Brakel
. This castle hotel is located in a former Benedictine monastery and is surrounded by a park landscape and the picturesque Eggegebirge mountains. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi as well as traditional Austrian cuisine and a rich breakfast buffet.
For sports enthusiasts, there are many opportunities such as football, table tennis, inline hockey, and archery as well as several indoor and outdoor sports facilities.
offers its visitors a variety of sights as well as cultural events and leisure activities for every taste. Whether one is interested in history or simply wants to enjoy nature - Brakel
has something to offer for everyone!
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