East Westphalia-Lippe - Highlights
The Ostwestfalen-Lippe region, which includes the districts of Minden-Lübbecke and Herford. With over 1 million inhabitants, it is one of the largest regions in Germany. With its forests, lakes, rivers and hills, it has much to offer tourists and locals alike.
There is a lot to discover. We have selected the best sights and cycling and hiking destinations for you:
The Forester's Ponds are the perfect place to spend your time. They are two large lakes in the middle of a forest, with a smaller lake nearby. You can explore them on foot or by bike and enjoy nature at its best. There is also an animal enclosure with wild boars nearby!
The Meschesee is the largest natural lake in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is also one of the most popular lakes in Germany and has been designated as a nature reserve since 1990. The area around the lake offers many opportunities for recreation, such as hiking, cycling and fishing.
Schiedersee is a lake in the district of Lippe in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It has an area of about 2.5 square kilometers and is located at an altitude of about 50 meters above sea level. The lake can be cycled around and on its shores there are many restaurants to enjoy your break with great food!
The crab pond is a beautiful place. It has trails that are perfect for hiking and biking, and an information board explaining the area. You will love it here!
Norderteich is a small town on the banks of the Lippe River. It has a lot to offer to visitors, including an old mill and castle ruins. The town also has some great restaurants and cafes where you can stop or just take a break from your trip.
It was built in 1972 and has an area of about 5 square kilometers, with an average depth of 20 meters. Around it there are many recreational areas for swimming and fishing.