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Refreshingly varied: in Waldeck-Frankenberg you can really let off steam in your free time. No matter what the temperature. Both indoors and outdoors. Whether sailing, surfing or water skiing in summer - snowboarding, cross-country skiing or skiing in winter: here you'll find H²O in every form. For an extra dose of action, try indoor climbing, bowling or go-karting - even if the weather doesn't cooperate.

Ski jumping Willingen

Every year, thousands of winter sports fans are drawn to the biggest winter sports event north of the Alps: the FIS World Cup Ski Jumping in Willingen. On the world's largest large hill you can watch the German eagles fly - and experience live who makes it to the winner's podium in the international competition. A top event in a class of its own.

Our home by the sea

Arrive and feel good: In the district's own holiday hotel "Haus Waldeck" on the East Frisian island of Norderney, you can also unwind outside Waldeck-Frankenberg. With a view of the North Sea, you can escape from everyday life - and spend a few nice days on holiday. There are even discounted offers for Waldeck-Frankenberg.

Kellerwald National Park

Hike, experience wild nature and discover world heritage along the way: In the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park you can track down rare animal and plant species. Fascination wilderness: Here you can see some of the last near-natural beech forests of western Central Europe - with or without guided tours by the national park rangers, adventure trails included.

Two cyclists from behind on a dirt road in a deciduous forest

Green Trails

Unique in Europe: Together with municipalities from Waldeck-Frankenberg and beyond the borders of the district, the district is realising the largest connected cycling offer in Europe.

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