The Lippe district is marked by the Teutoburg Forest since it covers part of it. And that also means you will find countless opportunities for sport and nature activities.
Lippe District Map
Towns & Villages in the Lippe District
One highlight worth mentioning is certainly the Externsteine in Horn-Bad Meinberg, a mysterious building from the Stone Ages.
Then there is the Schieder See, an idyllic lake with a weir that has also a cute little amusement park called Funtastico, a skate course, horse park, and various other offers.
Are you interested in eagles? There is a very large bird park showcasing eagles and 180 other type of birds — including a museum. And the town of Heiligenkirchen also has a bird park showcasing 1,200+ exotic birds and other animals.
Oerlinghausen comes up with an air sport center offering you countless opportunities to discover the Lippe district from above, whether in a ultra light airplane, balloon, or by paragliding.
And, of course, there’s Bad Salzuflen, the spa town with its salt water springs that are hundreds of years old, and the countless picturesque half-timbered houses scattered throughout town.