Emsbüren folk obviously love to cycle and so they have this incredible network of cycling routes laid out over and around some of the most scenic spots you can imagine.
The shores of the Ems River and the Dortmund-Ems Canal lends itself perfectly to this and other outdoor activities which means that if you’re in Emsbüren and have a bike you’re going to have a great time. If not, get aboard the La Paloma, a quaint old boat with a roof that takes you on gentle rides down the Ems.
For those that like more than two wheels on their vehicles there are, of course, plenty to do and see. Go for a scenic ride along the waterway or explore the lovely countryside where time seems to really stand still. I mean how laidback can some folk get.
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You’ll find the same bunch of people you met on your way doing pretty much the same thing they were doing when you left them earlier. No point being jealous, I guess. Some are just born lucky. ;-)
Emsbüren sport also includes the more slow paced game of golf. So if zipping along the countryside is not your cup of tea, go for a relaxed game at the Swin Golf Park which has the added bonus of a convenient Go-Kart track if you’re with kids.
If you’re traveling as a family, the Emsflower greenhouse should be a good idea. It’s not just chock full of tropical plants, they also have cut flower and vegetables exhibition. Your kids will love the petting zoo, or then again maybe not. But they’ll definitely want to check out the restaurant. Isn’t it amazing how kids get famished half an hour after eating a bunch of burgers?
In Emsbüren, they make history come alive with a century old costume parade. Charming ladies don medieval costumes and stage a presentation that leaves old timers misty eyed.
There’s more history in the town square and it all comes alive as you stroll along the cobblestone walks.
The Church of St. Andrew in Emsbüren is surely a magnificent sight. From the bronze door at the southern entrance to the high domed vaulted ceiling and large stained glass windows what you have here is a miraculous piece of architecture. And I don’t mean that lightly. For contrary to most medieval churches, this one’s just flooded with light. You’ve got to check it out for yourself!