The beautiful natural setting of Haltern am See, with both forestland and a lake, inspires an intense energy to get out and do something.
Luckily, the immense range of activities available to you will appease nearly any outdoor desire you have. You can indulge in fishing, paddle as well as sail boats, mountain biking, hiking, swimming, tennis, bowling, and mini-golf.
If you’re magically able to resist the tempting outdoor activities or you somehow manage to have some extra time on your hands, be sure to check out the LWL Römermuseum. This museum showcases 100 years of archaeological work exploring the Roman empire and displays the findings beautifully. The museum takes you through the progression of the Roman empire with large exhibitions and with recreations of important artifacts such as the Roman baths.
The town’s roots lie in the Roman empire and the museum does a wonderful job of making history interesting and interactive. You feel as if you are partaking in historically significant moments with the help of video programs and intricate exhibits.
Getting a hearty amount of time in with nature is made even easier in Haltern with the Naturwildpark. You can walk through the charming forest where nearly all of the animals within the park run free. The 600,000 sqm property offers a huge area for the animals, and visitors, to roam and people to get a little bit closer to nature.
Once you have worked up a healthy appetite from all of the outdoor adventures and natural exploring be sure to dine in one of the any wonderful restaurants found here. If you’re culturally curious the city center possesses cafes, theaters, and municipal museums to tickle, provoke, and satisfy your mind.
All in all, Haltern am See holds the power to challenge both your body and your mind while simultaneously enriching both.