Kamen is located in the Ruhr region of Germany at the crossroads of two of the country’s major highways: the A1 and A2. This location means that Kamen is a welcoming place for visitors from all around the world (although a bit noisy due to these nearby Autobahns).
The town is proud of its many cultural opportunities, and if you visit there be sure to see the Galerie Kamen. This is a network of four different buildings throughout the town, which showcase artistic works from near and far. Exhibitions change about ten times during a calendar year and might feature photography, sculpture, paintings, or graphic arts.
The Concert Hall in the town offers productions for children and adults alike. You can see dramatic “comedies and thrillers,” or plays that will appeal equally to youngsters and their parents. The Hall also showcases regular symphonic concerts, an oratorio choir, and performances by the students at the Municipal School of Music.
If you enjoy being active while traveling, you will find many opportunities in Kamen. There are several swimming pools, both indoor and out, and a large network of hiking and bicycle trails that can provide scenic half and whole day excursions.
The town is proud of the many playgrounds and soccer fields that provide safe places for children to play. The Kamen Sports Center offers state-of-the-art facilities for enthusiasts of track and field, basketball, football and many other sports. It is also a meeting place for coaches, trainers, and others involved in athletics that come to the center for conferences and clinics of all kinds. Professional sports teams often use the facility as a training ground.
There are several annual festivals in Kamen that appeal to many people. You may want to participate in the Old Town Festival, Dragon KITE Festival, or the Festival of the Kamen Fountain.
Whenever you visit this friendly and attractive town, you are sure to find something to please.