If you are traveling through Cologne on your trip through Germany, you may want to make a side-trip to the town of Kürten which lies just 25km away. This small town is often overlooked by Germany travelers because of the night-life opportunities offered by other larger cities, but Kürten has lots of natural and historical attractions.
If you are looking for sports or physical activity in the outdoors, you should consider playing a round of golf at the beautiful 18-hole course at Golf Club Kürten. It is a 6059m (6626 yards) par 72 with a restaurant and driving range. It also contains a 6-hole short course.
The golf course is located in the Nature Park Bergisches Land. Even if you aren’t a golfer, the nature in the area is worth the trip. You will be awestruck at the beautiful views over the countryside.
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For swimming activities, there is a place called Splash that offers a sauna and swimming pool. It provides a giant slide, a wading pool for babies, aquatic exercises, and more. The biggest attraction of the water park is the slide, which is very large and gets you moving very fast. It is quite a thrilling experience! The sauna is a great place to relax after a day of activity.
The entire place has a comfortable feel-good atmosphere about it.
Kürten is also the hometown of one of the best composers of recent time, Karlheinz Stockhausen. He passed away on December 5th, 2007, and was buried in Kürten cemetery. There are still many concerts and courses being held in his name. Check online for the dates of courses and concerts and take advantage of the chance to be around great music minds and learn about and enjoy the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Take a trip through Kürten on your next trip through Germany for golf, water activities, or music, and you won’t be disappointed.