What is special about Werdohl that many other German cities can’t claim is that it suffered very little damage during the Second World War.
To learn more about the history of this town in North Rhine-Westphalia, visit the City Museum, which has exhibits that relate to traffic, church, iron working, heavy industry and everyday culture in and around the town.
Do you see a building built in the baroque architectural style? Chances are it is the City Hall. This building was originally a place for workers who came to the city for a job to find a cheap place to sleep at night.
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Traveling with the family can wonderful, but it can also turn stressful after dragging kids from one church to the next. Take a day off of seeing cultural stuff and instead get on the Lenne Route. This is a series of 164 kilometers of paths for walking, wandering and bicycle riding.
Once the kids are satisfied, you might even be able to sneak in a visit to a church with them. The St. Michael Catholic Church is probably the best one to see. Built in 1901, it is a lot bigger and more impressive than the older church in town.
Don’t feel bad if you skip the church and decide to just relax. Located in the Sauerland, Werdohl is ready for tourists and it’s ready for relaxation. In fact, tourists don’t have to stay in a hotel while here, they can stay in a guest house. Because a lot of these holiday homes offer apartment style accommodations, it is the perfect option for those traveling with kids.
Want to brush up on your German? Come to Werdohl during the summer months and see musical, theatrical and cabaret performances. Locals put on the performance, which means that you will be able to see a different side of this city that most tourists don’t see.