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Holiday on the "balcony of the Münsterland": The picturesque half-timbered town of Tecklenburg on the crest of the Teutoburg Forest offers the best perspectives for beautiful experiences. Magnificent panoramic views over the Münsterland and extraordinary insights into the medieval Münsterland distinguish Tecklenburg as a holiday destination.

Charm and beauty in ideal combination

The air and Kneipp spa town of Tecklenburg with its old half-timbered and honorary houses is bursting with medieval charm and tempts you to stay here for a while. It is simply fun to stroll through the narrow streets of the old town and to be surprised again and again by new perspectives.

Tecklenburg is a paradise for hikers

As an ideal starting point for hikes, Tecklenburg offers a well-marked hiking network with a choice of level routes, gentle or steeper passages. The excellent Teuto loops are not among the region's premium trails for nothing. Last but not least, the famous Hermannsweg trail runs through Tecklenburg. The offer is complemented by the huge Nordic Walking Park, which shines with numerous signposted routes.

Worthwhile leisure activities in a beautiful landscape

Tecklenburg offers scenic attractions that will also delight cyclists. Culture enthusiasts should head for the open-air theatre, the doll museum, the castle barn and the moated castle Haus Marck.

Listen in! So or So" Podcast | Haus Marck

"SO OR SO - your Münsterland". In this podcast from Germany's most beautiful region, you will experience a short acoustic excursion to the moated castle Haus Marck in Tecklenburg. Let Münsterland reporter Dennis Burk and hostess Ricarda von Diepenbroick take you on a journey and learn more about this historic building, where the preliminary negotiations for the Peace of Westphalia took place after the Thirty Years' War. Go on an acoustic tour through the special property and discover sides of the house that otherwise remain closed. Curious? Take 13 minutes and listen in:

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