With a population of around 30,000, Werne lies on the river Lippe between the unique cultural landscapes of Münsterland and the Ruhr area. The town centre with its historic town hall and market square as well as the attractive pedestrian zone make Werne a centre of attraction for visitors. Numerous markets, events and festivals delight guests and locals alike. The historic town centre offers many recreational opportunities and a wide range of cultural activities.
In addition, bathing with a soothing effect has shaped life in Werne for almost 150 years: the Solebad-werne offers a variety of elements for a relaxing stay, including a 560-square-metre water area with six-percent brine, as well as relaxation rooms, textile saunas and gastronomy.
The sights of the historic city centre reveal stories of times gone by - if you want to know more, a guided city tour is just the thing for you. The classic tour lasts about 1.5 hours and leads to the most important sights of the city. These include, above all, the parish church of St. Christopher with the surrounding warming huts, the town museum with its historical archive and the casel dating from the 13th/14th century, the Old Town Hall located on the market square, the Capuchin monastery and the Old Stone House. Or you can stroll through the cosy city centre on your own and browse through Werner's shopping variety.
Werne's cultural offer is very broad, with some major events such as Sim-Jü as well as many concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions, street and cabaret events. The open-air stage, located in the city park, is a venue for children's, family and adult theatre. From May to the end of August it invites you to its open-air performances. These are much loved and never fail to enchant visitors young and old.