Haltern am See
Haltern am See is right in the north of the Metropolis Ruhr, and is in the middle of the Hohe Mark nature park. Ideal leisure opportunities make this town a brilliant destination for excursions in the Ruhr Area. Water sports are of course particularly highly emphasised in Haltern.
This cycle-friendly town also lets you take varied cycle tours through idyllic natural surroundings. Numerous watercourses and lakes offer beautiful options for excursions, and make Haltern a relaxing destination for a short holiday. The Hohe Mark nature park makes an inviting destination for a hiking holiday. Frequently, original holidaymakers' pubs and restaurants with regional cuisine are right on the path.
The beach swimming area at the Halterner Stausee and the bathing opportunities in the Silbersee lake are particularly relaxing for families, offering fun in the water for young and old.
The cultural highlight of Haltern is the LWL Roman Museum. Here you can experience and understand the Roman history of the region.
Other landmarks in Haltern am See include the old town hall, the Siebenteufelsturm, and the Pilgrimage Chapel on the Annaberg. The cosy atmosphere and historical flair of the Haltern market place, the excellent range of restaurants in the old town, and the attractive shopping possibilities are all arguments in favour of a short trip to Haltern am See.
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (May - September)
Sunday 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. (May - December, every first Sunday of the month)