Light, water, life is the mission statement of the city of Lippstadt. Water is Lippstadt's elixir of life. The Lippe, the river to which the city owes its name, canals, fountains and water features characterize the cityscape. They offer space for relaxation and a variety of leisure activities.
The attractiveness of Lippstadt lies in the very special atmosphere of the city. It is the charming juxtaposition of park-like green spaces, neat half-timbered houses, spacious shopping streets and arcades, and small alleys and paths with attractive stores. There are always interesting things to discover: Historical, whimsical, picturesque, artistic or idyllic. The hustle and bustle of Lippstadt's city center is lively and open, inviting you to take an extended stroll through the city and go shopping. And with its many cafés, bistros and restaurants, Lippstadt offers something for every taste to relax in after a shopping tour.
Centuries-old half-timbered houses, idyllic waterways, enchanted cemeteries, a lighted promenade and a romantic ruin in the middle of the city - if you stroll attentively through the city center, you will encounter bronze and stone witnesses at every turn to the eventful history that connects today's Lippstadt with its founding in 1185. Lippstadt is not only attractive for cyclists due to its multifaceted and well-developed network of cycle paths and the connection to exciting long-distance cycle routes, but can also be excellently explored on foot. The region around Lippstadt is a paradise for hikers, with numerous tour suggestions, recreational athletes and active vacationers have a large and varied selection to choose from on site.