which combines more than 700 years of history with contemporary offers for an enjoyable stay in the region. Whether on an exciting day trip, a relaxing short trip or a varied family vacation - in Olpe you can recharge your happiness batteries and enjoy individual feel-good moments.
Town on the Biggesee Lake
Olpe awaits you with an idyllic town center whose alleys, Winkeln and squares invite you to stroll, marvel and linger. A few steps away from the marketplace is the Biggesee, Westfalen's largest and most beautiful dam. Explore Olpe's circular trail around the upper lake, an idyllic barrier-free walking route along the water's edge, relax on the cozy forest sofas on the lake's shore, or observe nature from the inviting "Biggebalcones" that crown the surface of the water just a few feet above.
Enjoy culinary delights: Olpe's restaurants, cafes and bars.
How about a drink in a stylish cocktail bar or a "cool blonde" in a cozy traditional pub to start your eventful visit? In Olpe you will find everything you could wish for in terms of culinary delights. Whether hearty Sauerland home cooking, excellent menus, noble game dishes - the restaurants, cafes and bars of the district town are looking forward to spoiling you.
Diverse shopping world: over 150 specialist shops
With perfect service and a smile - that's how the Olpe merchants welcome you. Would you like to treat yourself to a pair of fine Italian shoes, a chic outfit for the evening or the latest digital camera during your stay in Olpe? No problem! In Olpe, you will find what you want in over 150 specialty stores, plus intensive advice and extensive service offers.
Active recreation: hiking and biking in unspoiled nature
An invitation to Olpe would not be complete without pointing out the many opportunities for biking, hiking and Nordic walking, on well-maintained and marked trails in a magnificent low mountain landscape. Our nature parks guarantee an unspoiled landscape with healthy air. Here you can let your soul dangle, for hours, days or weeks. Those who like to travel by racing bike or mountain bike can, for example, book a special biker weekend. With biker-friendly meals, GPS route planning, guided tours or free maps with tour suggestions. And a material check in the pension-own workshop ranks likewise among the achievements of this package. The cyclist's heart beats faster.
Photo: Olpe Aktiv e.V., Photo: UFO Aerial Photo Thomas Leith