Excursion ideas

Boat trips on the river Weser

Change perspective and discover the Weser Uplands from the water. From Hamelin the ships of the Weser fleet start their round trips, regular service trips and exciting day tours such as the castle tours, bog train rides and much more and of course always with tasty food on board.

Hiking in the forest

Hamelin is one of the greenest cities of Northern Germany. The slightly hilly landscape of the city forest offers beautiful views, enchanted pathways and very well signposted trails. Equipped with sturdy shoes, a hiking map and a day`s food supply, popular destinations such as the Klütturm, the Heisenküche (restaurant, forest nature trail) and the Süntelturm are waiting for you. The Klütwald is practically the local mountain of Hamelin. It provides wonderful views of the city.

Castle Hämelschenburg

Built in 1588 as a moated castle in the Weser Renaissance style, the building is considered as one of the most beautiful castles in Northern Germany. From the hotel zur Börse you can reach the castle within a few minutes by car.

Legends and fairy tales in the Weser Uplands 

The Weser Uplands are considered as the land of fairy tales and legends. Experience here the Deutsche Märchenstraße (The German fairy tale road), magical creatures and legendary stories of bygone times.

For further information about attractive destinations around Hamelin, contact the Hameln Marketing und Tourismus GmbH and the Weserbergland Tourismus e.V.