Your Olpe experience: relaxation and enjoyment
We warmly welcome you to the lovely regional town of Olpe on Lake Biggesee. This town combines a 700-year-old history with contemporary facilities to ensure you enjoy your stay in the region. Whether you are visiting for the day, making a short trip for relaxation or taking a varied family holiday – you can recharge your batteries in Olpe and indulge yourself.
A town on Lake Biggesee
Come and explore Olpe and its idyllic town centre with its inviting alleys, corners and squares where you can wander, while away the hours and wonder. Lake Biggesee, Westphalia’s largest and loveliest reservoir, is only a few paces from the market place. Discover Olpe’s circular route around the upper lake, an idyllic barrier-free promenade adjacent to the water. Relax on the comfortable forest sofas on the banks of the lake or observe nature from the inviting “Bigge balconies” only a few metres above the surface of the lake.
Enjoy the cuisine in Olpe’s restaurants, cafés and bars
How about kicking off your exciting visit with a drink in a stylish cocktail bar or a cool, light beer in a cosy traditional bar? In Olpe, all your culinary wishes will be satisfied – hearty traditional fare, excellent set menus or fine game dishes. The restaurants, cafés and bars in this regional town are looking forward to indulging you.
A range of shopping options: Over 150 specialist shops
Service with a smile from Olpe’s shopkeepers. How about treating yourself to a pair of fine Italian shoes, a chic evening outfit or the most recent digital camera during your stay? No problem! In Olpe you are bound to find what you are looking for in over 150 specialist shops where you will be offered tailored advice and a wide range of services.
Active relaxation: hiking and cycling in an unspoilt natural setting
No invitation to Olpe would be complete without showcasing its many opportunities for cycling, hiking and Nordic Walking on well-maintained marked paths in the lovely gentle hills. Our nature reserves offer unspoilt scenery and the purest air. Here you can unwind: for hours, days or weeks. Those who enjoy trips by racing or mountain bike can book a special cycling weekend with cyclist-friendly meals, GPS route planning, guided tours or free tickets with suggestions for touring. One of the benefits of this package is a cycle inspection in the guesthouse’s own workshop. What more could a cyclist wish for?