The Hotel Elsenmann lies at the foot of the 843-metre-high Ettelsberg mountain andis the perfect starting point for hikesthrough the varied and wonderful landscapewith low valleys and fantastic panoramas – no matter the season.
A short stroll through the spa garden will take you to the heart of Willingen, where you can really make the most of everything that the highest spa resort in the state of Hessehas to offer.
Nature lovershave a lot to choose from in the surrounding region. A range of scenic hiking pathsinvite you to explore the area on foot. We offer a pick-up and drop-off service to the Rothaarsteigand Uplandsteighiking trails for serious walkers. Nearby, mountain bikerscan discover first-class terrain and exceptional routes.
Leisure activities in Willingen
You will find a whole host of leisure facilities on your doorstep, such as the Lagunen water park, ice skating rink, tennis courts, riding arena, glass blowing workshop and climbing wall.
The chairlift, Ettelsberg viewing tower, local alpine slide, slate mine, ski lifts and golf adventure park are all just a stone’s throw away.
Further information is available from: Leisure activities in Willingen
Blue skies, snow-covered forests and the calm of nature blanketed in whitemake Willingena real fairytale destination.
Oddly shaped trees and shrubbery that only winter can conjure up, the lonely paw prints of forest inhabitants in the thick snow, frozen streamsand the cold, clear airturn such winter daysinto an unforgettable experience.
30 km of man-made winter hiking paths around Willingen are waiting to be discovered.
What’s more, there are more than 70 snow cannons spraying out artificial snow to offer you the perfect skiing conditions all year round. All in all, guests can explore 18 km of man-made slopes, a state-of-the-art eight-person gondola lift(1400 m long), six-person chair lifts(300–1,000 m long) and eight surface lifts(up to 243 m) in Willingen and six surface lifts in nearby Usseln and Schwalefeld. Willingen also boasts a computer-controlled payment and access system.
Enjoy the two-kilometre descent – the longest in the entire Sauerland region!
Cross-country skiingis one of the best types of sport there is to get you really fit. In Willingen, you will find just under 100 kilometres of cross-country trails for beginners and advanced skiers that reach altitudes of 580 to 843 metres. Six of the trails have been certified by the German Skiing Association (DSV).
Free parking is available directly at the ski slopes and trails.
You can find further information here: Winterpark Willingen.