Idyllically situated on the southern slope of the Rothaargebirge, lays Bad Berleburg with its main town and 22 villages. With a population of just under 19,500, the Kneipp Spa is the heart of the Wittgensteiner land.
The castle of the family Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg is the highlight of the historic city centre and makes the townscape very special the castle grounds invite you for a walk through the century old trees an colourful flowers. The castle have been inhabited for many generations.
The old town has evolved as a well known Kneipp Spa with ultramodern rehab clinics. As the location for clinics of the Helios group, the Klinik Wittgenstein (Evangelical Johnneswerk) and the Lymph Clinic “Haus am Schlosspark” the town offers a broad spectrum of health care. Bad Berleburg won more and more fans as a vacation and hiking region and with the exceptional WaldSkulpturenWeg, the premium hiking paths offer hikers the Wittgensteiner Schieferpfad (Wittgensteiner slate path), Via Adrina, Wisent path and last but not least the Rothaarsteig also offers plenty of outstanding hiking trails. Who ever wants to enjoy nature, this is the right place to be – welcome in the natural paradise in Südwestfalen.