TOP 10 activities
As a popular holiday region, the Hachenburger Westerwald offers plenty of things to do on your active holiday. The region also has plenty of hidden gems that even the locals haven’t discovered yet. On this page, we’ve put together a list of the kind of leisure activities that hikers, nature lovers and bon vivants will all enjoy. Have an unforgettable holiday with your loved ones, full of action-packed experiences across the whole region.
Hachenburg archery centre
Adventures in archery
Learn how to become an archer on a 10,000-square-metre training ground with 10 targets. Get a feel for the sports club in individual or group training sessions and learn the basics of the bow and arrow. In winter, it’s possible to switch to an indoor venue.
Hachenburg swimming pool
Water fun and lots of different activities – whatever the weather
Come rain, come shine, the Löwenbad Hachenburg is a swimmers’ paradise where everyone gets their money’s worth! The water park has lots of great attractions: in addition to a 25-metre-long combination pool, there’s also a 54-metre-long super slide with a transition to the outdoor pool. Relax in the resort’s hot whirlpool or enjoy the large outdoor area, where you’ll find a splash pool with a current channel, a 25-metre-long pool with a wide slide and a beach volleyball facility. Your little ones will have hours of fun in the large non-swimmers’ pool, the children’s paddling pool and the playground.
Fürst pottery studio
Craftsmanship and Westerwald clay
See the love of traditional craftsmanship in action at the Fürst pottery studio with its handmade Westerwald ceramics. Watch the potters at work and discover their passion for clay. And if you’re interested in practical or ornamental ceramics, you can stock up on salt-glazed stoneware in the showrooms afterwards.
Ernst fishing park
Relaxed fishing in the Westerwald
Attention anglers: in Hattert, you’ll find two biotopes and eight natural fishponds on an idyllic site of over three hectares. Besides trout, you can also fish for salmon trout, char and sturgeon with no catch limits. Spend as long as you like in this beautiful natural fishing location with its comfortable fishing lodge and two large terraces. However, fishing is only allowed with a valid fishing licence and following prior registration!
Hachenburg mini-golf course
Lovely retro mini-golf course
The mini-golf course’s beautiful setting in the Hachenburg castle gardens makes it the perfect place for outings for families, schools, kindergartens or companies. In addition to mini-golf, you can also play boccia or relax in the hammocks in the designated chill-out zones. This fantastically kitsch attraction is open daily from 10 am to 10 pm.
Model Railway Show
The model railway Hachenburg offers an experience, with over 120 trains of different eras, which fascinates connoisseurs and newcomers of all ages. Experience the miniature train traffic up close during the public guided tours or group tours by arrangement on special opening dates..
Forest playground Steinen-Dreifelden
Creative play in the Westerwälder Seenplatte (Westerwald Lake District)
This fantastic playground with lots of different equipment leaves plenty of room for inspiration and imagination. Sit back, relax and round off your outing at one of the designated barbecue areas. The playground is located near the Dreifelder Weiher, open daily and freely accessible at all times.
Please note the closure of the sand play area:
"One of the wooden play equipment is closed indefinitely due to technical defects. A corresponding closure has been set up on site."
Flexible bike tours in the Hachenburger Westerwald
How about a short bike ride? Hire a bike in Hachenburg and explore the natural paradise of the Hachenburger Westerwald region at your own pace. You can rent e-mountain bikes and e-trekking bikes as well as children’s bikes and trailers by the day or week.
Golf-Club Westerwald e.V.
Play golf in the beautiful natural landscape of the Westerwälder Seenplatte
The Westerwald Golf Club has been a feature of the Westerwälder Seenplatte since 1979. Accentuated by beautiful old trees and water hazards, this course is all about a natural golfing experience. The gently rolling landscape offers a challenging 18-hole course for beginners and professionals alike.
Naturpfad Weltende (“End of the World”) nature trail
An idyllic hiking trail in the Westerwald
The exciting Naturpfad Weltende forest walk and nature trail begins in Stein-Wingert. The hilly path winds its way along the Nister through meadows and forests all the way to the viewpoint. With the path partly secured by wire ropes, you should expect a certain degree of difficulty. But at the end of the trail, you’ll be rewarded with a beautiful view of the Nistertal (Nister Valley). And if you feel like tackling even more routes, there are plenty of other hiking trails in the Westerwald for you to explore, including the WesterwaldSteig (a quality-certified hiking trail) for example.