Tourist information of the district town of Olpe

Tourist information

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Welcome to Olpe!

We warmly welcome you to the beautiful district town of Olpe on the Biggesee,




Luftaufnahme Olpe mit Obersee



Tourist information of the district town of Olpe

Westfälische Straße 11

57462 Olpe

Telefon: 02761 83-1900

Fax: 02761 83-2900



which combines more than 700 years of history with contemporary offers for an enjoyable stay in the region. Whether on an exciting day trip, a relaxing short break or a varied family vacation - in Olpe you can recharge your happiness batteries and enjoy individual moments of well-being.

Town on the Biggesee

Olpe awaits you with an idyllic town center, whose alleys, Winkeln and squares invite you to stroll, marvel and linger. Just a few steps away from the market square is the Biggesee, Westfalen's largest and most beautiful reservoir. Explore the Olpe circular trail around the Obersee, an idyllic barrier-free walking route along the water, relax on the cozy forest sofas on the shores of the lake or observe nature from the inviting "Bigge balconies", which are just a few meters above the surface of the water.

Enjoy culinary delights: Olpe's restaurants, cafés and bars

How about kicking off your eventful visit with a drink in a stylish cocktail bar or a "cool blonde" in a cozy traditional pub? In Olpe you will find everything you could wish for in culinary terms. Whether it's hearty Sauerland home cooking, excellent menus or fine game dishes - the restaurants, cafés and bars in the district town look forward to spoiling you.

Diverse shopping world: over 150 specialist shops

With perfect service and a smile - that's how Olpe's retailers welcome you. Would you like to treat yourself to a pair of fine Italian shoes, a chic outfit for the evening or the latest digital camera during your stay in Olpe? No problem! In Olpe, you'll find everything you could wish for in over 150 specialist stores, as well as in-depth advice and a comprehensive range of services.

Active recreation: hiking and cycling in unspoiled nature

An invitation to Olpe would not be complete without mentioning the many opportunities for biking, hiking and Nordic walking on well-maintained and marked trails in a magnificent low mountain range landscape. Our nature parks guarantee an intact landscape with healthy air. Here you can unwind for hours, days or weeks. If you like cycling or mountain biking, you can book a special biker weekend, for example. With biker-friendly meals, GPS route planning, guided tours or free maps with tour suggestions. And an equipment check in the hotel's own workshop is also included in this package. A cyclist's heart beats faster.

Photo: Olpe Aktiv e.V., Photo: UFO Luftbild Thomas Leith

Main opening times:

Day From Until
Monday 09:00 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 17:00
Wednesday 09:00 17:00
Thursday 09:00 17:00
Friday 09:00 17:00