Idyllically embedded along the Weser River, Holzminden is an ideal starting point for cycle and river hiking tours in the magical region of the Weser Hills. At the foot of Hochsolling, Holzminden is an excellent starting point for hikers or Mountain bikers. Enjoy 200 km of signposted hikes as well as a course of 16 routes on a total of 760 route kilometers for mountain bikers.


Not just the surroundings of Holzminden, but also the city itself has a lot to offer. The Severinsche Haus, Raabebrunnen and the glockenspiel and puppetry are reminiscent of the days of the former Ackerbürgestadt.

Did you know that vanillin was discovered in Holzminden? Because Holzminden is firmly rooted with the production of scents and aromas. You can do this too. 18 scent steles in the city center show you various scents and aromas. A unique scented city tour that is guaranteed to lead you around by your nose.

Besides cultural highlights, Holzminden also has a broad entertainment program. The International Street Theater Festival Holzminden, the first renowned festival of its kind, takes place every year during Pentecost. 

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