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Attention nature lovers, connoisseurs, athletes, shopping victims, family friends, dream home makers, high achievers and adventurers - here you can enjoy the good life to the fullest: As one of the most beautiful holiday regions, Waldeck-Frankenberg has a lot to offer guests and residents alike: Summer and winter - there is something for all generations here. So throw yourself in and find your place - we hope you have lots of fun.

An Eldorado for sports enthusiasts
In summer, three lakes invite you to go sailing, surfing, water skiing or swimming. Those who prefer dry feet can let off steam with paragliding, climbing, hiking, golfing or mountain biking. In the winter season, 18 slopes, a snow park and 100 kilometers of groomed trails offer pure powder fun. Skiing, boarding, cross-country skiing, ski jumping or tobogganing - winter sports enthusiasts get their money's worth in Willingen. Hobby pilots and aviation enthusiasts can experience a special kind of excursion at the Ederbergland Air Sports Club . The small, modern business airport in Allendorf/Eder can be used privately or for transport and business trips.

TIP: Exciting adventures, unforgettable nightlife options and everything worth knowing about the good life in Waldeck-Frankenberg can be discovered on the website Das gute Leben .

Feasting expressly desired

Gourmets can be enchanted by culinary delicacies or enjoy regional cuisine. The gastronomic offering in Waldeck-Frankenberg is diverse. Real gourmets can find special delicacies, for example, in the Michelin-starred kitchen of the gourmet restaurant "Philipp Soldan" in Frankenberg or in the smallest restaurant in northern Hesse, "FENSTER FUENF" in Dorfitter. Fresh fish with a view of the lake can be enjoyed in the Rehbacher Fischerhütte . Those who prefer to cook themselves can find fresh ingredients and regional specialties at the weekly markets and from direct marketers .

The last primeval forests in Europe
For nature lovers, the Kellerwald-Edersee National Park offers the perfect opportunity to explore protected areas. On 430 hiking tours through the region, you can experience untouched nature up close. The old beech forests are one of the last primeval forests in Europe and have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2011. In addition to many forest animals, one of Germany's rarest mammal species, the wildcat, also lives here. You can follow its tracks in the depths of the forests. But even if it rarely appears, a visit is worthwhile: In addition to the magical atmosphere, hikers can expect spectacular views.

Breathe deeply & recharge

27km lake panorama. The Twiste , Diemel and Edersee is a wonderful place to relax, enjoy and unwind. Simply head out onto the lake with your board or canoe and find a secluded spot. Of course, you can also find one by bike or on foot - the shore offers plenty of space for sun worshippers. You can also end long summer days comfortably here. Immerse yourself for a few hours and simply let yourself be pampered: Wellness fans will find suitable offers in the Willinger Lagunenbad , in the award-winning wellness area of the Hotel Freund or in the Quellentherme Reinhardshausen .

Attractive future prospects

Unser Landkreis ist mit über 10.000 heimischen Unternehmen stark aufgestellt und zeichnet sich vor allem durch seine Branchenvielfalt aus. Neben Global Playern gibt es viele mittelständische Unternehmen, die für die wirtschaftliche Stärke des Landkreises verantwortlich sind und attraktive Zukunftsperspektiven für ein gutes Leben schaffen. Aber auch der hohe Freizeitwert in einem der schönsten Naherholungsgebieten Deutschlands zieht viele Fachkräfte und ihre Familien in die Region.

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