Region and surroundings
Welcome to Rinteln upon Weser!
Rinteln, the former citadel and college town is situated in the „heart“ of the picturesque Weserhighland. Very early Rinteln, attracting today thousands of visitors because of it’s lovingly restored city with numerous half-timbered and Weserrenaissance buildings, was well known and an important trading base.
On and along the river Weser you can do a lot freetime activities.So this river is one of the reasons you should come to see Rinteln. This town not only fits for sightseeing but also for a restful holiday. It is easy to get to Rinteln. Along motorway A 2 it is about 50 km to Hanover or Bielefeld. Besides roads and highways there are railway connections to a lot of destinations from Rinteln or Bückeburg(speedbus service).
Here are a few freetime activities among others:
hiking along the Weserrange and through the highland of Nordlippe
several bike tours
historic steam trains, boat trips, museum
aquatic sports, heated outdoor pool, indoor pools, beach resort, glider flying
art gallery, guided city walks, fairs, city festivals, fleamarkets and, and, and.....