Tourist destinations 

The Weserbergland offers many beautiful destinations. Get a small overview.


We have compiled a selection of the most popular gastronomic establishments in our region.


In the mood for some shopping? These are the best shopping opportunities in Porta Westfalica and the surrounding area.

Tourist attractions and places of interest in Porta Westfalica

The Kaiser Wilhelm Monument

The monument has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Porta Westfalica and is a popular place to enjoy the panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. It was erected in honor of Kaiser Wilhelm I, the first emperor of the German Empire.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 4 km (ca. 24 min)

Walkway: 6,3 km (ca. 1:35 Std)

Car: 4,6 km (ca. 9 min)

Bückeburg Castle 

Bückeburg Castle is a fairy-tale castle in Germany. It was built at the beginning of the 14th century and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The castle has a beautiful garden, a museum, and a restaurant. Visitors also have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the castle.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 12,2 km (ca. 45 min)

Walkway: 11,1 km (ca. 2:30 Std)

Car: 15,9 km (ca. 19 min)

Albert Leo Schlageter Monument

Albert Leo Schlageter was a German World War I veteran and Freikorps member who became a martyr of the early Nazi movement. He was convicted of sabotage by a French military court and executed in 1923. The monument is located near the TV tower and is easy to visit together.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 3,7 km (ca. 19 min)

Walkway: 2,9 km (ca. 48min)

Car: 6,5 km (ca. 14 min)

TV tower in Porta Westfalica  

The TV tower in Porta Westfalica is a sight to behold. At a height of almost 200 meters, it offers a breathtaking view of the surrounding area. Visitors have the opportunity to take the elevator to a viewing platform to enjoy a panoramic view.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 4,1 km (ca. 25 min)

Walkway: 3 km (ca. 50min)

Car: 5,5 km (ca. 10 min)

Historic Old Town Rinteln

The historic old town of Rinteln is a great place to shop for unique gifts and souvenirs. There are many quaint stores and boutiques as well as some larger stores. Here you can find everything from handmade jewelry to locally made pottery. The old town is also home to several restaurants and cafes, so you can take a break from shopping and grab a bite to eat. If you are looking for a charming place to store, the old town of Rinteln is definitely worth a visit.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 14,6 km (ca. 50 min)

Walkway: 14 km (ca. 2:50 Std)

Car: 16 km (ca. 23 min)

Museum of Mining and Earth History | Kleinenbremen Visitor Mine

The Museum of Mining and Earth History in Kleinenbremen is a must-see for anyone interested in mining and earth history. The museum offers a unique perspective on the history of mining and the earth, as well as a variety of interactive exhibits. Visitors can expect to learn about the different types of mining that have taken place throughout history, as well as the different types of minerals and rocks that have been mined.

Distance from Waldhotel:

Bike: 10,2 km (ca. 38 min)

Walkway: 9,4 km (ca. 2 Std)

Car: 12,4 km (ca. 17 min)

Food & Drinks

Coffee & Cake

Die Genuss Backstube 

Distance: 4 km

Street: Eisberger Straße 2

Bäckerei Berterman

Distance: 2,3 km

Street: Kirchsiek 2 

Pizzeria Gabiano

Order Italian food directly to the hotel.

Tel: +49(0)571/9723230

Pizzeria Gabiano

Distance: 1,1 km

Street: Findelshöhe. 41

The One Moment

Our #1 restaurant recommendation if you are looking for a place with great food and beautiful ambiance.

One Moment Soulfood & Bar

Distance: 2,1 km

Street: Vlothoer Str. 106

One Moment Bar

In addition to good food, One Moment also offers an extensive beverage selection for every connoisseur.

One Moment Soulfood & Bar

Distance: 2,1 km

Street: Vlothoer Str. 106


Werre Park in Bad Oeynhausen

The Werre Park shopping center in Bad Oeynhausen has a total of almost 90 stores and catering establishments. Here you will find everything you need for a successful shopping trip.


Werre-Park Bad Oeynhausen

  • Distance: 11,3 km
  • Address: Mindener Str. 22, 32547 Bad Oeynhausen

Historic Old Town Rinteln

The old town of Rinteln is perfect for a little shopping tour and also offers the cultural flair.

  • Distance: 16 km