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Relaxed strolling

The special shopping experience

Schmallenberg, Bad Fredeburg and Eslohe offer an equally cosy atmosphere with their lovely half-timbered houses, tree-lined squares and owner-managed shops. Here class stands before mass with lovingly compiled assortments and competent advice.

Small cafés and beautiful restaurants invite you to stop for a break - pure strolling and enjoyment. Treat yourself to something nice and enjoy shopping in a special atmosphere. As an allergy-friendly region (ECARF-certified), we have special offers for allergy sufferers, both in terms of accommodation and retail, at the bakery or supermarket.


Home of well-known brands

The Schmallenberger Sauerland and the holiday region Eslohe are the location of well-known brands and globally active companies. When it comes to fashion, living environments and lifestyle, local companies set standards in quality, innovation and design. Visit the factory outlets of FALKE in Schmallenberg and GEFU in Eslohe and see for yourself:

Factory sales

Allergy friendly shopping

ECARF - Top for allergy sufferers

Already in 2013, the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the holiday region Eslohe were awarded the Seal of Quality of the European Centre for Allergy Research Foundation (ECARF) as allergy-friendly communities. In addition to allergy-friendly accommodation, restaurants, cafés, bakeries and supermarkets also offer special services for allergy sufferers. This is still a rare complete offer in Germany and NRW

Allergy-friendly retail trade according to ECARF criteria:

Overview of ECARF certified retail trade


Shopping in the historic town centre

Along the Oststrasse and Weststrasse with their cross-connections you will find numerous small, owner-managed shops with lovingly compiled assortments. Get competent advice and enjoy the friendly atmosphere.

You can park free of charge in the entire area of the city centre - a parking disc is sufficient.

The colourful variety of the assortments is the ideal prerequisite for the vouchers of the Schmallenberg advertising association. Here the presentee will really find something suitable. You can obtain the vouchers from the two local banks.

Please note: During the summer holidays in NRW the shops in Schmallenberg are open all day at lunchtime!

To the advertising association Schmallenberg...

Bad Fredeburg

Shopping in the slate town

Between historical half-timbered houses and beautiful sculptures you will find a small but fine retail offer. Owner-managed, lovingly decorated shops and cosy cafés make your shopping trip perfect.

Vouchers are a popular gift and souvenir. All member establishments of Bad Fredeburg g.u.t. accept the vouchers, which you can obtain from the guest information office and local banks.

To Bad Fredeburg g.u.t.


The pleasant shopping village

Small treasures in terms of shopping and art can be discovered in Eslohe. Cultivated gastronomy invites you to enjoy a stop before you set off again to discover special fashions and decorations or beautiful works of art.

The Eslohe Advertising Association...

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