Schmallenberg Sauerland Card

Simply more from your holiday!

The Schmallenberger Sauerland Card is still your practical companion and saves your holiday money! Free travel on public transport and free admission to the attractive museums of the region are included, as well as leisure destinations and visits to the swimming pool at unbeatably low admission prices. Hiking buses and taxis also take you to the most beautiful hiking destinations in the region for little money. Take off on holiday and find out here about the services that the card offers.
Please note: All service descriptions published before 08.06.2020 lose their validity with immediate effect.

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Note: The Schmallenberger Sauerland Card is valid from the day of arrival to the day of departure, but may not be used for arrival or departure (public transport). The card is only accepted during the regular opening hours of the participating leisure facilities and on their separately indicated event days. Acceptance of the card is not possible during individually agreed opening hours. Children are defined as persons up to and including 13 years of age. Timetables and services are subject to change or postponement.


Bus travel with public transport & citizen buses

Special tip: The hiking bus in the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the holiday region Eslohe!


Comfortably to the most beautiful hiking destinations

With your Schmallenberger Sauerland Card you can use the local public transport services free of charge. And not only that! A specially equipped hiking bus completes this offer. For a contribution towards travel costs of €2 for adults and €1 for children, it runs from Wednesday to Saturday along the Rothaar ridge and through the Lennetal to the most beautiful hiking destinations.
Please note that masks are compulsory on the hiking bus.

Public transport timetable


The hiking bus principle:Here's how it works...

For example, you take the bus from your accommodation to the starting point of the hike and walk back. Alternatively, you can drive to the end point of your hike by car, take the bus to the starting point and walk back to your car in peace and quiet



Call Taxes

Sorpetal & Westfeld/Ohlenbach


Call TaxiDaily service

With the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card you have the possibility to use the "Ruf-Taxi" daily for a travel cost contribution of 2,-€ for adults and 1,-€ for children. Three times a day at fixed departure times it runs a fixed route in the Sorpe Valley as well as in Westfeld and Ohlenbach along the stops listed below.
At the latest one hour before the desired departure, the call taxi must be requested under the number 02972 921092. Please note that masks are compulsory in the "Ruf-Taxi".
Departure times and stops are also listed in the respective flyer, which can be downloaded below:


Sorpetal

Stops:

  • Winkhausen - Bus stop "Zum Wilzenberg
  • Niedersorpe - hiking portal
  • Waldemai - Bus stop "Waldemai
  • Rellmecke - Bus stop "Rellmecke
  • Mittelsorpe - Bus stop "Mittelsorpe
  • Obersorpe - Bus stop "Kirche
  • Rehsiepen - Bus stop "Rehsiepen
  • Large picture - Hiker's car park
  • Altastenberg - Bus stop "Astenstraße

Departure times from Winkhausen:

  • 09.45 o'clock
  • 15.00 o'clock
  • 17.00 hours

Departure times from Altastenberg:

  • 10.10 o'clock
  • 15.25 o'clock
  • 17.25 o'clock

Westfeld / Ohlenbach

Stops

  • Westfeld - Bus stop "Kirche
  • Hoher Knochen - Hotel
  • Ohlenbach - Town centre / Inn
  • Forest house Ohlenbach - Hotel
  • Sahnehang - parking lot ski lift
  • Kahler Asten - Parking Astenturm

Departure times from Westfeld:

  • 10.00 o'clock
  • 11.at 30 o'clock
  • 14.at 30 o'clock

Departure times from Astenturm:

  • 10.at 30 o'clock
  • 12.00 o'clock
  • 15.00 o'clock

Hiking Taxi "Sauerland-Höhenflug

Comfortably hike to the heights


Take a taxi to the most beautiful stages of the Sauerland-Höhenflug and the Waldskulpturenweg

The hiking taxis in the Schmallenberger Sauerland take you to the most beautiful stages and routes. Plan your day trip or a relaxed circular hike through the beautiful landscape of the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the holiday region Eslohe. Holders of the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card pay a contribution towards travel costs of € 2,- for adults and € 1,- for children.
Please note that a mask is compulsory in the hiker's taxi.

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A young couple sits on a bench and looks at the landscape.

Hiking taxi for a high-altitude flight

Option 1: From Bad Fredeburg to Reiste or vice versa

Our high-altitude taxi takes you comfortably to the entry points in Reiste or Bad Fredeburg. From both directions you can hike the high-altitude flight within a day's stage (approx. 5-6 hours).

 

  • Starting time: 10
    .00 am, Bad Fredeburg, bus stop "Sparkasse" 10
    .45 am, Reiste, bus stop "Reiste
  • Saturdays and Sundays
  • Registration by 17.00 the day before at the latest on 02972 921092.
A young couple having a picnic at a bank.

Hiking taxi for a high-altitude flight

Option 2: Through the Eslohe holiday region

The "Birkenbrauk" car park for hikers is a perfect introduction to the high altitude flight. Our hiking taxi will take you right up to there, so that you can start off on different tours.

 

  • Starting time: Saturdays
    , 11 am Sundays
    , 10 am
  • Starting point: Eslohe bus station
  • Registration until 17 o'clock at the latest the day before under 02973 81414
Sculpture

Hiking taxi to the forest sculpture trail

The art experience on the Rothaarsteig

The hiking taxi makes it possible to hike along the WaldSkulpturenWeg from Bad Berleburg to Schmallenberg - or vice versa.

 

  • Starting time: Saturdays
    , 10 am
  • Starting point: Wood
    and Tourism Center Schmallenberg
  • Registration until 17 o'clock at the latest the day before under 02972 97400.


Discounted swimming

Simply more - for the whole family!


Simply more swimming funStrong discounts in SauerlandBad and Co.

The benefits of the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card include, among other things, a discounted visit to one of the swimming pools in our region. In concrete terms, this means that you have one admission to one of our swimming pools per week of stay on weekdays (Mondays to Fridays) at a price of €2 for adults and €1 for children:

  • SauerlandBad in Bad Fredeburg (max. 4 hours/ no sauna) or
  • Esselbad in Eslohe or
  • Wave pool Schmallenberg or
  • Bödefeld indoor swimming pool.

Swimming at the SauerlandBad in Bad Fredeburg

Sauerland Spa

This leisure pool offers everything that makes the swimmer's heart happy. A large adventure pool, whirlpools and rain grotto, a fantastic sauna landscape with graduation house and other finesses and of course a super slide tower with the "Magic Eye".

Esselbad in Eslohe

Esselbad

A pleasant 30° C will surround you in the large swimming hall of the Esselbad in Eslohe. A 45 m long water slide, whirlpool and sauna let all family members enjoy a great day of swimming. With the first warm days of the year, the heated outdoor pool with its beautiful sunbathing lawn and beach volleyball field also opens.

Indoor swimming pool in Bödefeld in Sauerland

Indoor swimming pool Bödefeld

Small but nice, the friendly swimming pool in Bödefeld invites you to take a few laps. A large main pool, a children's pool and a small sauna invite you to spend some relaxing hours swimming.

Outdoor wave pool in Schmallenberg in the Sauerland

Outdoor wave pool Schmallenberg

As beautiful as the sea... almost. The wave outdoor pool in Schmallenberg offers "real" waves, a diving tower and deep pool, a family-friendly children's area and a large sunbathing lawn with beach volleyball court. A paradise for mermaids and bathing frogs.


Leisure destinations & museums

Diverse offers - experience free & reduced prices...


Simply more leisure funFree & discounted admission to museums and sights

This is also already included in your holiday: one or more visits to the most beautiful leisure facilities in the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the Eslohe holiday region. You have a one-off greatly reduced entrance fee, for example, to the bison wilderness on the Rothaarsteig (€2 for adults, €1 for children) and to the indoor play paradise "THIKOS Kinderland" (€2 for adults, €1 for children). You can visit the museums DampfLandLeute Eslohe, Besteckfabrik Hesse in Fleckenberg, Schieferbergbau- und Heimatmuseum Eslohe, Museum im Kloster Grafschaft, Gerichtsmuseum Bad Fredeburg, Stertschultenhof Cobbenrode, Museum im Kloster Grafschaft, Waldarbeitermuseum Latrop and the model railway in Grafschaft as often as you like. We wish you nice discovery tours and exciting insights into the country and its people.


Boat trips on the Sauerland LakesShip ahoy and lots of holiday fun included!

Visit one of the beautiful reservoirs in the Sauerland with the whole family. With the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card you can take a boat of your choice to Hennesee, Sorpesee, Möhnesee or Biggesee at a reduced price once per stay (on weekdays from Monday to Friday). Adults pay only 2,- € and children only 1,- € on site.


Vigorous discounts

Your Schmallenberger Sauerland Card has much more to offer!


Other servicesStrong savings

You can also benefit from the other services of your Schmallenberger Sauerland Card. For example, you can expect big discounts when renting e-bikes and mountain e-bikes and when buying hiking maps. There are discounts on admission to the climbing hall in Schmallenberg, on the two 18-hole and 27-hole golf courses in the region, on boat trips, cultural events and, in winter, on ski passes. Last but not least, some retailers offer discounts of up to 10 % on their product range.

The Schmallenberger Sauerland Card is automatically handed over to you by the host establishment upon your arrival.