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Happy vacations for everyone!

Successful family vacations need two crucial ingredients: Happy children and happy parents. The Schmallenberger Sauerland and the vacation region Eslohe offer everything you need for your perfect family vacation: Child-friendly accommodation, genuine nature experiences, exciting excursion destinations and that "little bit more" child-friendliness.

The region impresses with its varied and comprehensive offer for a vacation with the family in the Schmallenberger Kinderland offers a wide range of options: vacation apartments and apartments on the Schmallenberger Kinderland vacation farms or comfortable rooms in numerous family-friendly hotels. A varied children's holiday program, great playgrounds and hiking trails for families Werden will convince you!


Spending time together. Valuable time. With great experiences that everyone in the family enjoys. That works - we promise...

Always discover something new for families!

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Everything families could wish for in one magazine!

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Fun and action for children and families!

Discovery made easy!

Our digital travel guide

All relevant information on your cell phone in one place - the perfect companion for your next family vacation.

Our digital travel guide gives you an overview of the best excursion destinations for the whole family. Here you will find our Familienferienprogramm and lots of tips for indoor and outdoor activities in our region. The travel guide provides you with all the information you need to make the most of your stay. You can also find all the important information and benefits of the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card.

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Excursion destinations

You must have seen it!

Amusement parks full of thrills and nature experiences. Trend sports with disc golf or in the climbing hall. Hiking fun on easy, excitingly designed themed hiking trails. Nature experiences with rangers and co. Families will find countless great destinations among the thousand mountains of the Schmallenberger Sauerland.

Schmallenberg Sauerland Card

Easy on the family budget: With the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card you can travel free of charge on the public buses or at a reduced rate on the hiking and sightseeing bus as well as free & heavily discounted admission to numerous museums and great leisure facilities. Take advantage of the benefits of the Schmallenberger Sauerland Card!

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Experience a forest adventure with your children or explore your senses: With the explorer backpacks, you can go on a discovery tour - wherever you want, on your own and at your own pace. An audio box guides you through various tasks and the rucksack contains everything you need.


Simply book online, collect your rucksack from the Tourist Information Schmallenberg and take it with you for the day.

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Pick up the rally booklet at the Tourist Information Office and discover Schmallenberg's historic town center and its inhabitants together with Willi.


At the end of the town tour, children can look forward to a reward at the Tourist Information Office. Please note our opening times.


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On a walk through and around Nordenau you go in search of clues and solve questions about the place. The rally sheet is available at Haus des Gastes (starting point of the rally) or from the landlords in Nordenau.


With the right answers and a bit of luck, there are also 3 great prizes to be won at the end of the year: Simply hand in the completed answer sheet with your name, address and age at the Haus des Gastes or hand it in during opening hours. The winners will be notified in writing.

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Farm vacation

Vacation in Schmallenberger Kinderland

Enjoy country life with the family!

26 baby and child-friendly vacation farms offer the perfect country vacation for families. While the children experience new and exciting things and let off steam, parents can enjoy a relaxing break in cozy and comfortable 3 to 5-star vacation apartments. It goes without saying that these apartments are particularly child-friendly. From the safety sockets to the comfortable and safe children's bed, everything has been thought through for families.

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Leisure fun in the countryside

The Kinderland farm program

Our Kinderland vacation farms offer one thing above all: lots and lots of space to play, run around and discover. The children are fully occupied visiting their four-legged friends or exploring the fantastic playgrounds. That leaves you time for a good book, a delicious cup of coffee or a leisurely hour in a deckchair. In between, the Kinderland farm program offers a great change of pace, where you can learn and experience all sorts of things, from milking cows to a forest rally and pony rides. Get to know the Schmallenberger Kinderland:


Pure winter fun!

Welcome to Winter-Kinderland. Our vacation farms are worth a visit at any time of year - especially in the winter months. Discover winter fun and snow fun at Schmallenberger Kinderland.

Special needs of families - fulfilled!

The host families of the Kinderland vacation farms Wissen have everything families need. Whether high chair, changing table, baby monitor or rental buggy. Everything is available for you and your children. The establishments are particularly child-friendly and have committed themselves to these quality features:

Dear guests!
We are happy to answer your questions about the Schmallenberger Sauerland and the vacation region Eslohe during our opening hours also via Whatsapp. With a click on the icon below right you are already one step closer to your relaxing vacation.