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Festivals & events

You can only experience these in the Teutoburg Forest: the medieval Sparrenberg Castle festival in Bielefeld and the German cheese market in Nieheim every two years, light festivals in the spa parks of Bad Oeynhausen, Bad Salzuflen, Bad Lippspringe, music festivals in the monasteries of the Höxter district, the Easter wheel race in Lügde, the Dalheim monastery market and the "Poetic sources" open-air festival of literature in the Aqua Magica landscape park. Browse the calendar of events. And discover more event highlights such as the Libori-Fest in Paderborn or rustic farmers markets.

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Westphalian enjoyment in numbers

  • 4
    enjoyable museums in the Westphalian Culinarium at Nieheim
  • 6
    months - at least - is the time it takes to age a Westphalian ham on the bone
  • 24
    hours to bake pumpernickel bread
  • 38
    percent alcohol in a real Steinhäger
  • Countless
    number of recipes for Pickert
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