Having booked a hotel in Bielefeld, you find yourself in a green city. You can easily access the Hermannsweg, one of Germany’s most beautiful mountain hiking trails. The park Bürgerpark provides for quietness and relaxation during your stay in Bielefeld. Many hotels are fully booked though when the festival Leinewebermarkt takes place in Bielefeld, which changes the city centreinto a colourful funfair. You can reach all hotels in Bielefeld by the city train, which goes subway while in the city centre. You may also take the East-Westphalian dam to reach your hotel.
While in earlier years the linnen industry dominated the commercial life in Bielefeld, it is now the food, drink and tobacco industry as well as engineering and fabrication of clothing that are considered to be the industrial focus. The city’s greatest employer is the v. Bodelschwinghschen institution Bethel for the care of the disabled, established by the social welfare work.
Total population: 325,846 (December 2006)
Postal codes: 33501-739