The spa resort of Bad Oeynhausen is situated on the southern edge of the Wiehen Hills between the Weser mountains region and the Teutoburg Forest. The town is surrounded by gentle landscape with flat valleys and light woods. The curative thermal salt springs helped Bad Oeynhausen achieve its status as a state spa with well-kept parks and classical architecture.
The federal motorway A2 and A30 run parallel to the Wiehengebirgskamm and they lead to Bad Oeynhausen. There is a train connection every 30 minutes between Hamm and Minden as well as to the local centre of Bielefeld, the IC trains call there from all directions. A well-developed local and regional transport network connects all of the town districts via bus and additional bus lines connect you to the surroundings of the town.
In the town district of Eidinghause, the Wasserschloss Övelgönne will enchant you with its baroque splendor. Furthermore, Bad Oeynhausen is situated on the "Straße der Weserrenaissance", which, as well as the Schloss Bückeberg “Castle Bückeberg”, presents you with a unique cultural monument in this region.
It is also worth visiting the Hofmühle am Osterbach. The Museumshof with its impressive half-timbered ensemble, invites you to come and enjoy dinner and baking days between March and October.
You will feel and experience the town´s proximity to the water everywhere you go. You can let yourself be carried away with the ferry boat to a local recreation area, Großer Weserbogen in order to enjoy the nature.
In the spa resport of Bad Oeynhausen, you will find the Deutsche Märchen- und Wesersagenmuseum „German Fairy Tales and Weser Legends Museum” in a beautiful villa with an unparalleled collection and alternating exhibitions.
A cultural highlight is the "Parklichter-Festival" in August. In the Kaiserpalais, top-class events take place. You can experience classical piano concerts in the glamorous Wandelhalle.
Guests praise the "Ristorante Paradiso", where you will be spoilt with meat dishes and traditional Italian food for moderate prices.