Transport yourself to the distant lands of the past with a visit to Steinfurt, an impossibly scenic town that enjoy a picturesque position amidst dense woodland. Steinfurt’s charms are many and permeate every corner of this enchanting and historic place; flagrant fortresses, magnificent buildings and ancient mills create an architectural array that is sure to impress. The interactive and immersive exhibitions in Steinfurt’s museums bring history to life and trace the traditions of today; purchase unique souvenirs in the crafty market and sample local specialities in one of the many rustic taverns of the centre.
Steinfurt is awash with intriguing sights shrouded in rich history; arguably one of the most enthralling is Steinfurt Castle, an esoteric architectural amalgamation that exemplifies a selection of styles. Perpetual renovation and expansion has left the fabulous fortress with a unique blend of classical, Romanesque and rococo features. Members of the German royal family still reside in the castle, which can be toured if booked in advance.
Residing resplendently over Steinfurt’s majestic market square is the Huck Beifang House, an incredible structure whose fabulous façade creates a truly arresting vision. Built by a wealthy merchant in order to secure his place in heaven, the building is revered locally and features highly on any sightseeing tour of the town.
Rustic and inviting, Posthotel Riehemann is a traditional and tantalising restaurant whose menu specialises in regional specialities. The eatery has been established for over 30 years, and this epicurean experience is evident in the fabulous food on the menu; a signature speciality is undoubtedly the roasted goose, whose succulent meat and crisp skin will tantalise taste-buds.(Munsterstr 8, Steinfurt, Germany)