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Welcome to Helpsen, a picturesque destination in the Schaumburg district of Germany. Located between the cities of Hanover and Minden, this charming village is a place full of history, culture and nature.
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Activities in Helpsen

Attractions in Helpsen


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Bike Riding · Schaumburger Land
Industrial history in the Schaumburg region
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 20.7 km
Duration 1:25 h
Ascent 100 m
Descent 99 m

Round trip through one of the oldest industrial landscapes in Northern Germany.

from Olaf Boegner,   Schaumburger Land
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 5
Distance 62 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 222 m
Descent 243 m

Entlang der Weser ins Schaumburger Land Sehr altes Fachwerk, Naturschönheit und die Spuren derer zu Schaumburg-Lippe  

from Olaf Boegner,   Region Hannover
recommended route Difficulty moderate Multi-stage route
Distance 421.3 km
Duration 28:45 h
Ascent 873 m
Descent 886 m

Kreidezeit und Mittelalter. Weserrenaissance bis Moderne. Erleben Sie historische Städte, Schlösser, Kirchen, Museen, Überraschungen.

from Bettina Obst,   Region Hannover
Bicycle Touring · Sweden
Radtour Sumiswald - Nordkapp
Map / Radtour Sumiswald - Nordkapp
Distance 4,207.8 km
Duration 320:53 h
Ascent 26,500 m
Descent 27,031 m

Das ist unsere geplante Route die wir mit den Fahrrädern zurücklegen wollen.

from Paul Blaser,   Community
Bicycle Touring · Weserbergland
London - Peine 2017
Distance 1,201.6 km
Duration 82:35 h
Ascent 1,954 m
Descent 1,984 m

Radtour von London nach Peine 2017

from Volker Hanewacker,   Community
Mountain Biking · Weserbergland
Schaumburger Genuss-Runde
Map / Schaumburger Genuss-Runde
Distance 70.8 km
Duration 6:24 h
Ascent 401 m
Descent 401 m

Suthfeld-Beckedorf-Heisterberg-Bückeberg-Obernkirchen-Hiddenserborn-Schaumburger Wald-Mittellandkanal-Hohnhorst-Suthfeld

from Karl-Heinz Boettcher,   Community
Map / DE-Nord/Sued Westerland-Haldenwanger Eck
Difficulty closed
Distance 1,788.7 km
Duration 452:03 h
Ascent 11,367 m
Descent 10,237 m

zu Fuß von Nord nach Süd nur ca. 17km mit dem Zug über den Hindenburgdamm von Sylt-Ost/Morsum nach Klanxbüll

from Achim Friedel Vetters,   Community
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The geographical location of Helpsen offers a breathtaking backdrop for visitors. The landscape is surrounded by rolling hills, dense forests and green fields. The area is characterised by its numerous hiking trails to explore.

One of Helpsen's main attractions is Bückeburg Castle - a magnificent Baroque palace with a fascinating history. Here you can immerse yourself in the royal chambers on a guided tour or take a walk through the magnificent castle park.

For cultural highlights, you should definitely also visit the Rittergut Museum - here you can learn more about the regional art and cultural history as well as its most important personalities.

When it comes to culinary specialities, Helpsen has a lot to offer! Try local specialities such as "kale" or enjoy freshly prepared dishes in one of the many restaurants in the village.

In terms of outdoor activities, there are many possibilities: Hiking along the Weser cycle path or canoeing on the river are just some of them. In winter, the Deister ski centre with its slopes is a great place for skiing and snowboarding.

Even if the weather doesn't cooperate, there are plenty of activities in Helpsen: Discover Bückeburg Castle, for example, or visit the nearby cities of Hanover and Minden.

Helpsen is worth a visit at any time of year. However, it is especially beautiful in spring, when nature comes back to life and shines in bright colours.

Overall, Helpsen is a charming destination that has something to offer for everyone. A travel guide for those in search of an authentic experience - come along and discover this hidden gem!

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