Wellness for nature-lovers
The Wellness Hotel Diedrich in the Hochsauerland region has been around for more than 110 years. The family business is located in the centre of Hallenberg – a small village with half-timbered buildings, surrounded by the rocky mountains of the Rothaargebirge. The area has much to offer those interested in culture and nature-lovers. After going on a hiking tour or after a trip with a mountain bike, you can relax in the column spa. Those of you who find the usual sauna temperatures too high can benefit from the Roman sweat bath – called a tecaldarium. This type of sauna helps to stabilize your circulation and strengthens your immune system. The sauna is heated to a mere 39 degrees and can be visited in clothing. However, you will also find the so-called baths in the illuminated whirlpool warming and pleasant. Starlight effects integrated in the bath create a cosy atmosphere: Whilst powerful jets of water massage the body along its lymph channels at the same time, aromas arising from the water inspire the mind.
The hotel is surrounded by a mutli-faceted landscape and thus perfect for long walks, hikes and mountain bike tours. The wellness area is 1,200 m² and comprises a column spa equipped with a tecaldrium, sauna, steam bath and a large swimming pool.
There are numerous types of beauty treatment including facial and body treatment with products of the brand name Babor.
Fitness trainers offer weekend fitness afternoons which are suitable for both trained and not trained guests. Each and every guest is dealt with personally. Professional advice for Nordic walking, back exercises, instructions for the equipment in the gym.
Hallenberg offers a large number of leisure activities all year round. You can discover wild herbs during guided hiking tours, enjoy the distant view over the mountains from the Sauerland-Stabil-Stuhl (an oversized wooden chair-like platform) or get to know the history of ice mining in the region. In the Bike Arena Sauerland, you can discover the area by bike and the Nordic Walking Park Hallenberg provides the ideal conditions to exercise outdoors. The climbing region Steinschab has a special experience in store: Both beginners and experienced climbers can dabble in climbing the 50-metre steep face. The winter sports towns of Willingen and Winterberg are not far from Hallenberg – perfect for skiers and snow hikers. As Hallenberg is on the border to Hessen, it is definitely worth visiting the university town of Marburg and the Marburg castle or the town of Frankenberg with its historical town hall, the former Cistercian monastery and the Thonet Museum. There is a golf course 12 kilometres from Hallenberg.
Hotel Diedrich offers numerous possibilities to be spoilt with culinary delicacies. Here, importance is attached to regional products. The Anton restaurant is a venue for gourmets, where traditional cuisine meets unusual tasting creations. In the summer, you can either eat waffles in the grill hut, which are prepared over an open beech fire or relax on the roof patio and enjoy the view across the valley. Likewise popular is the fireplace and postal room where the guests can eat in a cosy atmosphere.