Cultural highlights of the area

Holzminden has been a center of European culture since ancient times beginning with the spread on Christianity through Charlemagne. The Abbey Corvey, which is located on the outskirts of Holzminden, dates back to the 7th century and has recently been added to the UNESCO World Heritage Registry.

The numerous castle and fortresses in the area invite you to visit , especially the lovely Weserrenaissance Castle in Bevern and the porcelain factory Fürstenberg which is one of the oldest in Germany.

Famous Baron Munchhausen lived in nearby Bodenwerder , his fantastic stories made him world famous and contributed to the Grimms brothers fairy tales .