Bodenwerder - fantasy, adventure and the unbelievable

The Münchhausen town of Bodenwerder, a member town of the German Fairy Tale Route, lies directly on the Weser, embedded in the diversified hill countryside of the Weser hill country. The town's famous son, Hieronymus Carl Friedrich Baron of Münchhausen (1720- 1797), gained world-renown fame with his imaginative narrations. Immerse yourself in the world of the legendary “Liar Baron” with a museum visit or historical city tour. Numerous recreational options and events make your visit to the Münchhausen town unforgettable.

Bodenwerder for friends of fairy tales

Apart from the numerous fairytale figures of the Brothers Grimm, the incomparable fabulist Baron von Münchhausen also has a place on the German Fairy Tale Route.

Discover facts worth knowing about his life and his unbelievable and adventurous stories in the Münchhausen Museum. In a round tour through the historical old town, numerous sculptures, monuments and wall pictures recount his exaggerated tales. In the summer months (May to October) the Sunday Münchhausen performances delight young and old spectators.

Bodenwerder for holiday tourists and day visitors

Use the opportunity to explore the distinctive aspects of nature of the Weser hill country on foot by hiking on the Weserberg path or on a bicycle or e-bikes on the popular Weser bicycle path. Enjoy the shore landscape from a Weser steamboat, on a raft, by hydrobike or canoe. The all-weather summer toboggan run promises 950 m of tobogganing pleasure. Bodenwerder is an excellent starting point for excursions into highly attractive surroundings.

Numerous events attract visitors in the town of Münchhausen. A highlight is the Festival of Lights, which is well known as the largest musical firework display in Northern Germany.

Events & Guided Tours

A special note for guests who do not speak German:
Some of the guided tours and audiences offers or events presented here are currently only available in German,
some are offered regularly, others on demand in different languages.
In many cases, fairytale magic and fabulous seductions do not need spoken language to be properly experienced.
Let yourself be surprised or inquire directly at the address given in each case.
And please understand that for technical reasons some descriptions are shown here only in German. Thank you very much!

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