Diverse holiday in Bad Arolsen: Golf, Baroque and UNESCO World Cultural Heritage

Have you ever spent your holidays in "Versailles Hesse"? Bad Arolsen and our Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen offer you a playground of recovery, natural health and plenty of options for being active. The magnificent Residential Palace nearby, the beautiful parks, the golf course above the Twistesee lake, the exclusive cultural offer and the annual baroque festivals inspire friends of culture, active holidaymakers and conference guests alike.

Golfball auf Golfplatz

Exploring the environment

The area around Bad Arolsen offers a lot as well: Korbach, about 20 km away, beckons with its Medieval town core, the Edersee lake fascinates as one of the largest artificial lakes in Europe, the Willingen municipality offers winter sports, a summer toboggan run and a game park. Your holiday needs a little city and culture, too? 45 km away, Kassel invites you to go shopping, enjoy art and history. The UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, the nearby national park Kellerwald-Edersee and the "Hercules" in the mountain park Wilhelmshöhe are interesting excursion destinations as well. You enjoy being in water the most? You have to visit the Twistesee lake. It has a water skiing facility, beach bath and boats for rent to create the ideal framework for elaborate water sports.

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Events in Bad Arolsen: Leisure ideas for your stay

To make selection easier for you, we have compiled an overview of the current events in Bad Arolsen. Tickets for the events are available in advance at the Abendlokal Plückers or in the Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen.

34. Arolser Baroque Festival

Date: 29 May - 02 June 2019

Place: Various historical sites and buildings in Bad Arolsen

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Recovery and leisure time in the Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen

You have checked in at the Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen and would like to start your holiday at once? Stay with us and enjoy the offers in the hotel. How about relaxing hours in the 2,000 sqm spa area? The Welcome Spa area is waiting for you with diverse offers and treatments. You can relax particularly well with a massage, cosmetic treatment, in the Hamam or with an aroma bath.

Welcome Hotel Bad Arolsen Restaurant Schlossgasthof 02

Let your palate enjoy

After physical and mental relaxation, culinary enjoyment must not be missed either. The Gourmet Vital offers you conventional vital cuisine: vegetarian, as regional as possible, and with seasonal offers. The ingredients chosen are all fully organic in quality – eat with enjoyment and the best conscience!


At a glance: Your leisure options in the hotel

  • Indoor pool with water jets and whirlpool
  • Generous sauna landscape, indoors and outdoors
  • Relaxation offers for her and him
  • Access to the Arolsen healing spring Schlossbrunnen
  • Playing corner for young guests in the restaurant
  • Sky Sports bar in the Plückers
  • Billiards
  • Darts
  • Wii


Our excursion advice in and around Bad Arolsen

  • Jogging and walking paths

  • Golfing on the golf course in Bad Arolsen

  • Hiking and cycling in the diverse low mountain landscape

  • Water sports and beach enjoyment at the nearby Twistesee lake

  • Exploring a cultural landscape

  • UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Hercules

  • UNESCO World Heritage National Park Kellerwald-Edersee