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Willinger Hochheideturm

Willinger Hochheideturm

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  • Thorsten

    The Willinger Hochheideturm has been the highest walk-in lookout point in north-west Germany since 2002. Higher than on the observation deck (at 875 meters), you will not find anywhere in the region.
    If you still have enough strength in your legs, you will reach the glazed observation deck over 241 steps. But there is also a lift available and you can so comfortably enjoy the great view from up there.
    Speaking of strength - you can refuel in the Ettelsberg hut next door. The hut keeper Siggi always ensures a good mood with his whistle trumpet or the alphorn and the burning "hut spirit" and the pea soup in the glass have reached a true cult status.

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    • December 1, 2016

  • Andreas H.

    Next time I try to be there that I can also start up. Had the view from the tower enjoyed.

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    • June 29, 2018

  • Ralf

    Fun and hut

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    • July 17, 2015

  • StefanS

    From the tower you have a good all-round view.

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    • August 16, 2017

  • Achim

    Always worth a visit

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    • April 16, 2018

  • Andreas H.

    From the top you have a good look. Unfortunately, I was too early and he was still closed ..

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    • August 8, 2018

  • Torsten S.

    Nice view of Willingen on the edge of the Hochheide.
    Connection to MTB trails

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    • August 9, 2018

  • Achim

    Here is in good weather always something going on.

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    • August 21, 2018

  • T!MO

    This detour is worthwhile because there are many employment opportunities up here, such as:
    A visit to Siggis Hütte, a break at the beautiful "See", a tour of the tower or the highly recommended and newly renovated downhill / flow country descents.

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    • August 24, 2019

  • ASIX

    worth a trip in any weather

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    • July 30, 2018

  • Hat schi

    Nice panorama and good connection for a round with the MTB

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    • August 6, 2018

  • Legolas

    Worthwhile goal. Restoration is also available. But especially on weekends in the club season you can meet there at Siggies hut (right next to the tower) on hordes of drunks.

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    • September 17, 2018

  • ASIX

    Close to the sky.

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    • April 18, 2019

  • ChrisSmith228

    You can climb there if you want

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    • July 9, 2018

  • Christian

    In good weather you have great views.

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    • August 2, 2018

  • Frank G.

    Refreshments, great views and mountain bike trails full.

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    • September 4, 2018

  • Torsten S.

    Very nice view of the Sauerland and the Upland.

    Climbing can also be done here with prior notice.

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    • September 29, 2018

  • Jens M.

    Fun and party mile on the Ettelsberg

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    • May 19, 2019

  • Andre04

    This is the storage lake for snow production in winter

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    • July 29, 2019

  • Rick Mave

    'Visiting the cult hut host Siggi
    The rustic Ettelsberg hut is known far beyond the region. On the edge of the Hochheide, just a few steps from the mountain station of the Ettelsberg cable car, the Hochheideturm and the Ettelsberg lake, hikers, bikers, winter sports enthusiasts and day trippers of all kinds come to Siggis Hütte.

    Landlord Siggi enjoys cult status and entertains visitors from time to time with the alphorn or the centrifugal trumpet. His specialties such as pea soup in a glass and burning hut spirit are real “hits”.

    Open daily from 9 a.m. to 15 minutes before the last cable car descent ... '
    Source: ettelsberg-seilbahn.de/ettelsberg/siggis-huette

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    • August 28, 2019

  • Jens M.

    In top weather nice photo location

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    • August 2, 2019

  • Christoph

    The view from the edge of the lake is absolutely awesome

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    • August 11, 2019

  • Jens M.

    Party stronghold in Siggis hut, already very getting used to, bikers and party people

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    • August 25, 2019

  • Rick Mave

    Forested mountains as far as the eye can see. An almost endless horizon. The municipality of Willingen is picturesquely situated in the valley. The view from the Hochheideturm is breathtaking. Nowhere else in all of north-west Germany can visitors get higher.

    The Hochheideturm towers proudly on the summit of the Ettelsberg. From the glazed, air-conditioned viewing platform, the panoramic view over the Sauerland and Waldecker Land is simply impressive.

    Climbing and abseiling at lofty heights is a real adventure. The brave climb the Hochheideturm on two walls on two routes.

    Hochheideturm in numbers
    Viewing platform at 875 m above sea level. NN
    Tower 62 meters high
    241 steps
    elevator
    Platform of 12 meters in diameter
    Eight-person elevator
    Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Extras
    Climbing the Hochheideturm
    Wedding ceremony in the Hochheideturm
    Landscape Playground
    Tickets included in the cable car admission price
    Toilet, disabled toilet and baby changing room on the ground floor
    ...
    Source: ettelsberg-seilbahn.de/ettelsberg/hochheideturm

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    • August 28, 2019


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Location: Willingen (Upland), Waldeck-Frankenberg, Kassel District, North Hesse, Hesse, Germany

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