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A hotel in Schmallenberg is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis. Facilities provided may range from a basic bed and storage for clothing, to luxury features like en-suite bathrooms. Larger in Schmallenberg hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, business centre, childcare, conference facilities and social function services. Hotel rooms in Schmallenberg are usually numbered (or named in some smaller hotels and B&Bs) to allow guests to identify their room. Some Schmallenberg hotels offer meals as part of a room and board arrangement. Hotel operations vary in size, function, and cost. Most Schmallenberg hotels and major hospitality companies that operate hotels in Schmallenberg have set widely accepted industry standards to classify hotel types. General categories include the following:

Upscale luxury hotels in Schmallenberg
An upscale full service hotel facility in Schmallenberg that offers luxury amenities, full service accommodations, on-site full service restaurant(s), and the highest level of personalized and professional service. Luxury Schmallenberg hotels are normally classified with at least a Four Diamond or Five Diamond status or a Four or Five Star rating depending on classification standards.

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Historic inns and boutique hotels in Schmallenberg
Boutique hotels of Schmallenberg are smaller independent non-branded hotels that often contain upscale facilities of varying size in unique or intimate settings with full service accommodations. Schmallenberg boutique hotels are generally 100 rooms or less. Some historic inns and boutique hotels in Schmallenberg may be classified as luxury hotels.

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Small to medium-sized hotel establishments that offer a limited amount of on-site amenities that only cater and market to a specific demographic of Schmallenberg travelers, such as the single business traveler. Most Schmallenberg focused or select service hotels may still offer full service accommodations but may lack leisure amenities such as an on-site restaurant or a swimming pool.

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Small to medium-sized Schmallenberg hotel establishments that offer a very limited amount of on-site amenities and often only offer basic accommodations with little to no services, these facilities normally only cater and market to a specific demographic of travelers, such as the budget-minded Schmallenberg traveler seeking a "no frills" accommodation. Limited service Schmallenberg hotels often lack an on-site restaurant but in return may offer a limited complimentary food and beverage amenity such as on-site continental breakfast service.

Guest houses and B&Bs in Schmallenberg
A bed and breakfast in Schmallenberg is a small lodging establishment that offers overnight accommodation and inclusive breakfast. Usually, Schmallenberg bed and breakfasts are private homes or family homes offering accommodations. The typical Schmallenberg B&B has between 4 and 11 rooms, with 6 being the average. Generally, guests are accommodated in private bedrooms with private bathrooms, or in a suite of rooms including an en suite bathroom. Some homes have private bedrooms with a bathroom which is shared with other guests. Breakfast is served in the bedroom, a dining room, or the host's kitchen. Often the owners of guest house themselves prepare the breakfast and clean the rooms.

Hostels in Schmallenberg
Schmallenberg hostels provide budget-oriented, sociable accommodation where guests can rent a bed, usually a bunk bed, in a dormitory and share a bathroom, lounge, and sometimes a kitchen. Rooms can be mixed or single-sex, although private rooms may also be available. Hostels are often cheaper for both the operator and occupants; many Schmallenberg hostels have long-term residents whom they employ as desk agents or housekeeping staff in exchange for experience or discounted accommodation.

Apartment hotels, extended stay hotels in Schmallenberg
Extended stay hotels are small to medium-sized Schmallenberg hotels that offer longer term full service accommodations compared to a traditional hotel. Extended stay hotels may offer non-traditional pricing methods such as a weekly rate that cater towards travelers in need of short-term accommodations for an extended period of time. Similar to limited and select service hotels, on-site amenities are normally limited and most extended stay hotels in Schmallenberg lack an on-site restaurant.

Timeshare and destination clubs in Schmallenberg
Schmallenberg timeshare and destination clubs are a form of property ownership also referred to as a vacation ownership involving the purchase and ownership of an individual unit of accommodation for seasonal usage during a specified period of time. Timeshare resorts in Schmallenberg often offer amenities similar that of a Full service hotel with on-site restaurant(s), swimming pools, recreation grounds, and other leisure-oriented amenities. Destination clubs of Schmallenberg on the other hand may offer more exclusive private accommodations such as private houses in a neighborhood-style setting.

Motels in Schmallenberg
A Schmallenberg motel is a small-sized low-rise lodging establishment similar to that of a limited service hotel, but with direct access to individual rooms from the car park. Common during the 1950s and 1960s, motels were often located adjacent to a major road, where they were built on inexpensive land at the edge of towns or along stretches of highways. They are still useful in less populated areas of Schmallenberg for driving travelers, but the more populated an area becomes the more hotels fill the need. Many of Schmallenberg motels which remain in operation have joined national franchise chains, rebranding themselves as hotels, inns or lodges.

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Distant views of Schmallenberg old town (1st and 4th row),
St. Alexander Catholic church and Oststraße (2nd row),
Weststraße and Wood and Tourism Center (Holz- und Touristikzentrum) (3rd row)
Coat of arms of Schmallenberg
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Schmallenberg  is located in Germany
Schmallenberg
Schmallenberg
Coordinates:  / 51.148983; 8.284539  / 51.148983; 8.284539
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Arnsberg
District Hochsauerland
Government
• Mayor Bernhard Halbe (CDU)
Area
• Total 303.00 km (116.99 sq mi)
Elevation 329-831 m (−2,397 ft)
Population (2015-12-31)
• Total 25,230
• Density 83/km (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 57392
Dialling codes 02971, 02972, 02974, 02975, 02977
Vehicle registration HSK
Website www.schmallenberg.de

Schmallenberg is a town and a climatic health resort in the High Sauerland District, Germany. Relating to its size of 117 square miles (303 square kilometers) it is the third biggest of all cities and towns of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the second biggest of Westphalia. It also has the biggest area of all cities and towns in North Rhine-Westphalia that are not independent but belong to a district.

With small Schmallenberg central town and the rural Bad Fredeburg Kneipp health resort the town has two urban settlements. Additionally, 82 villages and hamlets belong to the town's territory. Also being called “the Schmallenberg Sauerland”, the Town of Schmallenberg is famous for its total of four health resorts and nine villages which have been awarded gold for their beauty in the nationwide “Our village has a future” contest.

Schmallenberg: Geography

Schmallenberg old town, part of the central town
Division of Schmallenberg
Schmallenberg (map)
Town hall (Rathaus)
The Burgess Hill Square is named after the English twin town.

Schmallenberg is located in the southeast of the Sauerland mountainous region. The Rothaar Mountains make up a part of the town's territory.

It is situated (linear distances):

  • 14 miles (22 km) south of Meschede (capital of the High Sauerland District)
  • 20 miles (33 km) southeast of Arnsberg (most populous town of the district and capital of the larger Governmental District of Arnsberg)
  • 44 miles (70 km) southeast of Dortmund (most populous city of the governmental district, of the Ruhr Metropolitan Region and of Westphalia.)
  • 60 miles (96 km) northeast of Cologne (most populous city of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and of the Northern Rhineland)
  • 66 miles (106 km) southeast of Düsseldorf (capital of the state)
  • 238 miles (383 km) southwest of Berlin (capital and most populous city of Germany)

Schmallenberg: Neighboring towns and municipalities

Schmallenberg in the north borders on the Municipality of Bestwig and the Town of Meschede, in the east on the Town of Winterberg, in the south on the Town of Bad Berleburg, and in the west on the Municipality of Eslohe (Sauerland) and the Town of Lennestadt.

Schmallenberg: Division of the town

In the 1975 communal area reforms in the Sauerland and Paderborn the already existing Town of Schmallenberg was merged with the Town of Fredeburg (“Bad Fredeburg” today) and with the Municipalities of Berghausen, Bödefeld-Land, Dorlar, Fleckenberg, Freiheit Bödefeld, Grafschaft, Lenne, Oberkirchen, Rarbach and Wormbach which consisted of a total of 82 villages and hamlets.

On December 31, 2016 the modern Town of Schmallenberg had 25,346 inhabitants by main residence in the following 83 places:

  • Schmallenberg (central town) (6,173)
  • Bad Fredeburg (3,881)
  • Fleckenberg (1,563)
  • Gleidorf (1,379)
  • Bödefeld (1,103)
  • Grafschaft (1,071)
  • Dorlar (872)
  • Oberkirchen (847)
  • Westfeld (790)
  • Holthausen (555)
  • Bracht (482)
  • Oberhenneborn (394)
  • Wormbach (387)
  • Lenne (341)
  • Westernbödefeld (339)
  • Kirchrarbach (296)
  • Arpe (245)
  • Niederberndorf (234)
  • Niedersorpe (231)
  • Berghausen (210)
  • Werpe (210)
  • Nordenau (207)
  • Brabecke (202)
  • Winkhausen (199)
  • Sellinghausen (169)
  • Altenilpe (168)
  • Latrop (168)
  • Selkentrop (155)
  • Felbecke (153)
  • Huxel (149)
  • Harbecke (144)
  • Mailar (131)
  • Gellinghausen (121)
  • Rehsiepen (113)
  • Sögtrop (110)
  • Menkhausen (103)
  • Heiminghausen (101)
  • Osterwald (96)
  • Kückelheim (90)
  • Lengenbeck (66)
  • Niederhenneborn (66)
  • Jagdhaus (65)
  • Werntrop (64)
  • Hundesossen (62)
  • Grimminghausen (58)
  • Oberrarbach (57)
  • Obersorpe (53)
  • Ohlenbach (53)
  • Oberberndorf (50)
  • Inderlenne (43)
  • Schanze (42)
  • Obringhausen (40)
  • Mittelsorpe (37)
  • Dornheim (34)
  • Herschede (34)
  • Kirchilpe (34)
  • Ebbinghof (28)
  • Nierentrop (28)
  • Mönekind (24)
  • Walbecke (23)
  • Sellmecke (19)
  • Hanxleden (17)
  • Vorwald (15)
  • Almert (14)
  • Föckinghausen (14)
  • Altenhof (12)
  • Nesselbach (12)
  • Twismecke (11)
  • Berghof (9)
  • Lanfert (9)
  • Rellmecke (9)
  • Hebbecke (8)
  • Waidmannsruh (7)
  • Keppel (6)
  • Landenbeckerbruch (6)
  • Sonderhof (6)
  • Hoher Knochen (5)
  • Wulwesort (5)
  • Hengsiepen (4)
  • Hiege (3)
  • Rimberg (3)
  • Rotbusch (3)
  • Silberg (3)
  • Störmecke (3)

Schmallenberg: Twin towns

Schmallenberg twin towns are:

  • Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Burgess Hill (United Kingdom)
  • Flag of France.svg Wimereux (France)
The panorama of Schmallenberg

Schmallenberg: History

First town seal, 1261 Schmallenberg 1653 Schmallenberg 1898
First town seal, 1261 Schmallenberg 1653 Schmallenberg 1898
The Chapel “Upon the Werth” in the Old Cemetery spa park. The Renaissance chapel from the year 1682 is believed to have been built on the former site of Schmallenberg castle.
“Breybalg” is the personification of Schmallenberg and reminds of the famine after the big fire of 1822.

In 1072 a Benedictine monastery of Grafschaft was founded near the Wilzenberg mountain by St. Anno II, Archbishop of Cologne.

The oldest available documents speaking of a “Town of Schmallenberg” are the archbishop's and the town council's deeds from 1243. There were several causes which let the place of “Smalenburg” (old German, “narrow castle”) receive town rights.

Before Schmallenberg received town rights, there had been a castle of Schmallenberg which must have been destroyed around 1240. It was owned by the Archbishop of Cologne Conrad of Hochstadt and the Grafschaft Abbey. The Knight Johann Kolve had the order to protect this castle. At this time, there already must have been some kind of settlement around. The archbishop did not consider the destroyed castle as useful any more. Furthermore, the local settlement was unprotected and in a risky situation because of the castle. That is why the archbishop and the Grafschaft Abbey wanted to fortify the place, leaving the old castle outside the town wall.

In 1244 Schmallenberg received town rights and got a mayor and an own council. Johann Kolve, who had recommended this solution, became the commander of the new fortified town. He got 30 shillings every year on St. Martin’s Day as an indemnity, an own property and a judicial immunity was granted. The new Town of Schmallenberg thanked Kolve for its new protecting wall. He did not have to pay taxes and did not have any civic duties.

There is evidence from 1273 and 1292 of blacksmiths working in Schmallenberg and there have been cutlers and trip hammers for a long time. The town joined alliances with Medebach, Hallenberg and Winterberg and was a member of the Hanseatic League. It used to be a Colognian minting place in the 13th century. After weapon techniques had changed and to the archbishop, Schmallenberg had lost its fortified status, the town went through an economical crisis in the 16th century.

In 1812, the wall and its gates were torn down. In the last of the three big fires of 1732, 1746 and 1822, 131 of 151 houses burnt down and Schmallenberg was rebuilt in the now characteristic structure (“Prussian ladder system”) with its half-timbered houses and slated roofs.

In 1800, the iron manufacturing was the second biggest in the whole Duchy of Westphalia. When it collapsed because of major competition and high costs, textile industry developed in Schmallenberg. There had already been seven companies belonging to textile industry in 1871. Manufacturing different kinds of textile should become the most important business type for the following years.

Schmallenberg: Economy

Lake business park (Gewerbegebiet Lake)
Fraunhofer Institute

Since the 19th century Schmallenberg traditionally was one of the Sauerland's centers of textile industry. The largest company today is the Falke company. That's why the town received the nickname die Strumpfstadt (“the sock town”). Today, 25 per cent of the population work in forest and wood economy or in tourism. In 2002 there were 7,924 jobs based on social insurances.

Major Schmallenberg companies are:

  • Falke KGaA (English) (textile industry, 2015: 3,366 employees)
  • Burgbad AG (English) (hidden champions, bathroom furniture manufacturer with headquarters in Bad Fredeburg, 2011: 740 employees)
  • Feldhaus (German) (construction company, 2014: 650 employees)

Schmallenberg: Fraunhofer Society

The Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology (IME) conducts research in the field of applied life sciences from a molecular level to entire ecosystems. The IME (English) has around 140 employees working at its locations in Schmallenberg and Aachen.

Schmallenberg: Transport

Rennefeld airfield (Flugplatz Rennefeld)

Schmallenberg: Air transport

Schmallenberg: Airfield

Schmallenberg’s aerodrome is the Rennefeld motorsport and glider airfield (German) (Motorsport- und Segelflugplatz Rennefeld) between the villages of Wormbach and Werpe. ICAO-Code: EDKR (German).

Schmallenberg: Airports

The town is surrounded by the following airports (near to far): Paderborn/Lippstadt (PAD), Dortmund (DTM), Kassel (KSF), Cologne/Bonn (CGN), Münster/Osnabrück (FMO), Düsseldorf (DUS) and Frankfurt am Main (FRA).

Schmallenberg: Private transport

Schmallenberg: Federal highways

Bundesstraße 236 number.svg Bundesstraße 511 number.svg The federal highways (Bundesstraßen) B 236 and B 511 run through the town's territory.

Schmallenberg: Autobahn

The Autobahn closest to Schmallenberg is the one in

  • Bundesautobahn 46 number.svg Meschede, Enste junction (20 mi/33 km for the A 46 to either Arnsberg or Brilon)

Other close junctions to different directions can be found in

  • Bundesautobahn 45 number.svg Olpe, Olpe junction (27 mi/43 km for the A 45 to either Frankfurt am Main/Cologne or Dortmund)
  • Bundesautobahn 4 number.svg Wenden (Sauerland), Krombach junction (27 mi/43 km for the A 4 to Cologne/Frankfurt am Main/Dortmund/Olpe/A 4/A 45)
  • Bundesautobahn 33 number.svg Bundesautobahn 44 number.svg Bad Wünnenberg, Kreuz Wünnenberg-Haaren junction (43 mi/69 km for the A 33 to Bielefeld/Paderborn or the A 44 to either Kassel or Dortmund/Airport)

Schmallenberg: Public transport

Schmallenberg: Trains

The closest train stations are the ones in Lennestadt-Altenhundem, Meschede and Winterberg.

Schmallenberg: Buses

Buses of Busverkehr Ruhr-Sieg (BRS) serve the town on the main routes. An association only founded for this purpose voluntarily provides a Bürgerbus (“civic bus”) on the less common routes. It mainly serves the smaller villages.

Schmallenberg: Media

Town event hall (Stadthalle) and outdoor wave pool (Wellenfreibad)
School center (Schulzentrum) with Hauptschule and Gymnasium

The Westfalenpost newspaper has editorial offices in Schmallenberg and Meschede and issues a daily local edition from Mondays to Saturdays. It shares its local edition with the Westfälische Rundschau which is another daily newspaper. The free advertising newspaper Sauerlandkurier also has an editorial office in Schmallenberg and is being issued on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Radio and TV news can be received from the West German Broadcasting (WDR). There is a WDR regional studio in Siegen which daily broadcasts news for South Westphalia on WDR 2 radio (on 93.8 FM) and in the Lokalzeit show for South Westphalia on television (WDR Fernsehen). Another local radio channel is Radio Sauerland from Meschede which can be received at 89.1 or 106.5 FM in Schmallenberg and on different frequencies in the whole High Sauerland District.

The above-mentioned media each have a website providing (German) news online:

  • WP.de
  • WR.de
  • Sauerlandkurier
  • Lokalzeit Südwestfalen
  • Radio Sauerland

Schmallenberg: Education

Grafschaft Abbey

Schmallenberg has seven elementary schools (Grundschulen) and three secondary schools (a Hauptschule, a Realschule and a Gymnasium).

There is also one special school of the High Sauerland District for emotional and social development, elementary and secondary level one (Martinsschule Dorlar), one folk high school (Volkshochschule) and a district's school of music (Kreismusikschule).

Schmallenberg: Culture

Marksmen's Square (Schützenplatz)

Starting from Schmallenberg central town, trips to the Nordenau Rappelstein castle ruin with great views, the Grafschaft Abbey or to the nearby Kneipp health resort of Bad Fredeburg are always worth to do. There are some local museums like the Slate Mining and Home Region Museum in Holthausen, the Hesse Cutlery Factory in Fleckenberg, the Monastery Museum in Grafschaft or the Jurisdiction Museum in Bad Fredeburg.

Annual events in many places in town are the marksmen's festivals (Schützenfeste) lasting two to four days between April and August. They celebrate the local traditions including parades, traditional music and dance in a local hall or tent and a shooting of a wooden bird. There are 20 marksmen's clubs (Schützenvereine) in town and each has its own Schützenfest. The biggest club is the Schmallenberg Marksmen's Society 1820 (Schützengesellschaft Schmallenberg 1820). The oldest Schützenverein in the modern Town of Schmallenberg is the Wormbach St. Judoc Marksmen's Fraternity (St.-Jodokus-Schützenbruderschaft Wormbach). It was founded in 1525.

Schmallenberg's town festival is the Schmallenberger Woche (“the Schmallenberg week”) and is being held every two years from a Wednesday to a Sunday in August. This event is celebrated in central Schmallenberg's old town and turns the Marksmen's Square park facility (Parkanlage Schützenplatz) and the Weststraße and Oststraße into a pedestrian area with music, entertainment and several stalls providing food, drinks, other commercial goods and information. Citizens from many of Schmallenberg's places, the twin towns and several associations take part in the festival.

On each Second Sunday of Advent and Friday and Saturday before there is a Christmas market around the central town's Catholic church. Further Christmas markets can be found on different dates in other places of the town.

Schmallenberg: Sport

Winter sport in Schmallenberg

Schmallenberg has many hiking trails adding up to approximately 2,500 kilometers, leading through forests, across mountains and through valleys. The Rothaarsteig, a hiking trail along the Rothaar Mountains from Brilon to Dillenburg, leads through the town's territory. Recently, the town at the upper course of the Lenne River has developed into one of Westphalia's winter sport centers. The Nordic Center of North Rhine-Westphalia and the High Sauerland Cross-Country Skiing Center are both located in Westfeld. 250 kilometers of cross-country ski tracks and 30 ski lifts make any kind of skiing possible.

Schmallenberg: Notable people

  • Tom Astor (born February 27, 1943 in Schmallenberg) is a German singer and composer.
  • Franziskus Hennemann (27 October 1882 – 17 January 1951 born in Schmallenberg-Holthausen) was a Titular Bishop in South Africa.
  • Julian Schauerte (born April 2, 1988) is a German footballer who plays for Fortuna Düsseldorf.

Schmallenberg: References

  1. "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen". Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW (in German). 18 July 2016.
  2. Stadt Schmallenberg: Kurorte [1] (German)
  3. Schmallenberger Sauerland: Golddörfer Schmallenberg und Eslohe [2] (German)
  4. Distances measured with Google Maps.
  5. Stadt Schmallenberg: Hauptwohnsitze zum 31.12.2016 [3] (German)
  6. Johannes Bauermann: Die Schmallenberger Stadturkunden. Erschienen in: „Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Schmallenberg 1244 – 1969“ im Selbstverlag der Stadt Schmallenberg (German)
  7. Carl Haase: Schmallenberg im Rahmen der Geschichte der deutschen Stadt. Erschienen in: „Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Schmallenberg 1244 – 1969“ im Selbstverlag der Stadt Schmallenberg (German)
  8. Horst Becker: Beiträge zur Entstehung der Schmallenberger Textilindustrie. Erschienen in: „Beiträge zur Geschichte der Stadt Schmallenberg 1244 – 1969“ im Selbstverlag der Stadt Schmallenberg (German)
  9. Verkehrsverein Schmallenberg: Holz- und Touristikzentrum [4] (German)
  10. Peter Kracht: Sauerland, Siegerland und Wittgensteiner Land, Verlag Aschendorff, Münster, Buy book ISBN 3-402-05497-3 (German)
  11. Stadt Schmallenberg: Schulen [5] (German)
  12. Kreisschützenbund Meschede: Stadt Schmallenberg [6] (German)
  13. Verkehrsverein Schmallenberg: Schmallenberger Woche [7] (German)
  14. Werbegemeinschaft Schmallenberg: Aktuelles und Infos [8] (German)
  • Town administration of Schmallenberg (German)
  • Schmallenberg Tourism (German)
  • Sauerland Tourism (German)
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