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Health and cures 

Relax, catch your breath, stay a while and improve your health


Two health resorts attract visitors with their oxygen-rich air in a mild, bracing climate. Not to mention many more things that are guaranteed to do you good. You will find peace and relaxation here in the heart of this mountainous landscape. There are numerous trails for a relaxing walk or invigorating hike. Spas offer exercise, massage and relaxation. The town centres invite you to take a leisurely wander, which you can round off in a cosy restaurant or café. State-of-the-art clinics and spa facilities ensure your medical needs are catered for. 


Nümbrecht - Climatic health resort

Nümbrecht has made a name for itself as a climatic health resort. The oxygen-rich air of the mild stimulating climate attracts people to numerous spa facilities. The spa management and the local authorities are constantly striving to improve the quality of the environment as well as the quality of the holidays they offer. 


  • Schloss Homburg and museum 

  • Spa clinic with spa park 

  • Walking and hiking trails 

  • Sounds of the Forest Trail in the Bergisches Land 

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Eckenhagen, the newest health resort in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, also benefits from the climate. An extensive range of spa treatments has emerged here around the MediClin Klinik Reichshof. Personalised combinations of treatments and programmes can be arranged. 


  • Monkey and bird park 

  • Spa clinic with spa park 

  • Walking and hiking trails 

  • Juniper Trail in the Bergisches Land 

  • Log Cabin Viewpoint 


Exercising in the fresh air of the Bergisches Land is really good for you. This is somewhere you can recharge your batteries to help you cope with everyday life. If you want to do more to stay healthy or get healthy, you can book supplementary activities to do something positive for your health with professional support and guidance. It is up to you to decide whether you want to relax or enjoy being active. 


Active wellness offerings

Two active wellness offerings in the Bergisches Land offer four days of exercise and relaxation to promote your health in Much.  


  • 3 nights with breakfast 

  • Aqua fitness or back training 

  • Progressive muscle relaxation or relaxation training 

  • Hiking and cycling trails in the surrounding area 

  • Lots of available dates in 2024

  • Subsidies available through some German health insurance 

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Hiking and cycling health trends 

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