A unique landscape park
Not only the city itself is inviting - its immediate surroundings are equally attractive. Münsterland, known as the "Mediterranean of the North", presents park landscapes and typical moated castles that make it a favorite destination.
In the Münsterland region, more than 100 castles, fortresses and palaces give clues of a glorious past. Visitors can explore and discover pearls like the romanticSchloss Darfeld (Darfeld Palace), the medieval Burg Vischering (Vischering Castle) and Schloss Nordkirchen (Nordkirchen Palace) known as the "Westphalian Versailles".