Waldbröl is located just 50 kilometres east of Cologne. The small town rank among the „Bergische Land“ which name traces back to the earls von Berg who were controlling the region for a long time. Despite that you will naturally find mountains here as well as valleys, meadows, forests and numerous dams. Optimally you will explore this wonderful landscape on Shankys`s pony. The youth hostel is offering guided hikes for example on the „Waldmythenweg“ ( forest-myths-path) or on a part of the „Bergischer Panoramasteig“ which was certified by the German hiking-association as a quality-path.
Come along to Panarbora!
Panarbora is unique! On an area big as 11 football pitches the nature experience park offers an Europe-wide sensational combination of facilities. Highlight of the park is the canopy pathway. On a lenght of 1.635 metres you can explore the forest area of Nutscheid from above. At 6 learning-stations environment and nature protection respectively sustainable exploitation are learned and mediated. From the 34 metres high observation tower you are enjoying an unique view onto the surrounding nature and the park with its thrilling overnight opportunities. Either Asian yurt, South-American stilts-house, African mud-walled hut or tree house- here you get to know foreign cultures overnight amidst the nature- naturally without to resign modern standards. This is a very unique experience on which even people with mobility impairments don`t have to resign. Each one accessible sleeping room is on hand at the African and South-American village. Also the canopy pathway and the observation tower are accessible. At a separate congress building 3 light-flooded conference rooms with most modern technique are available which makes the park a coveted venue for congresses too.
- 1.635 metres long canopy pathway
- experience villages and tree houses
- quality seal „Travelling for Everyone“