875 Jahre Medebach Luftbild


Welcome to the old Hanseatic town Medebach, located in the heart oft he Sauerland and surrounded by grassy hills, mystic forests and small rivers. Officially recognised in 1144, Medebach has a 875 year old history to look back on. In the year of 1165 Medebach was given its town rights stating their Hanseatic work. As one of the oldest towns of the region Westfalia, Medebach was especially important during the times of the early merchant activities. However, on special occasions such as the town’s 875th birthday, the inhabitants like to look back on the history of their home town and preferably do so with visitors from all over.

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Facts & Figures

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Year 1144

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51.19749 latitude and 8.704475 longitude

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What is the city known for?

The Hanseatic town is the home of the Center Parcs Park Hochsauerland. Also, the town is known for the freshly roasted and fairly traded coffee, made by the company Langen. Another highlight is a restaurant that brews its own beer.