Founded over 825 years ago by Bernhard II, nobleman of Lippe, Lippstadt, the oldest founding town in Westphalia, has developed from a farming town into a flourishing Hanseatic and trading town. Walk in the footsteps of the past, discover the charm and the lively facets of this town, which combines tradition and modernity in the best possible way. In the charming historic old town you can embark on an exciting journey through time - we recommend the thematic city tours, also by bike or canoe.