Fly to Paderborn if you want to get off the beaten tourist track in Germany and visit a city that’s compact, cosy, welcoming, and full of fascinating cultural attractions.
Paderborn is located in the north west of Germany, and is a perfect gateway to some beautiful woodlands and walking trails.
When to book flights to Paderborn
Paderborn is a year-round destination. It certainly gets cold in the winter, with temperatures dropping to freezing in winter. But in winter, the cold weather is warmed somewhat by the cosy Christmas atmosphere in the city, and many choose to fly to Paderborn in December to drink gluhwein and soak up the festive ambience at the Christmas market.
Book flights to Paderborn in spring or summer if you want to spend time outdoors hiking the many routes in the area or simply relaxing in the city’s idyllic green areas – temperatures hit well into the twenties in June, July and August.
What to see in Paderborn
It’s a fairly small city, so when you book cheap Paderborn flights you won’t face quite the daunting itinerary that you might have if you were flying to one of Europe’s big capitals. But there is still plenty to see and do here. Fly to Paderborn and you’ll find a city that is less about the ‘big’ sights, and more about the atmosphere, the laid back vibe of the city and the lovely little neighbourhoods and parks where the city really comes to life.
There are a few ‘must-see’ attractions for you to see when you book cheap Paderborn flights, so make sure you visit the beautiful old cathedral, the famous Schloss Neuhaus, the Rathaus, and the Marktkirche. The Schloss Neuhaus is lovely, and well worth the ten minute bus ride from the city – if you’re visiting on a sunny day, bring a picnic to enjoy in the castle’s stunning grounds.
Some of the best things to do in and around Paderborn are hiking, cycling and walking – this is a beautiful area to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, and there are hundreds of kilometres of walking, hiking and cycling routes in the city and out into the surrounding countryside.
Check Ryanair Rooms for great rates on hotels in the city when you’re booking your Paderborn flights, and make Paderborn your base as you explore this beautiful part of Germany.
Getting around Paderborn is best done on foot, in the city centre at least. It’s a small city and easy to get around by walking. If you need to make short journeys like the one from the city to Schloss Neuhaus, public transport is ideal.
Lots of people who book Paderborn flights want to explore further into the German countryside, and if that sounds like you, then Paderborn car hire is your best option and can be booked while you book your cheap Paderborn flights.