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Experience Minden...

... and the monument of Kaiser Wilhelm I.

Guided tour of the Emperor Wilhelm Monument
Let us take you on a journey through the times - when the river Weser broke through the mountains and the monument of Kaiser Wilhelm I. was built to "strengthen the nation". The most important landmark of northern East Westphalia welcomes you with a panoramic view over Minden and the Porta Westfalica. A 20-minute drive from Minden's city center and 268 meters above sea level, the monument is situated on the Wittekindsberg. The new designed visitor center invites you to explore the natural and cultural history of the Porta interactively after your tour.
Duration: approx. 1 hour for the tour and 30 minutes for the visitor center

Kanal-Weser round trip
Enjoy a cruise which will lead you to the large double waterway crossing and into the canal ports. The highlight of this tour will be the impressing double lockage with an altitude difference of about 13 meters between Weser and Midland Canal. You are going on the river Weser as far as the historical old fishermen's village of Minden and back to the lock.
Duration: approx. 2 hours

Bookable from April to October with previous reservation!

For groups of 20 or more persons
Price: 22,00 € per person
Prices for groups uo to 20 people:
Guided tour of the Emperor Wilhelm monument: 80,00 € per group
Kanal-Weser round trip: 18,00€ per person

Please note that the schedules for the boat trips are fixed and vary depending on season. All other items on the agenda can be adjusted to your desires - provided that capacities are available.
Minden Marketing GmbH does not provide any kind of vehicles or transfer services.

For further information about our day trips and group trips, detailed descriptions about the modules and possible booking dates and prices please contact the tourist information (Minden Marketing GmbH) via phone  +49 (0) 571/829 06 59 or via e-mail

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