Berlin, which is the national capital, is located 220 miles (354 kilometers) east of Harsewinkel, while Cologne is 90 miles (145 kilometers) to the southwest.
When it comes to getting the most from your holidays, it's worth remembering that Harsewinkel is just the beginning; North Rhine-Westphalia features an abundance of natural sights, cities and towns. Sendenhorst, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northeast, while Telgte lies 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the east.
Essen is around 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Harsewinkel. This center offers a wide range of things to see and do, like Old Synagogue, Folkwang Museum and Colosseum Theater. Essen has plenty to offer travelers keen to explore a little deeper. Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site, Villa Hugel and Essen Cathedral are just some of the attractions worth visiting.
A really good way to learn about a place and its people is by learning about its past. While in North Rhine-Westphalia, take the time to drop into the area's traditional villages. Expand your mind by visiting North Rhine-Westphalia's thought-provoking history museums, art galleries and theaters.
Take advantage of the knowledge of the locals with your pick of cycling tours and city walking tours. North Rhine-Westphalia has exciting ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Adrenaline junkies can enquire about one of the mountain biking or hiking adventures on offer.
When the time comes to leave Harsewinkel, say goodbye the way German's do, with a hearty "Tschüss."