Lichtenau is situated 95 miles (153 kilometers) northeast of Cologne and 200 miles (322 kilometers) west of the national capital, Berlin.
Traveling in this popular part of the country is about discovering new things, so set aside some time to go on a little road trip and check out a couple of the other interesting villages, towns and cities dotted around Lichtenau. Breuna, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, and Diemelsee, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north of Lichtenau are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
Get some transportation head out to Kassel, a transport and retail hub for the area, some 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Lichtenau. The place offers a number of attractions, including University of Kassel, Schloss Wilhelmshoehe and Museum for Sepulkralkultur. Kassel has plenty to offer visitors keen to hang around a little longer. Karlsaue Park, Kassel Congress Center and Loewenburg Castle are just a couple of the other points of interest not to pass by.
If you're searching for things to see that won't break the bank, why not take a little tour of North Rhine-Westphalia's many outdoor popular open-air exhibits, gardens and open-air museums. Whether you're believer or an atheist, visitors are sure to enjoy at North Rhine-Westphalia's cathedrals and other holy sites.
When you are ready to relax, have a go at picnicking or cycling. Travelers who prefer getting off the main tourist trail will love Lichtenau's city walking tours and cycling tours.
You'll be reluctant to say "Tschüss" (farewell) to this unique area.