Tourist information St. Wendel
66606 St. Wendel
phone: 06851 / 809-1913
fax: 06851 / 809-4930
St. Wendel stands for endurance sport, running and cycling on the road and off-road cycling. For first-class top sport with international events as well as for popular sport and move enjoyment in spare time and on holiday. In the 25,000-inhabitant district town in northern Saarland close to North Rhine-Westphalia knows a lot from sports.
Building on the image as World Cup and World Championship city the organizers prepared togehter with the mayor Klaus Bouillona proposal precisely tailored to bikers and runners. A varied network of running, hiking and cycling in the natural low mountain landscape of the nature park Saar-Hunsrück, cultural highlights by the wayside, wellness-proposals and a inviting catering trade inspired by Savoir Vivre of the french neighbours make St. Wendel a top recommendation for outdoor active fans. Whether sporty ambitious endurance trainers, who want to train on World Cup level as the mountain bike profs do, ambitious recreational runners, who are looking for natural trails with premium quality or pure-pleasure hikers on their discovery journey – the sports city Sankt Wendel is well-prepared for all demands. Located in the border triangle Germany-France-Luxemburg Sankt Wendel offers short distances to ist neighbours. In only around one hour each by car you can reach Metz, Luxemburg and Trier. As well as Paris is only a four hours drive away.
Small but beautiful. That is how St. Wendel is, especially when it refers to biking. With top-class competitions the city attracts interest over years with its romantic oldtown alleyways and excellent gastronomy. Tour de France, World Cups, European Championships, cross-country by bike and duathlon as well as the International St. Wendel mountain bike marathon are listed inter alia in the portfolio of St. Wendel, bring many visitors into the region and establish friendship across continents.
Recently St. Wendel has made a name for itself in the runners scene because of its top-class city-marathon. This year St. Wendel has organized together with PLAN B already for the third time the special planned event Viking Heroes Challenge for runners, who have to challenge the all-terrain course.