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When is the best time to fly to Paderborn?

The months of May through to September are the most popular times to visit, as this is when the city experiences the best weather. High temperatures are on average between 17-22°C, whiles lows generally range from 8-12°C. If you are tempted to book a flight to Paderborn for a sunny summer holiday, then you may wish to choose the months of July and August, when temperatures are at their highest. Keep in mind this is also when other people will be booking summer holidays so the city will be at its busiest and prices for flights to Paderborn and accommodation will be higher.

The cold really starts to set in around late October onwards, but don't let that deter you from enjoying some Christmas festivities in this beautiful city. Head to the town square in December and you'll find a magical Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market) in front of the Town Hall, selling warm local delicacies and mulled wine to help you keep the chill in the air at bay. Don’t plan your holiday around Christmas if you are hoping to find cheap flights to Paderborn.

Spring and autumn can be pleasant seasons to visit, for those who wish to avoid the crowds of tourists during summer and around Christmas.

Paderborn overview

Those with a love for historic charm and intriguing stories will find taking a flight to Paderborn the perfect opportunity to explore a charming German city, located in North Rhine-Westphalia, whose history dates back to around the year 700. Taking its name from the river Pader that snakes its way through the city, Paderborn is a scenic destination where intrepid hikers and leisurely strollers alike can enjoy many an unspoilt landscape. Although the city admittedly does not play host to one of the seven wonders of the world, this doesn't stop Paderborn boasting an array of cultural and historical sites of interest that reveal those traditions and stories that have helped to make the city what it is today. Visitors can pencil a number of cultural activities into their travel itineraries; including museum trips, theatre shows and a visit to the architecturally impressive Town Hall. The latter is a popular tourist attraction for those booking flights to Paderborn with an interest in Weser-Renaissance style architecture. The Town Hall’s façade makes for a brilliant photograph or two! Situated in an old cobbled square complete with a traditional water well, the Town Hall is a must-see for all visitors to this city. If this whets your appetite for some more architectural splendour than be sure to factor in a trip to the Neuhaus Castle during your stay here. Built around the beginning of the 16th century, this magnificent fortress has been taken over by various powers during its existence and no doubt would tell some fascinating stories if walls could speak. Why not complete your journey with a poignant visit to the Chapel for the Victims of World War II. Colourfully decorated with shiny blue and red mosaics, the memorial pays its respects to the soldiers and civilians who lost their lives.

Getting around Paderborn

Since much of this city is to be enjoyed on foot, you're sure to have no trouble in making your way around Paderborn. Should you find yourself getting weary from the walking don't fret, local bus transportation will help you get from A to B in comfort and with ease.

Getting from the Airport to the City

A shuttle bus running routes to and from the main train station will greet visitors arriving at Paderborn Airport (PAD), providing the perfect means of onward travel for those wishing to venture further afield. Should you wish to be taken straight to your accommodation then why not opt for a taxi from the ranks at the airport for a convenient and hassle free alternative.

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  • Paderborn’s oldest parish church, 12th century St Ulrich’s Church is located on the market square in the city centre
  • Stately Renaissance-style three-gabled Paderborn Town Hall contains a small museum dedicated to natural history.
  • The world’s largest computer museum, Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum explores five millennia of information technology.
  • Schloss Neuhaus, a former residence of Paderborn’s Prince-Bishops, is a fabulous German castle with baroque gardens.
  • A charming university city in the heart of Germany, Paderborn is an excellent destination for a city break.
  • Kaiserpfalz Museum, the Museum of the Imperial Palace, reveals treasures from Charlemagne’s excavated Imperial Palace.
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  • Take a trip to the picturesque Paderquellgebiet, source of the river Pader and the location of more than 200 springs.
  • If visiting in late July, don’t miss the annual Libori Festival, which is held in honour of patron saint St Liborius.
  • Romanesque-Gothic Paderborn Cathedral is known for its Window of the Three Hares, which shows three hares in motion

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