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Monument in Worpswede


A highlight of Worpswede is the stroll to the 55m-tall Weyerberg dune, less than a kilometre from the centre, where you find the Niedersachsenstein, a contentious sculpture looming like a giant eagle. This is the wo…
Gallery in Worpswede

Grosse Kunstschau

Designed by Bernhard Hoetger in 1927, this exhibition space is part art deco and part tepee, with a round skylight that complements the wooden floors. Its permanent exhibition is a who’s who of the artists’ colony, …
Gallery in Worpswede


The creative heart of the Worpswede artists’ colony was this half-timbered structure remodelled in the art nouveau style by its owner Heinrich Vogeler. Today it houses the Heinrich-Vogeler-Museum, with paintings and…
Historic Building in Worpswede

Worpsweder Bahnhof

This Art Nouveau former railway station designed by Heinrich Vogeler is pretty as a picture. Today, only the infrequent Moor Express from Bremen ( stops here.