Westphalia is a region that is home to numerous culinary specialities. The Westphalian Five - Schinken (ham), Mettwurst (soft smoked sausage), Pumpernickel (a dark rye bread), Stuten (a sweet white bread) and Korn (corn schnapps) - stand for traditional products that still exist today. Whether by bike, horse, car or Shank's pony, there are countless opportunities for visitors to experience the diversity of the region during a trip through Westphalia, the Land of Ham, and enjoy its culinary pleasures. The Schutzgemeinschaft Westfälische Schinken- und Wurstspezialitäten e. V. warmly invites you to do this.

World of taste

Westphalia, the Land of Ham - relish the taste

Westphalia is an exciting region with much to explore. The Schutzgemeinschaft Westfälische Schinken- und Wurstspezialitäten e. V. invites you to experience and enjoy Westphalia, the Land of Ham. Visitors can choose from the wide range on offer from both a culinary and a tourist aspect. Our list of partner enterprises is enough to start anyone's mouth watering: Culinary NRW, NRW Asparagus Route, NRW Cheese Route and who can resist setting off straight away with the valuable information from NRW Tourism and Münsterland Tourism?

Ideal for Cycling and Rollerblading, as well as for Horse riding, Canoeing and Walking and with countless Museums and Golf courses, nature and culture are in harmony with each other in Westphalia. A Balloon ride will give you an overview of all there is to offer.

Throughout the whole year the region offers many interesting events where the distinctive features of the region and its people, and of course its specialities, are the centre of attention. To have a look at the events calendar go to www.muensterland.de or our Partners.

Westphalia, Land of Ham