The Kurpark in the centre of Bad Oeynhausen is the jewel in the crown of this elegant small town, it contains the Kaiserpalais, which contains a variety theatre, dance club and several reataurants, it is a popular venue for weddings. As you take a walk through the gardens and its vast collection of trees from around the world and attractive fountains you can visit the theatre in the park, or the shops and cafe at the Wandelhalle. The gardens are used throughouot the year as a venue for a variety of special events, open air concerts, wine festivals, garden shows and the festival of lights on the first Saturday in August. If you have had enough of sea and sand and want a more relaxing and elegant alternative then Bad Oeynhausen is an excellent base for what is a very diverse and interesting area.