"Welcome to Altena" Altena by yumyum
Altena Travel Guide: 19 reviews and 49 photos
We came to Altena on a half day trip from Herscheid by car. By chance, we met VTer Banty in the castle, but I forgot to take a picture of my first meeting with him.
Altena has about 20'000 inhabitants. It's located in the narrow Lenne valley. Although there are more spectacular towns in Germany. Altena draws visitors from all over the world as it is home to the world's first youth hostel which is located in an awesome castle.
So, if you are in the area, make sure that you visit Altena.
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