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Bad Segeberg
Karl May Festival

Bad Segeberg is home to the Karl May Festival. Every year, hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to the open-air stage on Kalkberg hill to experience the Wild West close up.

The Wild West close up
Any fan of Chief Winnetou will love the Karl May Festival. The spectacular stunt scenes and breathtaking dressage shows are guaranteed to have visitors on the edge of their seats. With cowboys and indians, blazing guns and wild brawls, the festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for everyone watching. The Wild West is no longer to be found in Texas or Arizona, but in the heart of "Holstein's Switzerland".
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Places of interest

Famous as the venue of the Karl May Festival, Bad Segeberg is also known for its imposing Kalkberg hill and the late-Romanesque Church of St. Mary. As a state-approved health resort, it has an excellent spa infrastructure and a number of places where visitors can relax such as the spa gardens around Great Segeberg Lake .
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Art & culture

Visitors to the municipal art gallery can marvel at spiritual works by Ukrainian artist, Otto Flath. The gallery also has regular temporary exhibitions featuring the works of other contemporary artists.
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