Picture a typical small German town: cobblestone streets, old-world charm, perhaps a castle or two in the distance. Now imagine that town, but with a thriving modern arts and nightlife scene. That's Witten. This charming Ruhr Valley town is home to a passionate and eclectic arts community. Galleries, theaters, and music venues abound, and the nightlife is as lively as it is varied. From trendy wine bars to underground techno clubs, there's something for everyone in Witten. The town is also a convenient base for exploring the rest of the Ruhr Valley. The region is home to a wealth of industrial heritage sites, as well as expansive forests, charming villages, and rolling hills. So whether you're looking for a lively weekend getaway or a more relaxing break in nature, Witten has something for you.