Haltern is a really very old town. Roman troups camped here 2.000 years ago.

Haltern misses the undustrial boom, but therefore Haltern became a very popular place for excursionists from the busy Ruhr - district.

Haltern belongs with its 34.000 inhabitants to the rural district recklinghausen.


The famous reservoir of Haltern.


A water mill at Sythen

The heath of Westrup is very attractive for friends of the nature.