Leisure and Activities
Experience Nature and explore the “Frankenwald”
The great forest called “Frankenwald” stands out through its unusually fast changing altitudes. Changing from densely wooded ridges to verdant valleys. Approximately 125 acres are woodland. Numerous rivers and streams run through the area and used to be transport routes for the timber industry. The climate is sometimes harsh and distinctive and provides enough snow for winter sports.
Court or Indoor-Tennis
Playing Tennis is very popular with our guests. As our guest you have the opportunity to use the nearby tennis court. We will happily arrange a match for you.
Hiking trails on the “Rennsteig”
The “Rennsteig”, with its 170km in length, is the oldest continuous hiking trail in the “Thüringer Wald” in central Germany. Relax in the peaceful landscape and discover many interesting hiking trails.
Golf Course with Driving Range
Golfing in the “Frankenwald” means relaxing in a natural mountainous landscape, typical for the northern parts of Bavaria. We will happily arrange an exciting game on the green.
Fly over the breathtaking “Frankenwald”
You would like to take a seat in a glider-aircraft? We offer you the opportunity to take off in Kronach. Book a flight over the breathtaking “Frankenwald”.
On the top of a hill near the town of “Lauenstein”, about 15km north of “Stockheim”, rises the wonderful medieval castle. Discover the castle museum with armor and weapons from the Middle Ages.
Skiing, Snowboarding and Activities
A Winter Sport Center is only a 20 minute drive away. Equipped with two drag-lifts, a floodlight system and a restaurant, it is suitable for beginners and experts alike.
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Already from a distance, the “Staffelberg” greets its visitors with its striking rock crest. For hikers and nature lovers, the “Berg der Franken” is the biggest attraction in the “Main” river valley. It radiates a special, almost mystical fascination. The mountain’s high plateau is its distinctive feature.
- wonderful view
- extensive hiking trails
- traditional “Brotzeitstube” pub
- visit the hill-top “Adelgundiskapelle” chapel
- archeological excavation of celtic settlements
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“Kronach” and Medieval Fortress “Festung Rosenberg”
The medieval castle, surrounded by a baroque fortification, rises above the city of “Kronach”. It is one of the best preserved fortresses in Bavaria and has never been taken by force in its long history, reaching back to the 13th century.
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The Sovereign City of “Coburg” with Medieval Fortress “Veste Coburg”
The “Veste Coburg”, a fortified medieval castle, dominates the city of “Coburg”. The “Veste Coburg” rises about 160 meters above the city center. The city of “Coburg” is situated close to the former border to Eastern Germany.
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The city of “Kulmbach” and medieval castle “Plassenburg”
The medieval castle “Plassenburg” is surrounded by renaissance fortifications and rises above the town of the marquees. It is one of the most imposing and largest renaissance buildings in Germany. Therefore it served as a paragon in fortress construction. Today it is the landmark of the city of “Kulmbach”.
The “Frankenwald” is a true paradise for mountain bikers and cycle tourists alike.
Try out this smart physical activity with maximum health benefits combined with fun and convenience.
Running is one of the most popular recreational sports in Germany. The “Frankenwald” offers ideal running conditions.
In the winter season, the “Frankenwald” offers snow activities such as skiing and snowboarding for beginners and experts alike.
Rope Course Climbing
Near the town of “Steinach” is one of the largest and most beautiful Rope Course Climbing facilities in Germany.
Golfing in the “Frankenwald” means relaxing in a natural mountainous landscape, typical for the northern parts of Bavaria.
Playing Tennis is very popular with our guests. Take the opportunity to visit the nearby tennis in- and outdoor court. P>
Hopp on break off and away you go. Visit the Summer Toboggan Run in “Ernstthal”. p>
You would like to take a seat in a glider-aircraft? We offer you the opportunity to take off.
The Arnica Academy
Discover herbs for yourself
Teuschnitz and its close connection to herbalism goes back for centuries.
At the Arnika Academy we wish to guard, preserve and pass on the valuable knowledge of herbs and their abilities to kindred spirits, who feel connected to nature and its treasures. We value the vast possibilities herbs have to offer, reaching from uses in natural medicine to beauty treatments and culinary art.
In the process we combine old knowledge and the latest scientific findings.
We aim at providing knowledge and skills and thus creating jobs, offering ideas for start-ups, raising awareness for sustainable consumption, providing inspiration for the kitchen at home, helping people to lead a healthier life.
The Academy is surrounded by lush greenery. On a modern campus you will find a cafeteria, school kitchen, indoor pool and a 3,000 square meter herb garden.
The events and possibilities at our Academy are manifold. Visit us and discover herbs for yourself!
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“Festung Rosenberg” Festival
The “Festung Rosenberg” Festival offers top-class open-air theater during the months of June and July. Staging high above the roofs of “Kronach” in the mighty and beautiful “Festung Rosenberg”, which is one of the most important fortifications in Germany.
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Fairy Grottoes Saalfeld
The main tourist attractions are the “Saalfelder Feen Grotten”. They are the most colorful grottoes in the world with approx. 200.000 visitors annually. The City of the Fairy Grottoes is well-known far beyond Germany’s borders for this fascinating attraction.
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“Kloster Banz” and “Basilika Vierzehnheiligen”
“Kloster Banz” Monastery resides over the “Main” river valley. It was planned and built by famous architect brothers Leonhard and Johann Dientzenhofer. On the opposite side of the valley you will find the Basilica “Vierzehnheiligen”. The basilica is one of the most important places of catholic pilgrimage in Germany.
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We look forward to your visit
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