Health Resorts of West Bohemia - The land of healing waters in czech republicThe health resorts of west Bohemia Mariánské Lázne (47 km), Frantiskovy Lázne (19 km) and Carlsbad (60 km) are not far away from the rental house. At the beginning of the 20th century Mariánské Lázne was a global well known healing bath and it was imperator Franz Josef the 1st who visited this lovely place. Enjoy a coffee at the spa promenade and admire the architecture of the historism. (see photo)
On your way home your may visit the "Asia Dragon Bazar" or also called "Fidschi market" in Cheb / Waldsassen. There you will find garden gnowns, "original" clothings and Bohemian Crystal glasses, all necessary und not necessary things people need.
Fichtel mountains (Fichtelgebirge)The Fichtel mountains are in a distance of 20 km. Visit the Luisenburg theater festival (oldest open air theater in Germany), the labyrinth of rocks (Felsenlabyrinth), the summer toboggan run at Ochsenkopf or make beautiful walking-tours to bizarre rocks formations in healthy fresh air. The mountains here are only 1000 m high, so everbody can go there.
Stonewood Forest (Steinwald)You take 20 km to reach Stonewood Forest. Beside the castle ruin Weißenstein a walk to the "Platte" where you can find a 35 m high wooden tower with a scenic look is recommended. Finally not far away from the start of the tour you can visit the "Marktredwitzer Haus", a typical Bavarian Restaurant, where you can enjoy the sunset from the beer garden.
Valley of the Waldnaab river (Waldnaabtal)The valley of the Eger is at 8 km and the valley of the Waldnaab is at 23 km distance. Along these rivers you can make walking-tours and bicycle-tours. The following picture shows the valley of Waldnaab. In the center of the forest there is a log cabin with a big beer garden and good traditional snacks.
Basilica WaldsassenImportant master church builders as Georg Dientzenhofer and Abraham Leuthner created here one of the greatest baroque churches of Bavaria. The crypt under the Basilica is known as one of the biggest all over Germany. At the basilica they make regulary concerts. Go through the park of the Basilica (free of charge). At the square in front of the Basilica you can enjoy a coffee or a beer. For dinner at the rental house you can purchase close by the square organic food as well as not filtered home brewed beer at "Zoiglbauer" shop. If you prefer to go to a restaurant we advice to choose "Prinzregent Luitpold" having an open air square nice inside place.
Birds of prey demonstrations Katharinenberg close to WunsiedelYou can have a look on the cages of the birds of prey. There are daily spectacular flight demonstrations. See the following picture where the birds fly directly over the people's head.
Leisure park Großbüchelberg (14 km)Here you can find miniature golf, Pit-Pat (tabletop minigolf), summer toboggan run, trampoline, small train, goats and a poultry collection at the same place. Enjoy the wide view over the valley !
Castle Metternich in Kynzvart / Königswart in Czech RepublicYou drive 50 km to the castle Metternich in Kynzvart in Czech Republic, where there is as well a restaurant and a golf course. You can make a inside visit of the castle, see Homepage Kynzvart.
Shopping MallIn Eger / Czech republic at 10 km you may find open supermarkets 7 days a week. In Germany the next shopping mall "Kösseine-Einkaufs-Center KEC" in Marktredwitz is at 12 km. The parking deck is free of charge.
If there is bad weather, we propose
Sport - walking-tours directly from rental houseClick to see a description of the walking-tour
Sport - Golf
Sport - Bicycle and E-Bike
Sport - Swimming
Culture and closeby events