Vom Wald das Beste. – Nationalparkregion Bayerischer Wald

Vacation in the Bavarian Forest National Park

"The best of the forest" - this is what awaits visitors to the Bavarian Forest National Park holiday region in the truest sense of the word. During extensive hikes through our region, in addition to the many different trails in Germany's first national park, the adjacent area also impresses with wonderful views, lively wildlife and exciting encounters. But the holiday region does not only offer unforgettable experiences to hiking enthusiasts. Winter sports enthusiasts, cyclists, mountain bikers as well as golfers of all ages will also get their money's worth thanks to excellently prepared slopes, cycle paths and golf courses. Bathing enthusiasts have the possibility to plunge into the cool water in numerous baths and at various bathing lakes. Those who prefer a little more peace and quiet, or who would like to take a break from sports, can enjoy the region's attractive wellness offers. Step into the fascinating forest wilderness and experience nature in its purest form! We look forward to seeing you!

Hiking on the paths of nature

The holiday region offers varied hiking trails, ranging in difficulty from very easy to very difficult. Especially popular are the tours along the two animal enclosures, the Lusen National Park Centre and the Falkenstein National Park Centre. In the large enclosures, which are modelled on the natural habitats of the animals, the native and formerly native animal species can live according to their very own rhythm. In the Bavarian Forest National Park, the forest and nature are allowed to form and develop according to their own laws, here the principle of "letting nature be nature" applies. Numerous visitor facilities provide an in-depth insight into the local fauna and the development of the forest. If you would like to learn more about the national park, its flora and fauna and its development into a unique forest wilderness, you can sign up for one of the many guided hikes through the national park. All hiking trails are easily accessible by car or the free buses.

Get to know the culture of the Bavarian Forest

In addition to various hiking trails, the region around the Bavarian Forest National Park naturally has other great attractions to offer. For example, those interested in culture will find many sights and offers around the topic of glass, the customs of the region as well as regional specialities in our pocket guide Art/Culture/Culinary. The artists of the Bavarian Forest welcome you in their galleries.

An adventure for young and old

In addition to the many different offers for the big guests, the holiday region also has some adventures in store for the little ones. A colourful family programme almost all year round and a seemingly limitless range of leisure activities for families are sure to keep boredom at bay. For example, the little adventurers can discover the beauty of nature on children's hiking trails specially developed for them or search for treasure while panning for gold.

Winter adventures in the Bavarian Forest

Whether cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing or simply a leisurely winter hike - come to the Bavarian Forest National Park holiday region and experience the best of the forest in winter too.