If you are interested in regional, high-quality food from the Palatinate Forest, we offer venison from deer, red deer and wild boar from their own territory.
The 'Gräfenstein Land' - A hiking paradise: Whether hiking trail in Münchweiler, Merz Alber loop trail, rocky path in glues, circular walks in Clausen and Donsieders or as a special attraction of the rock trail in Rodalben, the first "Qualitätsweg Walking in Germany" in the Palatinate ... Hiker are in Gräfensteiner country always welcome and find a profusion of hiking trails. Lace up your hiking boots. There is much to discover. Walk away the stress. The rest outdoor in nature brings you everyday on again.
Huge rock formations in green forests, flowering fields, evocative fragrances. A snack place at a cool spring and time again gets another dimension. Let it all hang out, you have nothing to lose. And they also do not forget the culinary side in one of the restaurants or a hearty Palatinate Forest Cottage.
Hunters can in our hunt for consultation - in the context of limited individual victories - waidwerken on deer, pigs, deer and foxes. The house is located in the area and, in principle, the game start right at the front door. If you are interested just ask for a moment.
Furthermore: The mountain bike park, a paradise for bikers: Biking in the footsteps of Udo Bölts through a varied, hilly landscape and nature at its finest - and not just anywhere, but in the Biosphere Reserve Palatinate Forest Nature Park.
"Protecting nature while making experience" is the title for a bike path network was created between Neustadt / Wine Route, Pirmasens, Zweibrücken and Kaiserslautern, which can be varied in length and claim and beat biker's heart race. Find savvy techies as well as beginners their dream tour - in any season.
The Palatinate Forest is an ideal setting, a top region for mountain biking.
That means in detail: • 300 kilometers of well-marked routes, which can be navigated with GPS •.
• And last but not least a warm hospitality in rustic huts and in the biker-friendly restaurants.
Also: swimming, climbing, biking, and much more .. For water lovers is offered a lot: The only few kilometers away Clausensee, the Sägmühlweiher in Tripp City and Gelterswoog in Kaiserslautern are only 3 of the natural lakes that offers the region. The nearby swimming pools in Tripp City, and on the Heltersberg Biebermühle also invite for summer recreation. And in bad weather, there are 3 great indoor swimming pools with the 'PLUB' in Pirmasens, in the indoor pool and the water park Waldfischbach 'Monte Mare' in Kaiserslautern.
Climbers are not only the famous 'Dahn' at their expense. Also around glues there are countless and rewarding 'spots'. Especially for bouldering, the region offers several blocks and rocks, Narrow Neck, Wartenberg, Hortenkopf, Jurassic Park, Kieneck, White Mountain, Mill Mountain & a. Have become a household name! And in case of bad weather, the 'Camp 4' with climbing and bouldering hall genius in Two Bridges is not far ...
Motorcycle friends probably have to explain the charms of the Palatinate Forest not only ... but Is the adjacent 'locust' cross' each year to the central meeting place for ambitious riders from around the world.
In 12 kilometers away is the beautifully situated golf club 'Palatinate Forest' in Waldfischbach- castle albums. The 18-hole championship course (par 72) comes up with varied fairways, challenging greens and modeled short distances between the holes on. For beginners with no 'handicap' and vacationers who want to try to play golf just once; there is also a 6 hole short playground. It says 'Pay and Play' for everyone.
Highly recommended is also about 20 kilometers away golf course 'Hitscherhof', a scenic and athletic fantastic 18 hole golf course of the traditional 'first golf clubs Westpfalz Schwarzbach'. The club has besides its own golf shop also has an excellent golf restaurant. In addition to sports makes the exceptional situation of this very beautiful, 18-hole golf course on the outskirts of Sickinger height of each round is a special experience. Stunning views of the natural beauty, challenging fairways on two levels with a varied design of the obstacles and nice, fast greens round out the athletic challenge to golfers of all levels from harmonious. A must for ambitious and nature-loving golfer!
Welcome to the 'Dynamikum', in German 'shoe capital' Pirmasens: 'Playing understand: It has never been so exciting and fun to get access to basic laws that govern our lives and the world. How can I convert kinetic energy into mechanical and why do you look at using a cleverly put the bar much easier than lifting heavy weights with your bare hands? In Dynamikum give you the answers to these questions and many others - in the form of over 160 exhibits that invite you to try out the rain! Well over 400 000 visitors have been visited to experiment full of curiosity and great looking the Dynamikum in Pirmasens. Headquartered in the imposing of a former shoe factory Science Center is the first and so far only in Rhineland-Palatinate. Here, every day is a motley crowd of visitors in and out, ranging from individuals about families and day-trippers to school classes, youth groups and holiday seniors (see homepage of Dynamikums). Pirmasens and offers much more!
The 'Style Outlet' in Two Bridges: More than 120 top brands, over 120 attractive stores, always 30 to 70% * reduced. Immerse yourself in this unique shopping site. Fashion & Style, an impressive design architecture, 2nd 600 free parking spaces - Zweibrücken The Style Outlets gives you an unforgettable shopping experience '. (Website of the 'Style Outlets')
'Shoe mile Hauenstein - Shoes & More: Germany's largest shoe outlet center! Visitors to the shoe Mile, a selection of over 1, 000, 000 pairs of shoes. So this unique shoe-shopping paradise guaranteed bargain in buying shoes.
Visit the 'Luitpold tower', one of the best views of the Palatinate, and only a few kilometers away from the hotel. The tower was built on the summit of the highest mountains of the Palatinate Forest, the 605 m high Weissenberg, built in 1909. In good weather can be from here 457 especially known targets in the Palatinate, identify in Baden-Württemberg, the Alsace and the Saarland, where the information given on the observation deck 12 target plaques facilitate orientation. On display are at appropriate visibility conditions such as Thunder Mountain (42 km away), Kalmit (20 km visibility chance approximately 82%,), Donon (96 km) and Hornisgrinde (77 km, visibility chance about 14%).
The nearby castle ruins 'Gräfenstein', popularly known as 'Merz Alber castle', offers unforgettable views of the Palatinate Forest. The Gräfenstein is one of the most important time Hohenstaufen castles in Rhineland-Palatinate. Its length is about 80 meters and its width about 60 meters. The castle can be reached from the parking lot to the 'sheep', above Merzalben, in a few minutes. ...
Take advantage of the proximity to the neighboring country of France, you can reach us by car. Not only the world-famous Alsace with its excellent wines is always worth a day trip. About Pirmasens away as the neighboring town of Lorraine 'Bitche', the old Garnissonsstadt with the lovely 'citadel'. The fortress was and is considered to be 'impregnable'. A tour of the facility is always worthwhile and can be ideally combined with a visit to a typical French restaurants or shopping in the supermarket with delicious French specialties.
Ultimately, for wine lovers, the 'Southern Wine Route' always worth a day trip: Smooth wine country, lush orchards, the Palatinate Forest with quiet valleys and