Nature vacation with friends, feel the 'motherland'. The 'guest house' belongs to the hostel and has three vacation apartments, a hay hostel and winter garden. 'Karins Haus', the 'Getreidemühle' and the 'Faustus' apartment with winter garden. A relaxing vacation in a romantic vacation apartment or vacation home. Enjoy your vacation on the countryside. The Mediterranean ambiance in the winter garden of the hay hostel is a treat for the senses with its lemons, oranges, kiwis, grapes, figs and 1000 flowers - enjoy this while grilling and Sunday morning brunch, after your wedding or meeting with friends, birthday parties, company events, family trips and class trips. In the hay beds of 'Heuherberge', you can experience pure nature, sleeping in hay is healthy, adventurous and exciting. Large outside facilities with garden, patios, ponds, lawns, animals on the field, hiking, biking, horseback riding. Wagon rides. Fulfill your dreams of living on the countryside on Germany's Edelsteinstraße.
The long summer in Weiden: Our village is located in the precious gemstone region of Idar-Oberstein. A stunning floodplain and forest are located directly on the farm. Enjoy the long summer in Weiden. You can find oranges, lemons, kiwis, grapes and figs in the winter gardens in 'Heuherberge' and 'Faustus'. In the pasture you can see the horses Sofia, Bella and Atti, the ponies Stoll and Maxi, the donkeys 'Emilio, 'Eco' and 'Esmeralda', the sheep Martha and Lina, the goats Susi and Willi. In the ponds or stream you can observe water animals, go swimming, take a boat out and enjoy the sun. Playing around in the hay and a covered wagon ride - what could be better for children? Bike, hike or go horseback riding on the intricate paths around the forested hill, past piles of slate and castles. Touch, taste and smell nature, a 'natural vacation' with friends. The ease of spring, the scent and warmth of summer, the diverse colors of fall or the white glory of winter. You can decide which season is the most beautiful.
Looking for fossils and finding precious stones: You can visit different mines, quarries & digging tunnels along the Edelsteinstraße, for example the copper mine in Fischbach & Steinkaulenberg (agate) in Idar-Oberstein. The German museum for precious gemstones is located in Idar-Oberstein & has minerals from all over the world & also 'Felsenkirche' - a unique church built into a rock wall. The pond line & the museum of local history show you the beginnings of the gemstone industry. The historical city center of Herrstein, the Wildenburg with a game reserve & the gem garden in Kempfeld can be reached in just minutes. Jewelry designers & gemstone grinding shops have a large selection of modern jewelry that will allure any woman. You can experience a special day in the shale caverns in Herrenberg (fossils), Altburg, Schmidburg by Bundenbach & the Hahnenbach Valley. The Karl May festival in Mörschied in June-Juli is a dream for children & adults. The cities of Trier, Koblenz, Mainz & Saarbrücken can be reached in 1 hr. Bernkastel 30 min
Conquer medieval cities, ruins and castles, dream of the past. The 'Sironaweg' connects present and past in a landscape exciting throughout the year. 'The German Gemstone Street (Edelsteinstraße' and the 'Slate and Castle Street' lead you past many interesting attractions. There are many gemstone grinding shops and jewelry stores. Experience the process of turning a raw gemstone into finished jewelry, or do some grinding and be a goldsmith yourself. Dive into the world of gem stones, visit 'Steinkaulenberg' and the 'German Gemstone Museum', the 'Museum of Local History' and 'Felsenkirchen'. Connect culture and recreational fun, the public swimming pools in Rhaunen, Morbach, the sub-tropic water park 'Pyramide' in Oberhambach and theindoor pool in Idar Oberstein make your vacation plan exciting. The barefoot path in Sobernheim and the open-air museum are worth a day trip.