This southern German town is home to just 5,000 residents, but is a stunning place to visit and reenergise. Located high in the Alps, Bad Hindelang is surrounded by a landscape that is rich in natural beauty and local fauna. More than 80 percent of the area that surrounds this small village is a protected natural reserve, and the cleanliness of the air here has earned it the title of Health Resort with a Therapeutic Climate. Visitors will love all that the area has to offer. With plenty of activities to take part in and a beautiful mountain culture, this is a great place to visit and an even better place to unwind.
Location: Southern Bavaria - in the Alps!
Bad Hindelang is located in the southernmost part of Bavaria in southern Germany. The resort town sits in a valley high in the Alps, and can be reached by any mode of transportation. By car, visitors can use the A7 and B310 motorways. If traveling by train, you’ll need to reach Sonthofen station and then take a bus for the remainder of the journey. And if flying, the closest major airports are that of Munich, Stuttgart, or Zurich.
Business: Tourist economy with many health resorts
This resort town has an economy that is heavily reliant on tourism, but farming, agriculture, and local crafts play their small part. Primarily known as a health resort, Bad Hindelang is a place filled with hotels, restaurants, bars, and cafes that cater to the many tourists who visit this location year-round.
Culture: Local events and strong traditions
The “Kurhaus” is the centre for cultural events happening in the town. Throughout the year, you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find art galleries, theatrical performances, and music groups showcasing the culture of this mountain village. Keep your eye out for the craftsmen in the area selling handmade items, and be sure to visit the Kutschenmuseum to see historical carriages and sleds.
Activities: Plenty to do any season of the year!
For activities, you’ve come to the right place. The mountains offer activities for children and adults at any time of the year. During the warmer months, the local fauna comes alive and the area is a fantastic place to enjoy hiking, mountain bike riding, climbing, and swimming. In the colder months, snow is guaranteed and it is a great place to enjoy skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, and more!