Leisure tips

The Upper Palatinate Forest, an insider tip for holidaymakers

Trausnitz: A small place with a huge variety!
Live a knight's life at Burg Trausnitz, enjoy the medieval festival and historic Christmas market, at the heart of the Upper Palatinate Forest, with many different museums and countless leisure activities in the vicinity. Beautiful hiking paths and cycling routes, bathing, climbing, canoeing, fishing, riding and winter sports are on offer. Visit "Porcelain street" or go on a city trip to Regensburg, Nuremberg or Munich, or have a day out in Prague, Pilsen or Marienbad. Plus over 60 programme modules for groups.

Leisure activities at the Youth Hostel

Leisure activities at / by the Youth Hostel:
Medieval stove
2 outdoor ping-pong tables
1 indoor ping-pong tables
Bonfire site
Box with juggling equipment
Page-boy games
"Bad Weather Box"
School sports grounds (5 minute walk)

Leisure activities in the area

Barrier lake with beach and boat rental
Fishing and equestrian centre
Hiking paths and cycling routes
Upper Palatinate Forest nature reserve
Reisach power plant with high-level storage tank
Upper Palatinate Open Air Museum at Neusath-Perschen
Outdoor swimming pool at Perschen
High ropes course in Tännesberg
Ski lift at Nabburg

Outings and excursions

"Porcelain Street"
Water parks in Weiden and Schwandorf
Mine at Stull (open to visitors)
Leisure park at the Steinberg lakes
Regensburg, Nuremberg, Munich
Day trips to Prague or Marienbad
Winter sport (cross-country skiing, sledging)

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