Leisure tips

Waldhäuser - pure tranquility

Waldhäuser is a part of the municipaility of Neuschönau. The recreational area around it is ideal for extensive hikes on the well-maintained and signposted hiking paths, which lead, for instance, to the animal reserve of the national park, Lusen mountain (1373 m), or Rachel mountain (1453 m) for a day tour. Waldhäuser is also an insider tip for winter holidays. Ski tours and cross-country skiing on prepared tracks are very popular in the area. But downhill skiers will also enjoy Waldhäuser, with 2 lifts nearby. Defnitely just the righ place for ski fun with a beautiful view of the Bavarian Forest. And thanks to Waldhäuser's altitude, you are can be certain that there will always be enough snow. Only 50 m from the Youth Hostel, suitable skiing equipment can be rented.

Leisure activities at the Youth Hostel

Table tennis room with two ping-pong tables
2 ping-pong tables outdoors
Multi-function room with disco
Nature studies room with equipment for examinations
Football pitch
Barbecue and bonfire site
Basketball and volleyball fields
Stone garden for educatinal purposes
Ski workshop, ski rental, cross-country ski equipment, snow shoes, two ski lifts and cross-country skiing track.

Leisure activities in the area

"Longest Treetop walkway in the world"
National park at your doorstep, animal reserve
Hikes and guided walks in the national park
Long-distance cycling routes in the national park
Tours to all destinations in the national park
Museum of forest history in St. Oswald
Tittling and Finsterau open-air meusums
Glass manufacture and glass museum at Frauenau
Drinking water barrier lake at Frauenau
Visit the last indigenous forest areas in the Bavarian Forest
Open-air swimming pools at Grafenau and Freyung
Karoli indoor swimming pool in Waldkirchen (with saline pool, and (heated) open-air pool)

Outings and excursions

Trip to the Bohemian Forest
Sumava national park
Arber mountain

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