Leisure tips

Wirsberg offers visitors a broad range of options with its central location.
A broad range of sports activities at varying levels of difficulty are on offer and leave hardly anything to be desired. Be it hiking, geocaching, cycling, mountainbiking or swimming: there is something for everybody. Sports clubs can also use a large gymnasium in the Hostel's immediate vicinity for training camps. If the weather is not perfect, the large number of museums - some of which are highly modern - offer an interesting alternative.

The Youth Hostel itself has a modern atmosphere and can be used for many different purposes thanks to its various group rooms. Be it courses, conferences, workshops or activity weekends - anything goes at Wirsberg Youth Hostel.

Leisure activities at the Youth Hostel

Newly constructed multi-function sports ground
Barbecue area, bonfire site
30 modern mountainbikes with GPS system for rent
Spacious grounds with playground and slackline
Table tennis (indoors and outdoors), table football, games
Small camp site
Use of a nearby gymnasium upon request
Large room that is ideally laid out and equipped (electric piano, piano) for choirs, music groups, theatre ensembles and dance groups.
Beautiful sunny veranda
Sessenreuther Höhe wind farm

Leisure activities in the area

Heated outdoor swimming pool with Franconia's longest slide (117 m) in Wirsberg
German steam engine museum in Neuenmarkt - railway nostalgia brought to life! The museum is currently undergoing a complete refurbishment.
The Environmental School in Schlönz offers a broad range of activities to do with nature and the environment.
Butterfly paradise in Neuenmarkt
Goldbergsee artificial bathing lake in Martkschorgast
City of Kulmbach with Bavarian bakery museum, Bavarian brewery museum (both museums only opened several months ago and very appealing for children and families)
Plassenburg castle in Kulmbach (with the most richly populated diorama in the world, the landscape museum...), guided tours with night guards, tours below the surface, theatrical tours and the Oberauhof recreational area - and much more!
The only Franconian village school museum in Ködnitz
Marienweiher pilgrimage basilica
Mining museum, which is currently being enlarged and modernised.
The village of Trebgast offers a lovely bathing lake and the most beautiful natural stage for amateurs in Germany.
Pottery museum in Thurnau
Many different cycling routes with varying degrees of difficulty
Many different hiking paths

Outings and excursions

Bischofsgrün and Ochsenkopf mountain (1,023 m), Asenturm tower, chair lifts, summer toboggan run, summer and winter ski jump, Schneeberg mountain, Weißmainquelle (source of the White Main river)
Fichtelberg with open-air museum, Gleisinger Fels show silver ore mine
Mining educational trail in Goldkronach
Helmbrechts with indoor swimming pool with artificial waves, Upper Franconian textile museum

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