Holidays in the Alps – pure nature, pure culture
Holidays in the Alps are nearly indescribably. The view sweeps from Staufen via Zwiesel to Reiteralm and the Loferer Steinberge mountains, crowned by the Predigtstuhl with the world’s oldest cable car of its kind. This dreamlike backdrop in the heart of the Alps is your stage for unforgettable holidays in the Alps, Bad Reichenhall is the place for relaxation and unique experiences in nature. Experience the feeling of freedom at Alpen Air, your accommodation in Bad Reichenhall! Another highlight is the Predigtstuhl cable car, one of the 10 most spectacular cable cars in the world and the oldest of its kind.
Sights to see during your holidays in the Alps
One thing is for certain: your holidays in the Alps will be anything but boring! The famous spa town of Bad Reichenhall is a wonderful starting point for many activities. Sports enthusiasts get their money’s worth, as do health-conscious guests, and culture fans. Among the many sights of the spa town are the Königliche Kurgarten garden, where you will find total peace and quiet during your holidays in the Alps, the Old Salt Works – one of the most beautiful in the world – and the Gradierhaus built at the beginning of the 20th century, a special kind of Alpine open-air inhalatorium. You will also find many castles, picturesque churches, monasteries, and fountains in Bad Reichenhall during your Alpine holidays. It wasn’t just a coincidence that the town was nicknamed the “Brunnenstadt” (the city of fountains). There are around 70 fountains with and without AlpineSole water in Bad Reichenhall. The centre of the Alpine town of Bad Reichenhall – which is also the shopping streets and pedestrian zone, the Rupertus Therme, and restaurants – can be reached after a 5-minute walk from your accommodation in Bavaria.
Those who spend their holidays in Bad Reichenhall also benefit from being near the Mozart city of Salzburg, which is only 20 kilometres away. Perfect for a visit to the Salzburg Festival. The Alpine town of Bad Reichenhall offers interesting events, including the famous AlpenKLASSIK Festival and the “Philharmonische Klangwolke” classical music festival. Speaking of classical music: we recommend visiting a concert of the Bad Reichenhall Philharmonic during your holidays in Bad Reichenhall if you are a classical music fan. The unique orchestra inspires with music for the body and soul. About 25 kilometres from Bad Reichenhall, you will also find the Obersalzberg Dokumentation Centre, the Berchtesgaden salt mine, and the Ruhpolding leisure park, which is ideal for families! For art lovers, we recommend the exhibitions at the KunstAkademie. The salt museum and the museum of local history are also worth a visit.
Tip: On a historical city tour, you can learn everything about the 850 years of the city’s history and the role salt plays in the region.
Summer: discover Bad Reichenhall during your holidays in the Alps
If your holidays in the Alps happen to fall in the warm season, there are a number of ways to get active. Hiking, mountaineering, and climbing in the nearby mountains is a dream for nature lovers. Mountain bikers, leisure bikers, and e-bike fans also get their money's worth in the region. While hiking in Bad Reichenhall, you will reach beautiful Alpine pastures and huts that invite you to stop for a break. Of course, you can also take the MTB from Bad Reichenhall to the panoramic green pastures during your summer holidays in the Alps. The nearby Thumsee lake, Königssee lake in the Berchtesgaden National Park, and the lakes in Salzburger Land invite water lovers to take a refreshing dip. If you’d rather do something more exhilarating, one small jump is enough during take off while paragliding. Soar high above the Bavarian Alps. If you prefer to stay on the ground during your holidays in the Alps, golf fans are delighted about the close proximity to the 18-hole course Berchtesgadener Land in Ainring.
Winter: cross-country skiing, ski touring, hiking in Bad Reichenhall
Enjoy your skiing holidays in the Alps – everything is possible here in the Chiemgau and Berchtesgaden Alps as well as in the nearby Salzburger Land. Cross-country skiing, winter hiking, ski touring … 25 kilometres of cross-country ski runs are available during your winter holidays in Bad Reichenhall – the ski resorts in Berchtesgaden (Jenner) and the Alpine pastures of Lofer and Ski Amadé are all nearby. Holidays in the Alps are particularly recommended for those who enjoy the tranquillity winter has to offer while winter hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, or simply relaxing and enjoying the peace and quiet. White winter landscapes, the bright sun shining from the blue sky, and the sounds of snow crunching beneath your feet– how nice it is to be surrounded by nature!