Activities in the surrounding area

Enjoy Franconian Switzerland’s idyllic highlands scenery in all its inimitable diversity.


Hiking in Franconian Switzerland – more than 4,500 kilometres of superbly signposted hiking trails invite you on unforgettable hiking tours through delightful valleys, lovely villages and distinctive rocky landscapes.

Get a few tour tips from us and set off on adventurous hikes.

From family-friendly hikes to accessible hiking trails – we always have the right hiking suggestion ready for you!

More than 18 hiking trails in Franconia have the “Leading Quality Trails” award.

Cycling, mountain biking & e-biking

Franconian Switzerland is a holiday region that surprises cyclists and mountain bikers with a variety of regional and interregional cycling tours and mountain bike tours.

The superbly developed network of cycling trails including roughly 58 circular tours and 14 long-distance tours has staked its claim among the top five most popular cycling regions in Germany.

Cycle along the romantic Wiesent and Regnitz river valleys and experience cycling fun without any climbs. For mountain bikers we recommend challenging tours and signposted discoverer trails in different levels of difficulty.


Climbing in Frankenjura – the most famous climbing region in Germany!

Franconian Switzerland offers legendary steep slopes in different levels of difficulty and all on roughly 12,000 climbing routes on roughly 800 individual rocks!

Don’t be afraid and dare to try out something new. Franconia’s picturesque rocks offer routes for children, beginners and pros. Thanks to the many climbing schools and courses you can climb safely right from the start.