South West Germany
an active and relaxing wellness holiday
Eifel, Moselle, the Saarland and the Black Forest as well as the Naheland and Westerwald region are all diverse/different landscapes in the federal states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Wurttemberg, which belong to the South West of Germany.
The nature is unique with an abundance of things to do, various culinary delights and cultural attractions. Being close to the France and Switzerland borders the regions attract many visitors to the wellness hotels.
Wellness and spa weekend at the River Moselle – a break in the vineyardsAmidst the forests and vineyards guests to the River Moselle can enjoy a very exclusive/special/distinctive??? wellness and spa experience. Wellness and spa hotel guests can not only sample the wine from the Moselle vineyards, the grape seeds are also used in various wellness and spa treatments for the body and soul e.g.:
- Grape seed butter wrap
- Grape seed oil massage
- Vino beauty treatments
Bernkastel-Kues with its historical Old Town is also a typical Moselle town with cosy wine bars and wine cellars. Many winemakers offer wine tastings and tours through the steep slopes of the vineyards.
Wellness and spa time in the Eifel National ParkWellness hotel guests can also experience wellness and relaxation time in the Eifel National Park. Threatened species like wild cats, Black Stork and also plants can be find here. Many visitors also enjoy to see the volcanic lakes (Maare), which is a variety of lakes typical for the Eifel region. A very popular and about 30,000 years old lake is Schalkenmehren Maar just next to the village Schalkenmehren. Nowadays lovers of outdoor activities can go fishing, boating, surfing or walking around the lake followed by a refreshing swim in the natural outdoor swimming pool. The gastronomy offers are also diverse and enjoyed by locals as well as wellness hotel guests and other holidaymakers.
Medical wellness - Felke cures and fasting curesIf you’re looking for relaxation and tranquillity, you should try a wellness holiday in the Naheland region. The winegrowing area between the Palatinate, Soonwald and Hunsrück regions has a lot to offer for those looking for relaxation and revitalisation. The wellness and spa hotels in the region around the spa town Bad Sobernheim and Meddersheim offer Felke cures and fasting cures accompanied by medical support. Hikers, walkers and cyclist will find well-developed walking and cycling routes.
Wellness break in the Westerwald region – experience pure culture and natureTravellers to the Westerwald region appreciate the vast meadows/pastures???, fields, valleys and gentle hills. Not only the diverse nature of this region attracts visitors, but also the ceramic museum in Höhr Grenzhausen in the Kannenbäckerland area. Visitors can learn about the history and the current high-tech production of ceramic. Everything is tailored around the past and presence of clay and ceramic in an 2,500m² exhibition.
Active and fit in the Black Forest National ParkWellness and spa guests are fascinated by the Black Forest National Park at any time of the year. Activity holidaymakers will find ideal circumstances to exercise on the Schliffkopf Mountain, which is 1,025m high. There can be a lot discovered on hiking tours or relaxing walks through the nature around Schliffkopf Mountain. For those who would like to challenge themselves, can do extended cycling and mountain bike tours. And in winter time the well-developed walking trails become cross country skiing trails and the hills along the Black Forest road (Schwarzwaldhochstraße) become skiing slopes. A particular winter fun activity is a snow shoe walk through the snow covered Black Forest. After a day of physical activity the wellness hotel’s spa is a good place to relax the muscles and to enjoy a relaxation massage or attend the sauna.
Wellness and spa guests being interested in cultural aspects won’t be disappointed in the Black Forest region. A visit to the glass factory Baiersbronn-Buhlbach is worth it as it was the Black Forest’s largest and most important glass factory in the 18th and 19th century. The pressure-resistant champagne bottle was invented here and two million mouth blown glass bottles yearly have been sent around the world.
Wellness and spa break in the Saarland or relaxation in the Hunsrück National ParkThe federal state of Saarland is far right in the South West of Germany, bordering France. The Sankt Wendel region is part of the Saarland and is situated in the heart of the Hunsrück National Park and offers a variety of things to do. The best way of discovering this diverse low mountain range region is by foot or bike. Many wellness hotels in the Saarland provide a selection of bikes for their guests including children's bikes und E-bikes, as well as cycling maps.
Lovers of water sports should visit the Bostalsee Lake. The ideal circumstances for eel, trout, zander and pike make the lake to a paradise for fishing.