The quiet and yet undiscovered hiking forest and fairy tale forest in the far north of Bavaria halfway between Munich and Berlin is a paradise for families, sportsmen and gourmets for some is a green gym under the open sky, the other a gourmet region, where almost every village offers its own beer and even his own sausages of the Franconian forest nature park. The northernmost nature park of Bavaria, which borders directly on Thuringia and thus the Rennsteig region, offers a wide variety of ways to enjoy the most beautiful weeks of the year, or even a long weekend family and Sports leisure. Respect for nature and its protection are capitalized in the Franconian forest, and so tourists of in good conscience can pursue their own personal preferences, whether they bad Steben dive in the new wellness-dome in Bavarian State Spa or indulge the thrill of speed on one of the numerous mountain bike trails, downhill. Seven circuits with 300 km of total length allow their personal experience of border ambitious bicycle athletes. Who wants to take it rather more slowly, can conquer the gentle uplands of the Franconian forest on the well-signposted cycle path network and enjoy nature while away by mass tourism and bicycle storage. For families, including the circuit around the Kodeltalsperre, Bavaria’s largest drinking water reservoir.
As hiking forest, the Franconian forest offers about 3,100 kilometers marked trails of the new via Francigena on the Castle trail, the Frankish mountain path up towards to the Rennsteig, is posted on the for almost 700 years hiking history. The roads maintained by the Franconia forest Club combine history and culture of the region in its own manner and can comfortably go, to enjoy the Franconian cuisine in the rustic restaurants and again give the hikers. Many restaurants and Inns have teamed up here and use the products from the region, including not only that Swiss franc forests kids, but also the Slate truffle which is traded among connoisseurs as a delicacy.