Destinations

Destinations, as the legendary Kreuzberg, known as the “Sacred mountain of the Francs” with its own monastery brewery, the Black Moor, a impressing upland moor with nature trail or the Wasserkuppe, the highest mountain in the Rhoen with glider flight museum and summer toboggan run – the range of the worthwhile destinations could be continued at will.


Wasserkuppe 

approx. 35 kilometres away from Bad Brueckenau.

The Wasserkuppe (950 m above sea level) is the highest elevation of the Rhoen and is both her centre.

While the summer toboggan run is the main attraction for the children, the Wasserkuppe is also a meeting point for hang-gliders, gliders and model aeroplane fans. During winter times it is an attractive winter sports centre.


Kreuzberg 

approx. 25 kilometers away from Bad Brueckenau

The Kreuzberg (928 m) is the sacred mountain of the Francs. There are three Golgotha-crosses on its summit. The Kreuzberg is not only well-known as a place of pilgrimage, but else as paradise for nature lovers. The Franciscan monastery with its rustic guestrooms attracts the visitor with self-brewed cloister beer and Franconian specialties.


Fulda

Fulda 

approx. 35 kilometres away from Bad Brueckenau.

The probably most beautiful testimonials from the time of the baroque in Germany can be found in Fulda. Highlights as the cathedral of Fulda, the castle and the orangery lead you into last centuries.

The absolute jewel is a little outside the old church town, the castle Fasanerie. Tourists from the whole world visit the former summer residence of the Fuldaer royal abbots.


Würzburg

Würzburg 

approx. 80 kilometers away from Bad Brueckenau.

Wine is part of Wuerzburg like the river Main on whose slopes it grows. No wonder that a variety of wine taverns with a local flavour invite to a wine-tasting.

Art and culture are in Wuerzburg on the programme all the year round, like play, musical, operetta, concerts and much more.

The over a long distance visible towers of the Cathedral, Neumuenster, Marienkapelle, Stift and Käppele as well as the “Grafeneckart” of the city hall, leave their mark on the cityscape in accord with the Old Main Bridge and the powerful fortress Marienberg.


Fladungen 

approx. 47 kilometers away from Bad Brueckenau.

The historical towns centre with the well preserved town wall and the five fortified towers establishs the romantic flair.

The Rhoenmuseum is well worth seeing as well as the Franconian open-air museum and the historic museum train „Rhön-Zügle“.


Steinau an der Strasse

Steinau an der Strasse 

approx. 38 kilometers of Bad Brueckenau.

The ” Brothers Grimm town ” offers numerous sights at the „German Fairytale Route“: the historical old town with lovely half-timbered houses and an imposing castle, the Brothers Grimm house, the marionette theatre “Holzköppe”, the stalactite cavern, the “devil cave” and a theme park with many attractions.


Volkersberg

Volkersberg 

approx. 2 kilometres away from Bad Brueckenau.

The Volkersberg is situated north of Bad Brueckenau, one of the most charming hilltops in our native Rhoen landscape.

In its almost 900-year history it always was the centre of the surrounding Franconian and Hessian countryside. Visit the Franciscan cloister or enjoy the Franconian delicacies in the cloister inn with its veranda with wonderful views.


Burgruine Schwarzenfels

Burgruine Schwarzenfels

approx. 7 kilometers away from Bad Brueckenau.

The remains of an once stately castle rise on the 492 m high basalt rock over the village Sinntal-Schwarzenfels, 7 km southwest of Volkers.

The view from the Bergfried of the earlier castle is worthwhile. The visitor will have certain memories of the valley of the „Schmalen Sinn“ and the surrounding mountains as one of the most beautiful landscapes in the Hessian neighboring country.