Action and relaxation at the Untreusee lake in Hof

Action and relaxation at the Untreusee lake in Hof

The Untreusee lake in the Upper Franconian town of Hof offers exciting action for the whole family or for an adventure with a group of friends: climbing forest fun for every level, a crazy labyrinth and, of course, lots of swimming opportunities!

Bathing, puzzling, climbing: the Untreusee lake in the Upper Franconian town of Hof impresses with its diverse range of experiences. Hop on the train and arrive relaxed and cheap with the Bayern-Ticket.

Float across the lake on the rope slide, playfully find your inner centre or simply jump into the cool water. From action to relaxation: the Untreusee lake in the Upper Franconian town of Hof is perfect for a varied day trip. The starting point is Hof railway station. From here, bus line one takes you to the Untreusee stop in eleven minutes. Walk along Stelzenhofstra├če for about 60 metres in the direction of Wilhelm-L├Âhe-Stra├če. There, turn left onto a path that will lead you to the climbing paradise directly on the lakeshore after 400 metres.

Climbing action with "sightseeing flight

Endless climbing fun - that's what the Untreusee Climbing Park promises its adventurous visitors from a height of 1.20 metres and an age of eight years. Six- and seven-year-olds can explore the white and blue beginner courses in the company of an adult. If you want to give your offspring a real climbing birthday, book one of the three-hour party packages including instruction and a birthday table.

The absolute highlight is the rope slide, with which you "fly" once over the Untreusee and back - dreamlike panoramic view included. The climbing pros show their skills on the challenging "Extreme" route and demonstrate courage with the final jump from a height of 12 metres. Beginners are introduced to the fun of climbing at height in a more playful way - with Tarzan-like rope turns, a skateboard and tunnel constructions - on the blue course. After the sporting challenge, you can put your sense of orientation to the test right next to the climbing park.

With sun, moon and stars through the crazy labyrinth

Where is the path to your inner centre? The 2.6-kilometre-long network of paths in the labyrinth at Lake Untreu presents its guests with the challenge of finding the right route and collecting stamps for their admission ticket. You have been there before and think you remember the right route? Not a chance! You are here in Germany's only walkable maze. To keep the excitement going, the operators regularly change the layout. A little orientation is provided in the form of pictures with the collecting motifs: sun, moon, star and earth - these can be stamped on the admission ticket. If, for example, you pass the moon motif several times, you will almost certainly be walking in circles - high time for a change of direction!

Swimming fun with beer garden flair

After the climbing action and all the guesswork, it's time to take a dip in the cool water. On the northern shore of the Untreusee, numerous sunbathing lawns invite you to swim. So pack your swimwear! There is no official beach bathing area with changing rooms and showers. Therefore, it is advisable to take a swimming break near Gr├╝ner's Biergarten. The toilet facilities can be used free of charge by visitors to the lake. Climbing, puzzling and swimming work up an appetite. A snack is just the thing. Let's go to Gr├╝ner's Biergarten with its varied menu: cakes, bratwursts, salads, schnitzel plates or just an ice cream? There is something for every taste in the self-service restaurant.

The gorgeous lakeside location is the crowning glory after an eventful day. On cooler days, you can enjoy the Gr├╝ner family's delicious dishes in the Seest├╝berl right next to the beer garden. Take a last look at the glistening surface of the Untreusee before you take the way back via the Stelzenhofweg to the Untreusee bus stop to take line one to the Hof Hbf station in the direction of home.

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Hof Hbf (main station)

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