Sights in Bad Hindelang and the surrounding area

Your holiday in the heart of the Allgäu, a place where nature, culture and adventure merge together in a unique way. Bad Hindelang lies in a valley in the middle of the Allgäu Alps - completely idyllic and therefore an oasis of beauty and relaxation in every season. Countless excursion destinations await you here to explore the rich diversity of this picturesque spot on earth.

Activities in summer & winter

The Allgäu reveals its treasures in both summer and winter: majestic mountains, vast meadows and fairytale valleys. Explore the endless hiking opportunities, race down the ski slopes or enjoy the peace and quiet on a snowshoe hike. Adventurers, nature lovers and those seeking relaxation will all find their paradise here.

Bad Hindelang and its highlights in summer

Hiking in the Allgäu Alps
The region offers countless hiking trails, from easy walks to challenging mountain tours. An absolute highlight is the hike to the Imberger Horn, which offers breathtaking views. which rewards you with breathtaking views. For those who want to take it a little more leisurely, the Hornbahn doesn't offer direct access to the summit, but it does provide a very special mountain feeling. You only have to climb about 300 meters in altitude to the summit, which can be done in about an hour, depending on your experience. A small climb that is more than worth it.

Via ferratas in and around Bad Hindelang
The area around Bad Hindelang is known for its challenging via ferratas. For example, discover the EDELRID via ferrata, which has a difficulty level of B/C and is suitable for experienced climbers aged 14 and over. The Ostrachtal via ferrata can be completed relatively quickly, taking around two hours, but due to the level of difficulty B-C it is only suitable for advanced climbers. A unique highlight is the Hindelanger via ferrata. This stretches over 8 km from Nebelhorn to Großer Thumb and offers pure adventure. Only for absolute experts.

Mountain biking & Road cycling
The Allgäu is a paradise for cycling enthusiasts. There is a well-marked network of trails and paths that can be ridden by beginners to professionals. An easy tour, for example, leads in the direction of Tannheimer Tal to Vilsalpsee. MTB tours to huts such as the Hirsch Alpe or the Schwarzenberghütte are somewhat more demanding and also popular. Are all the trails not varied or fast enough? A bike park directly at the Hornbahn has easy, medium and difficult downhill routes. The Jochpass will really delight racing cyclists.

Swimming fun in the crystal-clear mountain lake or relaxing in the outdoor pool
The Hindelang natural pool is a great place for the whole family to cool off and relax on warm days. It has a large outdoor swimming pool and a slide. A beach volleyball court or a bird's nest swing also offer the opportunity to spend a varied summer day swimming. The Schrecksee with its small island is also a popular excursion destination.

Photography enthusiasts in particular love to visit this beautiful little mountain lake. This can be reached via a hike lasting several hours. The Vilsalpsee in the Tannheimer Tal or the many other lakes in the direction of Munich are somewhat easier to reach.

Bad Hindelang and its highlights in winter

Skiing and snowboarding
Discover the winter magic in Oberjoch! The Oberjoch ski area is a true winter paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned pro, Oberjoch offers a variety of slopes for skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. The Hornbahn lift takes you comfortably and quickly to the best slopes and offers spectacular views of the Allgäu mountains. This ski area is the ideal place to enjoy your winter holiday to the fullest.

Allgäu cross-country skiing paradise
The Allgäu is an excellent cross-country skiing area. The cross-country ski trail network stretches for many kilometers and offers the opportunity to explore the breathtaking winter landscape. Bad Hindelang is a true paradise for cross-country skiers. Here, an extensive network of cross-country trails stretches over many kilometers and offers the opportunity to experience the breathtaking winter landscape in all its splendor. Whether you are a cross-country skier or a beginner, the well-prepared trails allow you to glide relaxed through snow-covered forests and over sunny hills. Enjoy the silence of nature and the beauty of winter.

With around 50 kilometers of well-groomed winter hiking trails, the Bad Hindelanger area offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the silence of winter. Discover our winter wonderland on a snowshoe hike as you walk through snowy forests and across picturesque pastures. Snowshoeing is not just a way to explore the breathtaking winter landscape. Snowshoeing is also the ideal winter activity for winter sports lovers who prefer something less fast-paced.

Tobogganing in the Allgäu Alps
The Allgäu offers various toboggan runs where you can experience exciting descents with family or friends. In Bad Hindelang you can take the Hornbahn up the mountain. From here, depending on the snow conditions, three different toboggan runs with different levels of difficulty await you. If you love superlatives, it's best to go to Pfronten to Breitenberg in Ostallgäu and toboggan down the longest natural toboggan run in the Allgäu for over 7 km. There is even more adrenaline in Oberstaufen on the Hochgrat. A toboggan run with many meters of altitude and steep slopes, where the descent into the valley is absolutely rapid.

Popular excursion destinations in Bad Hindelang and the surrounding area

Hindelang bike park with pump track
In the Bike Park Hindelang, experienced bikers can enjoy a total of 9 freeride kilometers of varying difficulty on two designated routes and various courses. The height difference between the two runs is 516 meters each. Everyone gets their money's worth - but always be careful, you should slowly increase the difficulty from light to dark. The “Black Rock” course is only suitable for top riders.

Parish Church of St. John the Baptist
This church, built in the old Gothic style, is an architectural jewel and an important landmark of Bad Hindelang.
Address: Marktstraße 11, 87541, Bad Hindelang

Bad Hindelang Local History Museum
Here you can find out more about the history and culture of the region. It houses an impressive collection of exhibits from life and crafts of the time.
Address: Ostrachstraße 40, 87541 Bad Hindelang

Schneekinderland Oberjoch
Since December 2006, the family-friendly ski area on the Iseler in Oberjoch has been even more attractive for Brettl beginners and families thanks to the snow children's area. Not only a large learning and action area, but also a fantasy and play area, as well as a fairytale forest with animals are included in the snow children's land. Everything the hearts of children and ski students desire and maybe a little more...

Natural pool 20 degrees Hindelang
The Hindelang natural pool is an optimal combination of the conventional outdoor pool with the water purification of a natural pool. With the help of a wood chip heater, the water is kept at a pleasant temperature and kept at an average of 20° Celsius. In addition to the 50-meter pool for long-distance swimmers and a large lawn, there is a lot on offer for young and old: from the beach volleyball court to the bird's nest swing to the water slide. Our kiosk always has something to suit your appetite. If you want something a little more private, you can rent one of the idyllic plots on a daily basis.

Mountain village Hinterstein
This picturesque mountain village at 866 m above sea level offers traditional Allgäu architecture and a starting point for hikes and mountain tours. It is located in the “Allgäu High Alps” nature reserve.

Dragon Playground
A nice playground for children right on the river. With a dragon, it's an ideal hook for spooky stories on a family vacation. 
Address: Ostrachstraße 44, 87541 Bad Hindelang

Hinterstein Carriage Museum
The Hinterstein Carriage Museum takes you back to a bygone era of elegant transportation and is a fascinating experience for history buffs. Ideal for museum lovers.
Address: Guferwald, 87541, 87541 Bad Hindelang

Bad Hindelang mini golf course
The mini golf course in Bad Hindelang promises happy hours outdoors and is a popular destination for families and friends who want to compete in an entertaining competition.
Address: Unterer Buigenweg, 87541 Bad Hindelang

Sights in the Allgäu that you have to discover

The Allgäu is a region full of fascinating sights, and it's hard to limit yourself to just five highlights. Nevertheless, here are five of the top highlights in the Allgäu - although not always on our doorstep, it is a trip that is worth it:


  1. Neuschwanstein Castle: This fairytale castle near Füssen is probably one of the most famous sights in the Allgäu and was built by King Ludwig II. The architecture and location of the castle are breathtaking.
  2. Hohenschwangau Castle: Also located near Füssen, Hohenschwangau Castle is another magnificent castle. It served as the childhood home of King Ludwig II and is of historical interest.
  3. Oberstdorf: A popular holiday resort and center for activities in the Allgäu. Oberstdorf offers hiking trails, ski areas and a charming town center.
  4. Nature Park Nagelfluhkette: This nature park extends over an impressive landscape with mountains, forests, meadows and numerous hiking trails. A paradise for nature lovers.
  5. Breitachklamm: This impressive gorge near Oberstdorf is one of the deepest and most impressive in Central Europe. A walk along the wooden walkway through the gorge is an unforgettable experience.

Our extra tip - royal castle tour: In addition to Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau, there are other royal castles and residences in the Allgäu that are worth discovering, including Linderhof and Herrenchiemsee.

Allgäu insider tips: Discover beautiful places from our accommodation

The Allgäu offers many hidden treasures and insider tips that are off the beaten tourist path. Here are some of them that you can experience on your vacation with us:


  1. Eistobel: An impressive nature park with breathtaking gorges, waterfalls and hiking trails. Perfect for nature lovers and hikers.
  2. Wertacher Hörnle: A picturesque mountain with an enchanting view and perfect conditions for paragliding.
  3. Falkenstein Castle: This medieval castle towers over Pfronten and offers insights into the history of the Allgäu.
  4. Alatsee: An idyllic mountain lake that invites you to hike, swim and relax.
  5. Allgäu cheese dairies: Visit one of the numerous cheese dairies in the Allgäu and discover the secrets of cheese production.
  6. Artists' Village Irsee: A picturesque village with art galleries and a monastery that regularly hosts concerts and cultural events.
  7. Winter sports in Jungholz: This small mountain village is a paradise for winter sports enthusiasts and offers quiet slopes and cross-country ski trails.
  8. The Hörnerdörfer: An association of nine villages in the Allgäu that maintain an authentic and traditional atmosphere.
  9. Herb gardens in the Allgäu: Discover the magic of herbs in the herb villages and try regional herbal specialties.

These insider tips give your stay in the Allgäu a special touch and enable you to explore the fascinating facets of our region. But shh! Don't tell anyone, just enjoy!

Your vacation starts here

As you can see: There is a lot to discover in Bad Hindelang and the surrounding area to experience a varied holiday. Our holiday apartments and holiday homes are not only first-class accommodation, but also offer you the opportunity to explore the beauty of the Allgäu up close. We look forward to your stay with us in Bad Hindelang.