Winter pleasures around Hopfen am See
When winter has arrived in Hopfen am See, the popular Kneipp and climatic health resort is transformed into a quiet fairytale wonderland of ice and snow. Now is the best time to slow down, leave the stress of everyday life behind and make yourself comfortable in front of a crackling open fire. But first of all, there is also a lot to experience in Hopfen am See in winter ...
Winter holiday activities in Hopfen
Enjoy an enchanting Allgäu winter in Hopfen am See, because the popular holiday resort presents itself as fairytale beautiful even in the cold season. The wide alpine meadows are then wrapped in a white blanket and when the winter sun rises behind the majestic mountains, it makes the ice and snow crystals sparkle like precious stones. The special magic of winter can now best be experienced by winter hiking in and around Hopfen. Snowshoe hikes off the partly cleared paths also promise real winter happiness. Wonderful impressions of nature and views of the mountains and royal castles covered in a white layer make winter and snowshoe hikes a wonderful experience. Sledging and tobogganing also promise winter holiday pleasures. For example, take a hike up to the Salober Alm above the Alatsee and whizz down the natural toboggan run back down to the valley. This is a real holiday highlight, especially for families with children.
Even more winter fun in Hopfen am See
If you like it very contemplative and romantic, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow world during your winter holiday in Hopfen am See. Only the snorting of the horses and the soft clinking of their harnesses can be heard in the quiet winter landscape while you are wrapped in warm blankets and are on your way in the carriage. A little more action is offered by ice skating and curling, which is possible on many lakes in the region when temperatures are below freezing. Taking turns on the ice in the face of the white mountains is truly something special. Winter sports fun is also guaranteed with cross-country skiing. Numerous cross-country trails lead around Hopfen am See and Füssen through the idyllic foothills of the Alps. And when the time for relaxation has come after all these activities, a winter wellness programme quickly brings body, mind and soul into harmony. A stop in a rustic mountain hut also promises the best winter luck. While the fire is crackling softly in the fireplace, you will be spoiled with hearty Allgäu delicacies and warming drinks such as tea and mulled wine.
Explore the enchanting old town of Füssen
The romantic old town of Füssen is particularly beautiful in the wintertime. Before Christmas it appears festively illuminated and invites you to stroll and shop. On the second and third weekends of Advent, the Füssen Christmas market puts you in the perfect mood for the festivities. The Christmassy smells of cinnamon and gingerbread, the colourful lights and atmospheric music really whet your appetite for Christmas Eve.
Skiing around Hopfen
Fun on the slopes and après-ski fun should not be missing during your winter holiday in Hopfen. On the Tegelberg in Schwangau and the Breitenberg in Pfronten there are family ski areas with varied slopes, fun parks for snowboarders and ski courses for all ages. Here you can enjoy the winter while skiing and snowboarding, before going to the huts to feast and celebrate.
A wonderful winter landscape and many sports and leisure facilities to experience the cold season from its most beautiful sides: Hopfen am See is really an ideal destination for a successful winter holiday.