Outdoor nature and adventure in Germany
  • Spiegelau the famous glass maker village

    Touristinformation Spiegelau Konrad-Wilsdorf-Str. 1, 94518 Spiegelau

    How to Get There?


      Deutsche Bahn trains are reaching Regensburg on a regular basis and connect the city with the rest of Germany. From here take the WBA train (waldbahn - Länderbahn und Regental Bahnbetriebs-GmbH) to Zwiesel and change to the train with direction Spiegelau train station.

      DB BAHN

      The A3 connects Spiegelau with bigger cities in the surroundings. Follow the A3 till B533 in Hengersberg and take the exit 111. Follow the motorway in to the direction Osterhofen/Niederalteich/Grafenau, the road takes you straight to Spiegelau center.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 48.916012
      LONGTITUDE: 13.355174



    Why Go There?

    The famous glass maker village Spiegelau is located in the heart of the Bavarian Forest, directly on the border to the first German National Park - the Bavarian Forest National Park.

    Mentioned for the first time was Spiegelau in 1521 and since then looks back on an eventful history. Spiegelau became famous through his deep connection to the production of glass. The old glass furnaces are now gone, but originated an illustrious art scene, which has adopted with creative ideas and at the highest level to the glass art.

    Spiegelau lies directly on the Bavarian Forest National Park. Under the motto "Let nature be nature" 24,000-acre wooded area where removed from the economic use and left the forces to the will of nature - a stunning jungle was the result. Enjoy the seclusion and originality of this unique natural spectacle. But outside of the National Park guarantees fun of the municipality Spiegelau nature experience.

    Follow trails in the villages and hamlets around Spiegelau. The natural swimming pool, the forest game grounds or the wild and romantic Gorge of Steinklamm invite you to enjoy nature and culture. Enjoy the seclusion and originality of this unique natural spectacle. But even outside of the National Park Spiegelau nature ensures a great experience.

    The wild romantic Steinklamm (gorge) in Spiegelau is a natural jewel and an absolute must for nature lovers! The roaring water of the "Großen Ohe", the moss-covered stones, the strudel holes ground of and the fascination of a deep canyon offer the visitor an enchanting spectacle of nature. Visitors can walk through Steinklamm in three different ways: Wanderlinie Echtes Springkraut, (hiking line real balsam), large circuit trail Steinforelle (stone trout), smaller circuit Marienkäfer (Ladybug). Plant lovers find here a unique flora with rare copies. The trail is accessible from May to October but please be aware that robust footwear is required!

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Touristinformation Spiegelau Konrad-Wilsdorf-Str. 1, 94518 Spiegelau, Spiegelau, Bavaria, Germany

    Things to do close by!


    While in Spiegelau you should visit the forest play area resort. Under the motto "easily understanding nature" offers the forest game grounds in Spiegelau games and nature experience for the whole family. Visitors will find in this 50-acre, landscaped parkartig woodland playgrounds, a nature trail and a Glade with Woodpecker cavity - perfect fun for the young and the old!!! Address: Waldspeilgelände Spiegelau, Trosselweg, 94518 Spiegelau

    Local speciality

    "Bärwurz" - a high-percent Schnaps - is the national drink in the Bavarian Forest. It´s made of native medicinal plants.

    Ski & winter sport

    You will experience a picturesque snow landscape here in the winter months. Possible fun activities are cross-country skiing, snowshoeing in the forests and sledding down the mountain. They also offer guided snowshoe tours along isolated, snow-covered trails.

    Spa & Wellness

    Looking for some relaxation, a 7-hectare municipal and Park with two lakes and a barrier-free Boule is located in the resort of Spiegelau.

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