Area - Country Hotel Steiner Großheirath
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Leisure Activities & Area

Großheirath, Coburg & Other Interesting Places

From our location in Großheirath, you have numerous possibilities to make your vacation eventful and versatile. Within a few minutes, you can reach the town of Coburg, where you can shop and see interesting sights. Numerous bike and hiking trails in the area as well as the thermal spa in Staffelstein are attractive destinations for anyone seeking exercise or relaxation. Those looking to visit historic buildings will also love our region, since it offers numerous architectural sights of historic importance.

Veste Coburg



Coburg is located in the Bavarian administrative region of Upper Franconia. It offers a beautiful town center with historic buildings and numerous shopping opportunities that invite you to stroll along the shop windows and do some sightseeing. This town is a great place to see and experience for young and old alike.


Banz Abbey is located a bit north of Bamberg. Built in 1070, the monastery changed its owner several times and had to be rebuilt after the Thirty Years’ War. Today, you can book guided tours and visit the sophisticated interiors and marvel at the impressive ceiling frescos.


The basilica is one of the most popular destinations in the area and is located between Staffelstein and Lichtenfels. The pilgrimage church is a great sight to visit and you can also participate in a service. Christmas season is an especially good time to visit and to enjoy the large and elaborate Nativity scene.


The thermal spa offers everything you could wish for in a spa. The center comprises 3,000 square meters (more than 3,500 square yards) of indoor and outdoor pools and a natural bathing lake. Saltwater pools, jacuzzis, hot and cold baths, several steam baths and saunas, a quiet zone and a comprehensive offer of cosmetic treatments will not leave you unsatisfied.


Numerous great bike and hiking trails make it easy for sports enthusiasts to go on active and healthy day trips. Some of these trails lead right past our hotel. The “Golfplatz Tambach” is a great place both for beginners and experienced golf players. There is a special package for beginners who would like to try golf for the first time.


A trip by raft on the river Main is a special experience. The Franconian raft tour takes 2.5 hours and features live music. It’s a unique and memorable activity for one person and entire families alike. You can buy beverages, pretzels, steak, and sausages on board. You can either book the raft tour on your own or as part of one of our Landhotel Steiner packages.


The world cultural heritage town of Bamberg is located just 25 kilometers from Großheirath. You can get there by car or via public transport. Historic buildings, such as the Bamberg Cathedral, the Neue Residenz, Michaelsberg Abbey, or the Altenburg, create a lovely flair that sometimes takes you back to medieval times. You can also visit the town on a romantic gondola trip.


Bayreuth is home to the Bayreuth Festspiele, dedicated to world-famous composer Richard Wagner’s music, and is always worth a visit. Your day will pass in no time when you visit attractive castles, beautiful parks and famous sights, such as the Margravial Opera House, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Bayreuth Festspielhaus as well as numerous museums are also worth a visit.


The old margrave town welcomes you with numerous cultural events and excellent food. In addition to the typical historic buildings and the impressive castle, the town hosts numerous annual festivities, such as the famous beer weeks or the old town festival where you can experience the historic town center and celebrate.