Be ACTIVE – rest and relaxation
Sporty visitors can take part in a wide range of activities from rowing and kayaking to golf.
Walkers can experience the best of nature here. The 18-kilometre long "Tour Natur" (Nature Tour) goes through all of the nature reserves on the mountains around the Salinental between Bad Kreuznach and Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg. The day's hike covers varied countryside ranging from water meadows and oak woods to mountains.
As well as a dense network of regional cycle ways, which are very well mapped, the long Nahe cycle way between Bingen and Bostal Lake is recommended as a particularly worthwhile tour. The stretch between Bad Kreuznach and Bad Sobernheim, always along the Nahe, has relatively few hills and follows well-developed cycle ways. It is regarded as one of the most scenic cycle ways in Germany. There is the option to hire bikes in our Sympathie Hotel Fürstenhof.
Since April 2007, Bad Kreuznach and Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg have jointly offered an extensive Nordic walking park. It is characterised by a wide variety of tours of varying lengths, inclines and difficulty. Each walker can select the route most suited to their temperament. Regardless of which route you choose, you are guaranteed magnificent views and picturesque landscapes.
Wellness: a visit to the bathhouse is like going on holiday. Just the sight of the magnificent building in the classical style gives you an idea of what you can expect – wellness pure and simple. Covering an area of 4000 square metres, the saunas, salt-water pools, a large pool, ice grotto, spacious relaxation areas and a restaurant form an island of relaxation where time seems to fly by. Treat yourself to an all-over pampering treatment, a massage or a spa treatment.
Is jogging part of your fitness regime? Fantastic, smooth routes through large green areas and parks, Rose Island or the Salinental, far from motorised traffic. Set off in the morning before breakfast or use a break in your day!
There are a total of 31 tennis courts in Bad Kreuznach. You are welcome to visit our numerous sports clubs. We will be happy to give you tips on where you can practise your sport.
And how about golf? The 18-hole course at the Nahetal Golf Club is one of the most beautiful golf courses in Germany. According to the online "Best Golf Clubs in Germany" rating, the Nahetal Golf Club is one of the top 50 golf courses. Be impressed by the well-maintained condition of the course! Take advantage of the many things on offer.
The Crucenia thermal baths are located very close to the Sympathie Hotel Fürstenhof, right on the banks of the Nahe. Bathing and exercise in salt water at a temperature of 32 degrees; there are three thermal baths to enjoy. In the three salt-water pools, an outdoor area and a large freshwater pool, you can combine healthy bathing pleasure with relaxation in spacious rest areas.
The Crucenia thermal baths also house the Dead Sea salt grottos. Inhale the power of the Dead Sea salt for your well-being and health.
The modern Crucenia health centre right next to the Sympathie Hotel Fürstenhof is a focal point with extensive treatment facilities for spa guests requiring treatment as outpatients and health-conscious spa visitors. Combine a stay in our hotel or a demanding conference with the spa treatments on offer; these are preventative treatments with no need for a doctor's prescription.
Through our new cooperation with the Bad Kreuznach SpoMed Institute, we can offer you high-quality training and health sessions that have been evaluated by experts in sports medicine.
Stay healthy and become healthy – Bad Kreuznach is one of the leading rehabilitation centres in Rhineland-Palatinate. Medical expertise and an environment that promotes health combine to form an ideal symbiosis.
Spa, bathing and conference town
Bad Kreuznach and its surroundings offer a fascinating wealth of varied, vibrant scenery. One of the most well-known views is of the medieval bridge houses: understated buildings that have been photographed and painted countless times. Towering directly behind this landmark is the massive St. Paul's Church It originates from the 13th century. All of the important and interesting buildings and facilities in the town are easily accessible by foot from the Sympathie Hotel Fürstenhof.
With the Salinental, the town has the biggest open-air inhalation treatment centre in Europe: seven large graduation works form a vast plant with eight-metre high blackthorn hedging, at a total length of 1100 metres. The air in the surroundings for miles around is salty, spicy and, most importantly, contains iodine.
It is not just spa guests who enjoy taking an active part in the life of the town of Bad Kreuznach. A growing number of tourists and conference participants from near and far enjoy taking advantage of the wide variety of things on offer in the "lovely town" and the very varied region.
Take only a few steps from the Sympathie Hotel Fürstenhof and you find yourself in the Haus des Gastes. This houses a cultural centre. Events throughout the year include handicrafts, concerts, theatre, presentations and exhibitions. We are sure that you will find something to interest you.
The Schlossparkmuseum has a special atmosphere, presenting an extensive collection relating to the town's history. The town built a museum on the exact spot where a Roman villa once stood. The Römerhalle exhibits magnificent mosaics from the Roman period. The Museum für Puppentheater-Kultur (PuK) has the largest puppet theatre exhibition in Germany with over 2000 exhibits. The puppet theatre stage and workshop for puppet construction enable you to experience the fascination of puppet theatre up close.
The historical old town below Kauzenburg Castle borders the Schlosspark. Numerous historical buildings and squares have retained the atmosphere of the medieval town.