around Bad Salzhausen

The area around our Kurhaushotel Bad Salzhausen provides a lot of great activities, even during the cold season when the days get shorter and darker. Whether you feel like sauna in the sauna-landscape Vitalis of the neighboring town Butzbach, or getting creative at painting lessons with Dieter Schiele – there is something for everybody. A cinema is close by, in case it is a rainy day and you feel like a movie night. As soon as the first snow falls the Vogelsberg with its sledding track is a popular destination for day trips. There is a lot to explore. Here, we have collected a few options.


Thermal Baths & Sauna

Experience wellness moments at the “Sprudelhof Therme” in Bad Nauheim, with a swimming pool, various saunas, and a fitness panorama. With a just 30min. drive to the thermal facility it is easy to reach from our hotel. If you are simply looking for a sauna experience, then we recommen the sauna-landscape “Vitalis” in Butzbach. Here, you can relax and recover while enjoying a great view over the Wetterau.


Sled run at the Hoherodskopf

On the skits, ready, go! Wheather you are young or old, small or big: sledding is always fun. You may hire the classical wooden sledge, bobsleds or just simple plastic slides. At the Breungeshainer slope / – long lift you will find the areas most popular sledding terrain in Vogelsberg. This slope is supposed to be the longest downhill of Hessen! Kids may use the old ski jumping hill with their sledges. More…

Christmas Market Bad Salzhausen

Christmas Market Bad Salzhausen

Roam around on the atmospheric christmas market taking place in the park of Bad Salzhausen between the graduation house and the drinking cure hall. You can explore different small booths with extra ordinary handcrafts and food from around the area. The famous sausage “Kolbasz-Wurst” is a must try. Children may use the carousel between the Christmas stands. The highlight of the market is the traditional visit from santa claus bringing presents at 5pm, to which many children come together gathering around the drinking cure hall. More…


Painting courses in the bellhouse

You do not only want to get inspired but become creative yourself? The painting school of artist Dieter Schiele was founded in 1980 and is located in Bad Salzhausen. It offers painting courses for watercolour and oil paintings as well as drawing- and kidz courses. In the gorgeous setting of the spa garden you have the chance to participate as small groups in his painting classes. You will learn how to make small and large artworks, mastering the art of colour and shapes. More…


Planet Paintball Nidda

At this premium paintball game in Nidda you are thrown into the situation of being in a Maya ruin in the Andes Mountains after a plain crash where you will experience challenging moments and adventure. It is the biggest indoor game pitch of Hessen at which you will find different game situations and a fantastic sound and entertainment system. Whether it is for a bachelor party, a business event or a birthday party – any event becomes special. More…


Cinema „Lumos“ in Nidda

Visit the comfortable Lumos cinema in Nidda and enjoy your movie adventure on real leather seats. The first row has a leg support and the last rows have comfy couches. Many visitors enjoy the exclusivity with only 31 seats. Overall the Lumos offers 619 seats and high defintion beamers with a 3D option. A cosy lounge invites you for lingering. You can kick off or conclude your movie night with delicious burgers, crispy flatbreads, open wines, and draft beer. More…

Christmas Market Nidda

Christmas Market Nidda

Enjoy a relaxed pre-Christmas shopping tour along charmingly decorated christmas booths. In the middle of the market place you will find the big gingerbread house. Here you will smell all the traditional treats such as roasted almonds, Glühwine, hot punch and waffles. Some highlights are the real life crib, the Christmas tombola, the storyteller and the christmas choirs. An wide program, mixed with singing and a christmas chorus make this experience perfect. Especially the evening has its own winter magic and invites many visitors. More…

Local museum of Nidda

Local museum of Nidda

Behind a timbered framework façade this universal museum offers an exhibition space for industrial and local history on over 600m2. Here you will find different exhibits of local and regional history, of church and technical history, as well as several handcrafts (like a print shop, pottery, furniture and photographs) and old farming equipment and objects. Regular exhibitions about local history, lectures and also art exhibitions make a visit to the local museum always worthwhile. More…

Ice skating

Ice-skating in the Colonel-Knight-Stadion

In the health town Bad Nauheim, you can make your rounds on the ice-skating ring in the Colonel-Knight-Stadion. Small and large ice rinks guarantee fun for the whole family. Ice skates can be lend on site. Here you may turn pirouettes or try out figure skating. Or you may also try ice hockey or curling. After being active you can warm up with a cup of hot glühwine and delicious barbecue snacks in one of the cosy alpine huts. More…