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Where is Bad Staffelstein?

The German town of Bad Staffelstein lies in the Bavarian district of Upper Franconia. Bad Staffelstein sits at the “Bayerischen Porzellanstraße” (Bavarian Porcelain Route) an it is also called the “Garden of God at Obermain”. It covers an area of 99.39 km² and is home to 10,389 people. The southern region of Germany is filled with history, amazing landscapes, and landmarks such as Vierzehnheiligen Basilica built by Balthasar Neumann. The most popular destination is Staffelberg Mountain

How high is the Staffelberg mountain?

Bad Staffelstein is located at an altitude of 272 m a.s.l. and its 39 communities sit on both sides of the river Main, the town centre can be found on the eastern bank. 539m Staffelberg is the local mountain. Its name derives from the distinctive terraces, so- called “Staffeln” providing an impressive view of the history of the Earth. On the western bank of the river Main you find Eierberge Mountains (451m).

How is the weather in Bad Staffelstein?

The climate in Bavaria is moderate, meaning that the weather is very varied. The summer is hot with lots of rain, whereas the winter is cold with lots of snow. The region attracts many hikers and climbers during the summer months. Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend. Our live webcams also provide information about available rooms and hotels in Bad Staffelstein. Download our app on your smartphone and you will always be informed.

How big is the wellness area of Therme Obermain in Bad Staffelstein?

Bad Staffelstein is a true spa paradise, featuring 25 indoor and outdoor pools on 3,000m², a swimming lake, wellness and relaxation offers and free activity programmes and a specially designated kids’ area.  Obermain Spa  is one of the hottest and strongest thermal springs; its salty water has regenerating, vitalizing, relaxing, nurturing and healing effects for body and soul.  Together with Rehabilitationsklinik Lautergrund and Schön Klinik, Obermain Therme Bad Staffelstein is one of Germany’s most famous spas, attracting people from all over Europe. 

What to do in Bad Staffelstein?

The Upper Franconian town of Bad Staffelstein boasts a picturesque town centre, a historic old town with tower, a medieval townhall and market square. The gastronomic offer is varied ranging from homemade food to fancy gourmet dinners. In good weather do not miss to visit one of the beer gardens, offering fine and exclusive types of beer. The baroque “Banz Monastery” and “Staffelsteiner Dreigestirn” with a very impressive pilgrimage church are a must for every visitor.  The region features many waymarked hiking and walking routes and tours leading through the idyllic landscape of Obere Maintal. Families love the 6.3 km trail up Staffelberg. Riffelkranz, usually closed for hikers, features some climbing routes. Explore the south of Germany by bike along the 5* Main biking trail through romantic valleys. 

Bad Staffelstein is an all-year round swimming paradise. In the summer relax at one of the numerous swimming lakes. “Aqua Riese” offers fun and sport for the whole family with indoor and outdoor pools, waterslide, waterfall, and lots more. Sailing, surfing, or canoeing is possible on the lakes and rivers around Bad Staffelstein. Explore Bavarian nature on the 60km Obermain canoeing trail. Anglers will be thrilled by the great fishing opportunities.  

Bad Staffelstein is the perfect holiday destination combining recreation, wellness, and sports. Hotel offers are designed to cater for a wide variety of tastes. In case you do not want to stay in a hotel, the modern camping ground is the perfect alternative. Check out our webcams providing info about the most beautiful hotels of the region

How to get to Bad Staffelstein?

Bad Staffelstein is about 90 km from the city of Nurnberg, 31 km from Bamberg and Würzburg is a 11/2-hour drive. Bad Staffelstein can easily be reached by train from Munich or Frankfurt.