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On the one hand, you’d like to give your career a boost, on the other hand, you want to enjoy life and spend your free time relaxing. What better place to do both than in a region where others go on vacation? ARBERLAND has so much to offer: an area of outstanding natural beauty that is full of opportunities, fascinating forests, varied hiking and mountain bike routes, the biggest ski area in the Bavarian Forest, ideal conditions for mountaineers looking for adventure, plus a whole lot more.

In ARBERLAND, you can expect to find quality of life and work-life balance right on your doorstep – whether it’s cycling home from work, going on a canoe trip with your family at the weekend or training for the next ARBERLAND Ultra Trail after work. The region leaves nothing to be desired when it comes to recreational and leisure time activities and back-to-nature experiences. It is not without reason that the district of Regen is one of Bavaria’s most popular vacation and day-trip destinations. People seeking rest and relaxation will find what they are looking for, as will those seeking action and new challenges. Short distances – great potential. One of the many strengths of our region.

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ARBERLAND has so much to offer when it comes to unspoiled natural landscapes and sports and leisure activities in the great outdoors. On the “ARBERLAND Bayerischer Wald” web page of the Tourism Promotion, you will find the most beautiful spots in ARBERLAND from which to start your back-to-nature adventures.


If you are seeking to be active outdoors in ARBERLAND – alone, with a friend or partner, or with the whole family – you can choose from a multitude of sports and spectacular views, for instance from one of 18 thousand-metre peaks. You will find plenty of tips and suggestions here, from mountain biking to trail running and all the way to a summer biathlon.


In the winter, ARBERLAND turns into a winter sports paradise – be it on the Arber, the Geißkopf or the Bretterschachten mountains, winter sports enthusiasts will get their money's worth. Here you will find information on the best ski resorts and great tips and advice on skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoe and winter hiking trails, along with other winter sports activities in ARBERLAND.


You can find an abundance of recreational and leisure activities, current events and the most attractive destinations for children and families on the “Kinderland ARBERLAND” website.


Our calendar of events gives details of all current events relating to culture, music, health, sports, courses, concerts, excursions and so much more in all of ARBERLAND, listed by towns.


It might not always be easy to find your way round with such an extensive and diverse range of places to visit that offer everyone from outdoor enthusiasts and culture lovers to adrenaline junkies and camping devotees what they’re looking for. That won’t be a problem with the “Freizeitführer ARBERLAND” recreation guide, thanks to its clear presentation of the numerous “ARBERLAND hotspots”.

You can order the recreation map free of charge here.


The “ARBERLAND Bayerischer Wald” website gives details of school vacation programmes organised by the municipalities in ARBERLAND.

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