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wanderness in Bodenmais

Dass Sie bei uns mitten im Zentrum des Wanderparadieses Bayrischer Wald sind, müssen wir nicht extra betonen. Wir bieten Ihnen allein schon rund um Bodenmais weit über 150 km schönste Wanderwege unterschiedlichster Schwierigkeitsgrade.

Als Mitglied bei Wanderbares Deutschland e.V. bieten wir unseren Gästen einen umfassenden Service „rund um´s Wandern“ angefangen von Vorschlägen für Wanderungen, in den Sommermonaten täglich geführten Wanderungen, Lunchpaketen bei größeren Touren bis hin zur wohltuenden Massage nach einem erlebnisreichen (und anstrengenden) Tag.

Übrigens: Dank unserer aktivCARD, die bereits im Übernachtungspreis enthalten ist, können Sie Bus und Bahn kostenlos nutzen und so Ihre Touren noch vielfältiger gestalten.

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bikeness in Bodenmais


Even cyclists will enjoy a stay since on many, partly natural trails around the Great Arber they can put their skills to the test.

Therefore, especially beginners should start taking part in guided tours. Former smuggling routes particularly impress most bikers in the area around Bodenmais and are now demanding and very popular routes. The Bavarian Forest is a paradise for mountain bikers and freeriders.

But also the more leisurely cyclists we didn‚Äôt forget! You can enjoy numerous cycling trails. The Zellertaler-Skulpturen-Radweg (cycleway with several sculptures along the way) leads from Bad Kötzting via Arnbruck and Drachselsried to Bodenmais.

A new feature is the bike map of the district Regen, which we'll hand to you gladly if you're interested.

In addition the Pfeffer's offer you:

  • The Bike Garage is located at the car park, is locked and to your service for free.
  • The bike rental (Sports Weinberger) is in the immediate vicinity of our hotel!
  • Packed lunch, you plan a long bike ride, then we are happy to prepare you packed lunch.
  • The bike map is picked up for you from the Tourist Info and will be handed to you gladly if required.

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Winter time with Sport Weinberger for that we have a partner for you at hand, with over 40 years of experience.


In addition, Sport Weinberger is in the immediate vicinity of our hotel.

The Pfeffer's prepared for you various leisure activities for the winter time, to provide you a stay as interesting and pleasant as possible.

Torchlight hike

Join us through the snowy winter landscape around Bodenmais. We'll be hiking on passable ways on which we reach a campfire after about 45 minutes. There we'll have a small rest with you. After one or a few more shots of schnapps we'll start to return back.

Snowshoe Tour in & around Bodenmais or the Arber region

Before starting the tour, we'll introduce you with a lot of tips for snowshoeing. After that we will show you the most beautiful places around Bodenmais and the Arber region. We provide the needed rental equipment (snowshoes & poles). You'll just need weatherproof clothes and a backpack. If you have gaiters or own sticks, feel free to bring them with you.

Additionally the Pfeffer's offer also:

  • Ski room in the house
    to prepare and store your winter gear we have set up this room in our hotel
  • Ski School & Ski Rental
  • Ski Sevice
    perfectly groomed skis for alpine and cross-country skiing
  • Private lessons
    The best alternative for a bigger learning success for you alone, with friends or the whole family!
  • Group lessons
    For alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross-country skiing (classic and skating), for 3-4 persons i 2 hours, from 5 persons i 2.5 hours

Additionally you can take advantage of the daily ski bus, which stops in the immediate vicinity of the hotel, runs all season from Christmas to early April and provides a fast, convenient and inexpensive way to reach our snow-sure skiing and cross-country areas, the „Silberberg”, the active center, the „Bretterschachten” and the „Great Arber”. Short intervals guarantee low waiting times for skiers, cross-country skiers, bobsleigh riders, snowboarders and winter hikers.

For friends of cross-country skiing...

... awarded as the most snow reliable cross-country skiing area in Germany and named as Nordic activity center by the German Ski association. In Bodenmais you will find everything for cross country skiers. From the slope entrance at Bretterschachten, on 1120 m altitude, is an area of 114 km classical cross-country trails and 110 km of skating trails in front of your skis, which is waiting to be enjoyed by you. Superbly groomed trails, some of them from November until April, are our trademark. Whoever wants to spend their winter holiday surrounded by pure and clear nature, while doing as well for your body and soul, is right in Bodenmais. Alone you can run here on your skis through snow-covered, in the sun glittering forests and enjoy the magnificent views of the Bavarian Forest.

The family ski area for our skiers at Great Arber...

... invites with its 1456 m as the "King of the Bavarian Forest" to take long runs of all levels a. Whether family runs, Women's Track, Šumava, Bayerwald- or World Cup course, all slopes are prepared at night with the most modern snow groomers for skiers and so the pure skiing nothing stands in the way. Snowboarders on the slopes of the Great Arber also get their costs.

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From 1st March to zum 31st October

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