Karoli Badewelt
Waldkirchen Umgebung

Attractions around Waldkirchen

Relaxation in the beautiful nature

We would like to welcome you to the beautiful Bavarian Forest town of Waldkirchen! Look forward to a few relaxing days in the midst of beautiful nature with numerous leisure activities and cultural sights in the area.

The Bavarian Forest has always been considered the ideal holiday destination for all those who want to spend their hiking holiday in the Bavarian Forest or winter holiday in the Bavarian Forest. But the Bavarian Forest offers much more than just hiking and skiing. . .
Surrounded by beautiful nature, you will find the best conditions for Nordic walking, cycling and mountain biking, golf, fishing, horseback riding and, of course, in winter, wonderful winter hiking trails in Waldkirchen and cross-country ski runs, which will make your winter holiday in Waldkirchen unforgettable.

Culture lovers are enthusiastic about the wide range of cultural offers, events, as well as sights and excursion destinations in the surrounding area.

The entrance fees for the Karoli bathing park are included for hotel guests until further notice. You will receive a coin at the reception of the Michel & Friends Hotel Waldkirchen, which is located nearby the Michel Hotel Karoli Waldkirchen, with which you can easily enter the bathing park through the bathrobe access. Facilities for changing are available on site. Please note that the Mediterraneum and the outdoor pool are closed until further notice. The swimming pool, the children's pool, the whirlpool and the saunas are available for use. Due to the Covid - and energy crisis, the conditions of use of the Karoli pool may change at short notice, or lead to a partial or total closure. On the website of the city of Waldkirchen you can find the current information: https://urlaub-in-waldkirchen.de/badepark.

Bus and group tours

The Michel & Friends Hotel Waldkirchen is situated only 28 km away from the picturesque three-river city of Passau in a very quiet location at the foot of the Chapel of Diamonds.

The incomparable panoramic view from our garden terrace shows you the beauties of the Bavarian Forest, which you can dive into immediately on footpaths and hiking trails.

You stay in light-flooded comfortable double or single rooms, enjoy your balcony or terrace and with a short way through the covered bathrobe corridor you are immediately in the connected wellness area of the Karoli Bath Park, the most modern and largest in the region. Further amenities of the house, apart from the comfort, are the fitness facilities and the sauna area as well as the extensive massage and cosmetic offer.

When you return from your excursions to the nearby glassworks, the extensive hiking day in the national park or a cultural trip like to Passau or to Krummau (CZ), our chef will spoil you with culinary delicacies from the region. But we are also happy to arrange an Italian or Bohemian evening on special request. There is room for this in our restaurant Karoli Stub'n or on the sheltered garden terrace. An unforgettable Bavarian evening with a special buffet and folkloric live music will remain unforgettable. You will see that even your guests will still be dancing at advanced hours. We will make sure that your stay is a complete success.

We would be pleased to make you a tailor-made offer. Call us at 08581 205 0 or send us an e-mail!


Hiking paradise Bavarian Forest

The two national parks Bavarian Forest and Sumava (Bohemian Forest) form the heart of the Green Roof of Europe and are the largest forest national park in Germany. Here nature is allowed to develop freely according to its own laws. On your hikes you will dive into primeval forests, which give an idea of the former primeval forests in Germany.

Here you can experience pure nature - in absolute peace and seclusion, surrounded by endless forests. In an area of 243 square kilometres, there are 320 km of well-signposted hiking trails and 170 km of cross-country skiing tracks.

Karoli Badepark, Waldkirchen

Enjoy your stay in the most beautiful and quietest elevation of the Bavarian Forest and at the same time in the middle of the sunniest area in the Michel & Friends Hotel Waldkirchen and of course in the Karoli Bathing Park. The Karoli Bathing Park is situated on an area of about 4 hectares in a prime location with a fantastic view. Here's the layout plan. From the hotel you can reach the bathing park directly and via a connecting corridor (bathrobe corridor).

The indoor swimming pool

Swimmer's pool 25 x 10 meters with a generous sunbathing area. 28 degrees water temperature. In the basement there is a children's pool, a hot whirl pool and a steam sauna.

The Mediterraneum

Salt water indoor pool and outdoor pool fed with thermal brine. Pleasant 34 to 36 degrees water temperature. The undisputed focal point presents itself as a modern, architecturally highly attractive glass building. In the 4 round pools (brine pool, warm water pool, sitting pool, story pool) you can relax in pleasantly warm thermal brine. The outdoor pool is in operation all year round. Direct access from the adjacent hotel is possible.

The outdoor swimming pool

Terraced complex with swimming pool 50 x 25 meters. The pool is solar heated and has a water temperature of around 24 degrees on pleasant bathing days. The outdoor pool is equipped with a 105 m long water slide and a wide water slide, which provide fun and excitement. In the immediate vicinity of the swimming pool there is a children's pool, a playground and 2 beach volleyball courts. The outdoor pool is only open in summer and in good weather conditions. Visit us, we look forward to seeing you!


The GC Bayerwald offers golfers an attractive 27-hole course. In a few minutes you can reach the 9-hole course Dorn (6 km away) and the 18-hole course Poppenreut (10 km away).

Golf on two courses

Both championship courses captivate with their scenic beauty and fantastic views. However, the sensitively embedded courses and extensive fairways should not be underestimated. The ascending forest and meadow terrain with impressive scenery demands the highest concentration from every golfer. What you can expect: 18-hole championship course PAR 72, 9-hole championship course PAR 72, partly covered practice facilities such as driving range, putting green, pitching and chipping green, golf school, golf shop and club rental, no tee-off times, daytime green fee, a fantastic panorama, excellently maintained fairways and greens, a varied terrain.

Excursion destinations

Waldkirchen is known for its ideal location near the border triangle, between the Danube and the Dreisessel, the three-river city of Passau (25km) and the Bavarian Forest National Park with its newest attraction - the longest treetop path in the world. Many excursion destinations can be reached quickly.

Passau and the Danube, very close to you

Enjoy the special charm of Passau on a three-river cruise. You will sail to the confluence of the Danube, Inn and Ilz and get to know Passau from its most beautiful side.

Leisure tips

Here is a small list of interesting excursion tips, let's go your big and small discoverer.
  • Adalbert-Stifter Cycle and hiking trail