Bad Griesbach im Rottal -- Healing Spa Resort
Location: Lower Bavarian Spa Triangle Town
Located in Bavaria, this spa resort town lies in the Danube Forest region near the border with Rottal-Inn, about 25 kilometers south-west of Passau. It is part of the Lower Bavarian Spa Triangle, which also includes Bad Fussing and Bad Birnbach. There is easy access to the resort town by train and automobile.
Business: Health and Wellness Tourism
One of the largest economic industries in Bad Griesbach is the health and wellness industry, although tourism due to the thermal waters is also an important economic industry of the town. The spa village also has a place for holding conferences and meetings. In 2007, the town renovated and converted the Kursaal to be an ideal meeting location that seats 450 people, and there are several hotels that feature conference centers.
Culture: History of Schnapps and Ore Mining
There are many beautiful buildings to see in town, especially the churches, including the ecumenical center Emmaus, a jointly built church between the Catholic diocese of Passau and the Evangelical Lutheran office of the Dean of Passau. There is a castle that features an art gallery. In the nearby Bad Griesbach Forest, visitors can visit a prehistoric iron ore-mining site. There is also a Schnapps museum in town.
Activities: One of the Largest Golf Resorts in Europe
In addition to the thermal waters in the spas, there are plenty of relaxing and rejuvenating activities to enjoy in this resort town. It features on of the largest golf resorts in Europe, with six 18-hole championship courses, three 9-hole, and two 6-hole courses. It also proclaims that it has the largest golf school in the world. There is also a fitness park in the spa, as well as many trails for hiking, Nordic Walking, biking, and horseback riding.