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Welcome to Geiersthal

Situated between the tourist centres St. Englmar, Viechtach and Bodenmais the municipality Geiersthal has been opening up to tourism for decades and has become an officially recognized recreational area. Seeking recreation you will be offered a surpassing infrastructure with more than 100 km of signposted hiking trails, lots of playgrounds for children, several tennis courts, a sports hall, asphalt alleys for active visitors (where you can do sports as eg. bowling etc.) and you can choose from a wide range of accommodation: B&B, farms, guesthouses and hotels.


 The rediscovered castle ‘Altnußberg’ was Bavaria’s largest excavation site for years. Special attractions are the reconstructed castle tower and the attached castle museum. In the castle tavern convivial evening are arranged every Thursday (starting at 7 pm) during the summer months July and August. Tours through the castle grounds and the castle museum with Audio Guides.


Castle Altnußberg



Further sights:

The Church St. Margaretain Geiersthal is worth seeing because of its frescoes in the late Gothic choir.  The lovely little park being situated directly in the village centre also invites you to stay and rest on its benches.

Kirche ,,St. Magareta 



Good reasons for spending your holidays in Geiersthal:

You will find an abundance of cosy and comfortable places to stay, in picturesque landscape, with friendly hosts and at an excellent price-/performance ratio.  You can get to the nearby tourist centres St. Englmar, Zwiesel and Bodenmais, visit the Arber (highest mountain of the Bavarian Forest) or go on an excursion to the nearby National Park ‘Bavarian Forest’. We will be happy to send you also a brochure about Geiersthal! Please complete and submit our online inquiry form for brochures.  

You will find some information about current events in our entertainment guide and also the weather forecast showing you the weather in Geiersthal at the moment and for the next days.


Information and Rooms for rent: 


Gemeinde Geiersthal
Rathausstr. 5,
94244 Geiersthal
Tel. 0049 9923 / 8415-11
Fax 0049 9923 / 8415-30

Opening times:
Mon to Fri 8.00 - 12.00 am
Mon and Thu 1.30 - 5.00 pm