Attractions and sights, sports and leisure activities, Shore excursion to the highest mountain of Hesse with flight school, also called the mountain of the airmen

- Destination Wasserkuppe -

Mountain of the airmen

Sights and attractions

Sports and leisure activities

The Largest kite and para glider flight school at the water dome Parking with altitude air for many visitors

Here you can see para gliders on the water dome, as they float silently through the air and then land softly again. It is beautiful to see how they glide from all wind directions in the valley.
Relaxation for the whole family, the water dome, a popular destination for big and small.

Information and products related to the Rhone Gliders of all types and technical development

The information center Rhone, directly on top of the water dome when gliding field. It offers numerous tourists and travelers with comprehensive information about the Rhone. On the right, the entrance to Gliding Museum with its 100-year history of gliding.

Landmark in memory of the fallen pilots of World War I Gondolas sweep with gravity 300 meters along the route

On the flyer monument one has a very good view of the mountains and valleys of Rhone. It was built on the fallen pilots of World War I in 1923 as a memorial. On the right of the so-called witches' broom. It sweeps with 2 persons, a 300-meter-long track along.

Documentation of the flight sporting and military history of the water dome The Fulda source, on the highest mountain of Hesse

The last still existing radome is to be used in the near future for tourism and air sports. The Fulda source is located on the opposite-side of the street of the parking lot.

Start with the balloon is in Oberwildflecken Hot air balloon went down to the mountain torrent sense

Ballooning in dizzying heights, try it out. Foerstina hot air balloon flew back then too low and had to land between wild spots and Bad Brueckenau.

On this toboggan run, you can even race go down to the valley From the valley station it goes over an automatic lift system to start

On the double summer toboggan run, they can at a speed up to 40km / h, go down into the valley. The Rhonebob is an all-weather toboggan run, the kids will be thrilled.

Equipment for a downhill ride with 4 to 6 persons On rails guided departure

To guided on rails chairlift called As-Lie. He has room for 4-6 persons and it will take them a great downhill back up the mountain.

Airfield with takeoff and landing places for sailing and motor aircraft For aviation enthusiasts an interesting destination with a 100-year old history of gliding

The airfield, with motor aircraft and gliders, you fancy a sightseeing flight? On the highest mountain in the Rhone, the mountain of the flyer, the pilots of the air lifts romp. The oldest flight school in the world was founded in 1924 on the water dome.

-skiing and tobogganing-

Ski slopes and downhill slopes Paradiso lift, Abtsroda lift, Maerchenwiesen lift, panoramic lift

There are ski lifts and trails for winter sports. Thanks floodlit they can to into the night skiing.

Cheap tourist restaurant A cozy cabin next to the toboggan run

In the Fairytale meadows hut, they are good and cheap food. Well here is taken care of for her Creature Comforts. The cottage is located next to the toboggan runs and ski lifts.

Restaurant Free-fall slide

The New Fairytale meadows hut, has opened in summer and in winter. Tired hikers can settle down here and relax with delicious food and drinks. A playground for children with a hell chute is quite close.

High ropes course Gondola for 2 people

The climbing forest on the water dome with 8 different courses, from simple climbing exercises near the ground, to challenging climbing elements in 8 m in height.
In a gondola for 2 persons, you sweep with the witches broom, on a 300m long stretch through the forest.