Bad Worishofen is a picturesque spa town where you can bathe in mineral-rich waters and indulge in traditional hydrotherapy treatments. There’s something for everyone, from serene adults-only spas to family-friendly pools. The town centre will charm you with its Bavarian-style architecture and flower-filled gardens.
Things to do in Bad Woerishofen
The mineral-rich waters of Bad Worishofen have been coveted since ancient times. With around 2,200 mg of mineralisation per litre, the water is extracted from more than 1,000 metres below ground and offer incredible therapeutic qualities. Even if you don’t have any injuries or ailments, a soak in the spas of Bad Worishofen will leave you feeling rejuvenated.
A Catholic priest named Sebastian Kneipp developed the first hydrotherapy treatments in the 1800s, and many are still used to treat ailments such as muscle tension, joint pain and osteoporosis. The Sebastian Kneipp Museum occupies a historic convent and charts the legacy of the celebrated hydrotherapy doctor.
Many hotels offer on-site spas where you can enjoy traditional hydrotherapy treatments in a tranquil environment. The Therme Bad Wörishofen complex is just outside the town centre features eight heated indoor pools surrounded by lush, palm-filled gardens. You’ll also find saunas, vitality baths and waterslides for kids.
Kurpark Bad Woerishofen will enchant you with its beautiful rose gardens and sections dedicated to fragrant herbs and medicinal plants. Stroll along the winding paths and stop to bathe your feet and hands in the cold water baths inspired by centuries-old hydrotherapy practices. For a longer walk, explore trails in the Kneipp-Waldweg hiking area.
Getting around Bad Woerishofen
Bad Worishofen is compact and easy to get around on foot. Rental cars offer the freedom to explore the Unterallgäu district and visit surrounding sights and attractions at your own pace. The town is a one-hour drive from Munich and 1.5 hours from Munich International Airport.