A cultural treasure chest brimming with religious splendour, artistic heritage and natural beauty, the small, spa town of Bad Tolz is an incredibly interesting place to spend a serene sojourn. Soak in the mineral enriched, medicinal spas, ascend the hillside to the town’s most alluring landmark or simply wander the verdant veins of the sprawling spa park. Home to some shining examples of Luftl paintings, artistic and architectural enthusiasts will revel in the remarkably rich culture heritage of this provincial town.
Begin your exciting exploration of the town by ascending the sloping side of the Kalviarienberg Hill, upon which the town’s visionary twin towered Baroque church reigns supreme. The pilgrimage to the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche affords hikers picturesque panoramas of lush meadows and glittering rives thus proving a holy experience. Upon the ample and sophisticated Marketstrasse, the chaste Madonna statue watches over occurrences. Here, visitors can observe elaborate examples of Luftl Paintings, decorative facades painted onto houses to give the impression of opulent columns and windows. After absorbing the aesthetic delights, wander down the tranquil banks of the River Isar to enjoy nature at its best.
Basking in the neoclassical splendour of its fabulous, Luftl-painted façade, the Museum of Local History offers guests an inspiring insight into the town’s history. Spread across five floors, exceptional exhibitions explore the history, geography and culture of the town through art collections and informative plaques. For an alternative taste of culture, catch an extremely entertaining puppet performance at the Marionettentheater¸ one of Germany’s leading puppet theatres dedicated to keeping the tradition of puppetry alive.
Those seeking clean, simple and creative cuisine in elegant surroundings and an intimate atmosphere will be enamoured with Bistro Culinario. Refining typical German classics by adding international innovation, the restaurant is guaranteed to pleasure the palate with its modern flavours, excellent wine list and stunning river views.(Amortplatz 2, 83646 Bad Tölz, Germany)