"Hof – the top of Bavaria" is what people from Hof like to say about their hometown. It doesn't matter if you’re looking for Hof on a map, talking about the topographic height, or speaking metaphorically – the result stays the same. But don't be fooled by the romantic Biedermeier facades: today these historic settings are venues for exciting sporting and cultural events or for a relaxing day of shopping, as well as delightful hours with delicacies that are typical for Hof.
This town is well known for the Hof International Film Festival, the Hof Theater, and the Hof Symphony Orchestra. However, Theresienstein, a romantic and dreamy park and one of the most beautiful ones in Germany, has also established an international reputation.
From here on, it’s only a few steps to the vibrant town center with its many shops and department stores. It is situated on a hill near the Saale, the river in Hof, and attracts visitors as well as locals to shop and enjoy: The Hof is well known for producing the best kinds of sausages, which you can take, together with freshly baked bread, as provisions on a trip.
Every season has its own appeal. No matter if you’re just passing through, want to stay in Hof, or are planning a tour of the region to see the magnificent scenery with its lakes and low mountain ranges in the surrounding area.