Balingen is a town with a diverse, modern and attractive offer. Family friendliness and education, culture and sport - these are the focal points of an exemplary infrastructure.
In the middle of one of the sunniest areas in Germany, Balingen is located within a charming recreational area, embedded by the surrounding Balingen mountains and the Albtrauf. Exemplary developed cycling and hiking trails enable the undisturbed experience of an intact nature and picturesque landscapes. In addition to classic hiking, Nordic walking enthusiasts will find numerous suitable paths. Pilgrimage is also very popular in Balingen - the connecting path to Constance, the place of gathering and departure of the famous Jakobsweg (St. James' Way), starts here. There are ideal conditions for sporting activities such as hiking, trekking or mountain biking on the Balingen mountains and in the region.
All cyclists are welcome in Balingen and will find the right terrain for their individual requirements. In addition to many local tours, Balingen is also the transit station for the well-known Alb-Crossing.