Waizenhofen is a village in Franconia.
Waizenhofen is a small village with around 100 inhabitants, located in, Middle Franconia (Mittelfranken), Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
German is the only language spoken here, however there are some people living there who have a good knowledge of other foreign languages like English, French, Spanish or Italian.
Most people arrive in the area by road.
Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airfield (IATA: unlisted) is a small airfield serving the community of Thalmässing and Waizenhofen and is about 45 km south of Nuremberg. Currently the airfield is used for General Aviation purposes, primarily by private pilots in ultralight aircraft and helicopters. The airport has a maintenance facility for helicopters and microlights. Charter flights can be arranged from this airport. GPS Code: EDPW, Position latitude 49.0642;longitude 11.2092
The new ICE line runs from Nuremberg to Munich and provides a rail service to the stations of Ingolstadt and Nuremberg. A bus service is provided to the region . The former railway line Greding-Thalmässing-Rothwas closed in 1974 and replaced by a bus service. The former rail bed was converted into a cycle path. See the Thalmässing article for details.
Starting from Thalmässing, buses are available. Apart from that, a walk for 20 min is enought to arrive there.
A9 motorway; exit 56 - Berlin-Munich-South Hilpoltstein junction. Junction 57 Greding.
Turn west off the E45 at Großhöbing.
The village is easily managable on foot, since it takes only about 5 min from one end to the other.
To visit is the airstrip close to Waizenhofen, the old church, different houses, farms and fields. Also the "Espan" is worth a visit.
- Paragliding is offered at the airstrip about 5 min by car away from the village.
- Skydiving Thalmässing Waizenhofen has a skydiving club Skydive Colibri based at Thalmässing-Waizenhofen Airport
There is no store in Waizenhofen, however it is possible to buy products like milk, eggs or honey at different family-owned farms.
- . A hostel with 5 bedrooms is available in the centre of the village.
- Nuernberg (40 min)
- Munich (1.5 hr)
- Berlin (6 hr)