Königstein is a community of 1800 inhabitants in the Upper Palatinate, a part of Bavaria. It is a recognised health resort. Königstein is 500 m above sea level and is located in the nature reserve Fränkische Schweiz/Veldensteiner forest, in a protected valley. It has a favourable climate.
The " Ossinger " - which is 653 m high - with its cottage is a lovely place for a hike.
is to be found in the old centre where all types of businesses can be seen: Bakers, supermarkets, butchers, hairdresser, beverages, shoes, taxi, physician, dentist, naturopathist. Many local restaurants offer a delicious and affordable lunch.