Embedded between the Fichtel Mountains and the Steinwald is "Rawetz", as Marktredwitz is popularly called. The European town in the Wunsiedel district impresses visitors above all with its wide-ranging leisure activities and cultural programme. Whether you enjoy hiking, cycling or visiting an exhibition – there is something for everyone in Marktredwitz: for all sport lovers, there are cycling tours on the Wallenstein Cycle Route in the German-Czech border region. Hikers can explore the the mountain ranges of the Fichtel Mountains on premium hiking trails, such as the Goldsteig or the Franconian Mountain Path. In the winter, numerous ski runs on the Kösseine and on the Luisenburg invite you to enjoy cross-country skiing.
For anyone interested in culture, the Egerland Kulturhaus offers an interesting permanent exhibition on the history of the Bavaria-Bohemia-Saxony border triangle, as well as special temporary exhibitions.
As a green oasis in the middle of Marktredwitz, the Auenpark attracts a lot of visitors, adults and children alike, in the summer to linger and relax. The Rawetzer Festival and Shooting Fair, which takes place at the end of June each year, and the Rawetzer Old Town Festival in July attract a lot of visitors from near and far.
The area around Marktredwitz also provides interesting possibilities for activities. The Rock Labyrinth guarantees a nature adventure for children and adults. The festival that takes place on the Luisenburg provides a varied open air theatre programme every year from June to August. In addition, the town is the starting point for excursions to the Bohemian spa triangle in the Czech Republic.