Black Forest riverscape with trees.

Location and region: the wonderful world of Hansgrohe

Enjoy your work and leisure time in a place where other people take their holidays

Whether you end up at our head office in Schiltach or at Hansgrohe's Offenburg and Alpirsbach sites: the places and landscapes of the Black Forest offer people of all ages a good-quality lifestyle. Especially since our geographical location within the triangle of borders (Germany – France – Switzerland) is incredibly versatile. There's no need to go very far in order to enjoy cultural, wine, sailing or high-mountain tours.

Locations and leisure activities in the region

Schiltach: Hansgrohe's headquarters
Schiltach, a romantic town featuring half-timbered houses, has around 3,950 inhabitants and is located in the upper Kinzig valley in the Black Forest. It has remained virtually unchanged since the Middle Ages. Even today, Schiltach is known as the town of half-timbered houses, raftsmen and tanners. Despite its historical roots, which are visible everywhere, Schiltach is a modern town with large, global commercial operations .
Offenburg: the home of gleaming mixers
Nestled in one of the most scenic regions of the Black Forest, where culture, history and recreational activities all abound. With around 59,000 inhabitants, Offenburg is a genuine feel-good city located between the Rhine and vineyards, in the middle of the wine paradise of Ortenau. Attractive shops, cosy cafés and an atmospheric weekly market invite you to take a stroll through the historic city centre. Offenburg is situated 20 km southeast of Strasbourg (France), at the foot of the Central Black Forest.
Alpirsbach: exhibition stand construction par excellence
In the midst of the northern Black Forest is the idyllic little town of Alpirsbach, with around 6,700 inhabitants. The townscape is dominated by the monastery, which is more than 900 years old. For centuries, excellent beer has been brewed in Alpirsbach using its famous brewing water from the Black Forest - the Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu beer.
Leisure time in the region
The Hansgrohe region offers recreational options to suit every taste: its proximity to Lake Constance, France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy provides it with recreation and attractions galore. In summer and winter alike, the numerous lakes and vast forests right on the doorstep are worthwhile destinations for nature lovers and for sporty types. The Rhine Valley attracts hikers and runners, mountain bikers and water sports enthusiasts. The region also offers numerous destinations for family outings: the Europa-Park in Rust, the Black Forest Open Air Museum Vogtsbauernhof in Gutach, the world's largest cuckoo clock, Germany's highest waterfalls in Triberg and lots more.
Leisure time with your colleagues
Many Hansgrohe employees initiate and independently organise leisure activities for and with their colleagues. This demonstrates the spirit of partnership and cooperation at Hansgrohe, and proves that the concept of a family-like relationship has been firmly established at our company. You will therefore find mountain biking, running and football events, Nordic walking and road racing excursions here – for beginners and advanced alike. If you are looking for a competitive challenge and have lots of stamina, you can take part in sporting events within the region, even with your colleagues as part of a team. Do you need to work on your basic fitness? You can make use of Hansgrohe's in-house Wellness Test Centre in Schiltach. The centre has a free gym with a sauna.

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