About the Region

The German Hop Museum is located in the market town of Wolnzach, in the center of the Hallertau. Hop growing and hop culture have been shaping the landscape there for a long time. A very special area just waiting to be discovered.

Hallertau landscape from a bird's eye view

Hop Country Hallertau

The Hallertau is the world’s largest hops region. It is located in the heart of Bavaria, between Munich and Ingolstadt, Augsburg and Regensburg. The “soul of beer”, the hops, have been cultivated here for centuries.


Old view of Wolnzach town hall

the Hop Capital

Wolnzach is located in the center of Bavaria and in the heart of the Hallertau. Here you will find all the important institutions involved in German and international hop cultivation.

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Eat and Drink
in Wolnzach

Within walking distance or with a maximum of 5 minutes’ drive.
Here you will find the complete Wolnzach gastronomy offer for download.