Glen Dimplex Thermal Solutions in Kulmbach City with view on Plassenburg image


At home in Kulmbach.

With around 800 employees at the Kulmbach and Sonneberg sites, GDTS is one of the biggest employers in the region. The district of Kulmbach lies in the heart of Upper Franconia, between the Franconian Forest, the Fichtel Mountains, Franconian Switzerland and Obermaintal. Kulmbach is currently home to around 26,000 residents.

Mountains, brewers & bikers: What makes Kulmbach so special.

The landmark of the city – the Plassenburg – is one of the most impressive mountain ranges in Europe and a popular excursion destination thanks to numerous cultural attractions and a variety of museums. Kulmbach is famous for its varied brewing and beer culture and boasts a reputation as the “secret capital of beer” around the world. Fixed dates in the Kulmbach event calendar are the beer festival with more than 120,000 guests, the old town festival and the motorbike rally.

mountainbiking hobbies in kulmbach image

Hiking in Franconian Switzerland near Kulmbach image

Relaxation right outside your front door.


Why drive for hours to relax? In Kulmbach, your holiday can begin right in front of your door. Because, in addition to outstanding career opportunities, Kulmbach also offers a varied range of leisure activities.

Whether mountain biking or hiking after work (e.g. on the main cycle path), a shopping trip in the city or a short trip to near-by cities. All of this is available right outside your front door.

The motorway link means that you can travel to Bayreuth (approx. 25 min.), Bamberg (approx. 45 min.), Nuremberg (1.5 hours.) or Munich (2.5 hours) in no time.

Welcome to Kulmbach.


The issue that is becoming an ever increasing problem in major cities is a real advantage here: finding a lovely apartment or house is no problem at all and the general costs of living are comparatively low (rent/m² approx. 5-7 Euro vs. city approx. 16-18 Euro).

Find a new home: Kulmbach property market

Kulmbach city image