Hauenstein Shoe Mile is a mecca for shoes
Many people know the health resort of Hauenstein as the largest shoe village in the world. Whether pumps, ballerinas, high heels, ankle boots, wedges, open-toed heels, boots or thigh-high boots, Schuhmeile Hauenstein offers shoe lovers a huge selection of shoes in all colours and makes them go weak at the knees. Altogether, retailers along the popular shopping mile have a million pairs of shoes permanently in stock.
Shoes are simply a part of Hauenstein. Shoe production at the end of the 19th century shaped the lives of people in Hauenstein. Even today, everything in Hauenstein still revolves around footwear. Over the years, the Glass Shoe Factory, the Largest Shoe in the World, the German Shoe Museum and the Hauenstein Cobbler's Trail have established themselves as tourist hotspots. Many visitors combine shoe shopping with a short holiday.