“We aim to provide our guests with the right tools to look after their health by working with them,” Patricia Opel, marketing manager of Städtische Rehakliniken in Bad Waldsee, argues. The clinic is beautifully situated surrounded by the picturesque valleys and lakes near Ulm, Friedrichshafen and Germany’s borders with Austria and Switzerland in southern Baden Württemberg. “We believe being close to natural beauty helps our guests in achieving their goals whilst staying with us,” she continues. Bad Waldsee’s connection with people seeking to improve their health goes back to the 19th century when the first practitioners took advantage of the natural settings to set up shop. Today’s clinic took shape in the 1950s, and its current form with its 500 beds and 500 employees goes back to 1973.