Landscapes & Regions
Great and varied
The Danube region in Germany offers great and varied landscapes. In one area the Danube is surrounded by rocks, in another area, the landscape is characterized by meadows and fields. Furthermore, one of Germanys largest alluvial forest areas is located near the Danube. Not to mention the numerous natural phenomenons like the seepage of the Danube or the breakthrough of the Danube.
The Alb-Donau-Kreis (district) is a real experience for active people. Nature along the Danube up until the Swabian Alb. Discover the interior of the earth by exploring deep caves. Follow the traces of the Stone Age people and take a look at the worldwide oldest artworks. Look into the blue ...
Two sceneries shape the region: the river landscape along the Danube, Isar and Vils with broad meadows and fields. Furthermore, the first mountains of the Bavarian Forest. Starting from the river valleys, the Bavarian Forest mountains extend as a green band along the horizon. Many viewpoints ...
Our recreation area lies amidst the nature park Upper Danube between the romantic Young Danube Valley and the mountain ranges of the Heuberg. Active travellers, art-lovers, as well as those seeking relaxation will not be disappointed.
Where are the highest mountains of the Swabian Alb located? In the "Donaubergland". Where do you find the "Swabian Grand Canyon"? Right, the Upper Danube Valley in the "Donaubergland"! The Donaubergland is one of the most scenic regions at the young Danube. During the course of the soft bends ...
Discover the “Ferienland Donau-Ries” and enjoy the unique nature and culture. The “Ries”, which was caused 14.5 million years ago by the impact of a meteorite, is one of the most important German Geoparks. Furthermore, the “Ferienland Donau-Ries” is shaped by the rivers Danube and ...
Romantic river valleys and steep rock faces, broad hop gardens and green forests characterize the varied landscapes in the heart of Bavaria, the region around Kelheim, Riedenburg and Abensberg in the Landkreis Kelheim (district). The unique natural landscapes are best discovered on foot or by ...
The Landkreis Neu-Ulm (district) is characterized by accurate signposted cycle and hiking routes, which makes it an ideal destination in the Bavarian-Swabian region. The triangle between the rivers Danube an Iller, near the cathedral of Ulm, offers plenty of opportunities to escape your everyday ...
The adventure region Neuburg-Schrobenhausen with two attractive cities and their surrounding invites you to discover, experience and enjoy. The old residence city Neuburg/Danube with its distinctive four-winged castle and the historical old town, one of the best-preserved renaissance and ...
Visitors to the diverse holiday region of Straubing-Bogen have a treat in store: the wonderful and fascinating Bavarian Forest. This nature park offers hilly and wooded terrain, both of which are perfect for walking, and it also runs alongside the the Danube valley. Its attractions include ...
As far back as the 8th century, Emperor Charlemagne had the idea of linking the river systems between the North Sea and the Black Sea. This dream became a reality in 1992 with the opening of the Main-Danube canal between Bamberg and Kelheim. The canal offers a wealth of diversity along its ...
Discover the “Naturpark Altmühltal” with its sunny juniper heaths, calm forests, rough rocks and green riverbanks. Enjoy the nature, by exploring the “Altmühltal cycle route”, which is flat, far off the road traffic and leads along the river “Altmühl”. Hikers love the ...
In the varied holiday region Upper Swabia and “Württembergisches Allgäu”, between the Danube and Lake Constance, the best comes together. Unique moor landscapes, baroque churches, monasteries and castles, beautiful small towns and rural idyll, a number of bathing lakes and pleasant spas. ...
“The Danube gives you wings and stimulates. As a landscape painter, lifeline, bridge builder, architect and art-minded.” That’s how Constanze Müller describes the river in her book “The Bavarian-Austrian Donauengtal”. The course of the Danube shapes the region around the “Three ...
The “Landkreis Regensburg” (district) offers a Danube experience around the UNESCO world heritage city of Regensburg and fascinates by scenic variety with river valleys, cultural monuments, castle ruins and a small wine region. You will find impressive treasures, that are especially located ...
The “Young Danube” is a mighty river with an impressive history starting its long journey in the south-west of the Swabian Alb. Throughout thousands of years, the Danube dug itself a deep riverbed. The emperors, kings and princes meanwhile moved in the opposite direction, by building their ...
Swabian Danube Valley
“Holidays along the water”. That is a fitting claim for most of the “Swabian Danube valley”. The Danube forms the centre, but that’s not all. Numerous cycle routes stretch along the river cycle paths of Kammel, Mindel, Günz, Brenz, Egau and Zusam. More Water is provided by the lake ...