The Altmühl Valley - Highlights
Here you can experience nature at its best, as over 100 kilometers of hiking and biking trails lead through forests and meadows. You will find many ways to enjoy nature here - from fishing to kayaking, camping or just relaxing with a boat ride.
There is a lot to discover. We have selected the best sights and cycling and hiking destinations for you:
Prunn Castle is the perfect place to spend your day. Explore the castle and its grounds and then head down to the Altmühl River to go fishing or kayaking. You can also explore the nearby town of Treuchtlingen with its many sights and stores.
Kratzmühlsee is the perfect place. The water is clean and clear, and there is plenty of space on the beach. You can swim in the lake or just sunbathe. There are also many other activities you can do here, like cycling or hiking through the nearby Altmühltal Nature Park.
The Franciscan monastery in Dietfurt has been around since the 12th century, making it one of the oldest monasteries in Bavaria. It also houses a Zen meditation house that offers daily meditations from 10 am to 12 pm. If you're interested in learning more about this practice or trying it out for yourself, stop by!
The Dollnstein Valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in Bavaria. It is also home to some of the best sightseeing destinations, including castles and churches. You can explore this area on foot or by bike - there are many trails that will take you through forests and fields. And if you're feeling adventurous, you should try our cable car!
Eichstätt market place
Eichstätt is the perfect destination for those who love history, culture and nature. The city was shaped by its past as a bishop's seat and today offers visitors a charming baroque atmosphere with many interesting facts. From museums to churches, castles to palaces, you'll find everything here waiting to be explored!
The Altmühlsee is one of the most beautiful lakes in Bavaria. It is perfect for cycling, sailing and swimming. And there are many other things to do - like hiking or relaxing on the beach. There is something for everyone at this lake!