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Attractions in the Altmühltal

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in the Altmühltal. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Altmühltal is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in the Altmühltal

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    Altmühlsee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Altmühlsee is a real highlight, both for cyclists and for water sports enthusiasts. There is a nice bike path around the lake around, also invites the lake for swimming, …

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    Holzbrücke „Tatzlwurm“

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    The wooden bridge near Essing is a strap bridge that leads pedestrians and cyclists across the Main-Danube Canal at Essing near Kelheim. Built after seven years of planning in 1986, …

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    Kloster Weltenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The venerable monastery is very impressive and it has something to drink, if you have a beer from the oldest (!) Monastic brewery in the world. It is difficult to …

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    Riedenburg

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    The small village of Riedenburg has a beautiful town center. It is ideal for a break in the cafés or you can improve your supplies in the supermarket.

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    Naturschutzgebiet Klamm

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    The nature reserve Klamm is a rocky ridge high above the Altmühltal. On stone steps, along wire rope railings and over wooden bridges, you can once walk along the back. …

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    Kloster Weltenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The monastery Weltenburg goes back to a foundation around the year 600 and until today live here still Benediktinermönche. In the historic rock cellar you can learn all about the …

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    Schloss Prunn

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle perched high on a rock and looks so completely invincible, an eye-catcher!

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    8

    Eichstätt Marktplatz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The market square was the center of the Eichstatt town, which developed in the Middle Ages between the cathedral and the St. Walburg monastery.

    The parish church once stood here, …

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    Neuburg an der Donau

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    The Danube and the historic old town characterize Neuburg on the Danube. Even from afar, the magnificent castle facade with two distinctive round towers can be seen. Neuburg's most brilliant …

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    10

    Kratzmühlsee

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    Great lake. In the immediate vicinity is the Museum of Technology, including an old cobbler workshop and a historic printing house.

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    Trockenhänge bei Dollnstein

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    The dry slopes at Dollnstein are part of a nature reserve. The imposing Burgsteinfelsen is one of the most famous rocks of the Altmühltal. The 45 meter high rock is …

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    Befreiungshalle Kelheim

    Hiking Highlight

    The Liberation Hall, which towers over Kehlheim on Michelsberg, can be seen from afar. It is not located directly on the Panoramaweg, but since it starts or ends directly in …

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    13 Aposteln

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The geological subsoil of the “Twelve Apostles” is formed by the thick-banked layered limestone of the Treuchtlingen marble, a type of rock from the White Jura. So-called “sponge limestones” developed …

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    Die „Zwölf Apostel”

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Twelve Apostles Rocks are a particularly impressive example of rock clearings in the Altmühltal. A canoe tour on the Altmühl from Solnhofen to Dollnstein offers a special view of the rock group "Zwölf Apostel".

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    Schloß Arnsberg

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    The complex consists of the ruins of the main castle with the stump of the Romanesque keep and the spacious outer bailey with a medieval moat, bering and castle gate …

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    Dietfurt

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Dietfurt is a closed, beautiful place with a Franciscan monastery and an attached meditation house (Zen meditation), a Qigong path, a small museum in the Holler House on prehistory and …

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    Felsentor Unteremmendorf

    Hiking Highlight

    A natural rock gate spans the trail here in the middle of the forest - an impressive natural spectacle.

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    Auf der Langen Wand

    Hiking Highlight

    A boat trip on the Danube is well worth it and in Weltenburg monastery one is rewarded with a good beer for it.

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    Beilngries

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The city of Beilngries is located in the middle of the Altmühl Valley Nature Park and directly on the Main-Danube Canal. A breath of the south blows through the streets …

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    Burg in Pappenheim

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    When visiting the beautiful old town of Pappenheim, with its interesting buildings e.g. "Old castle", you should definitely plan the time to visit the castle.

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