Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 46 out of 50 hikers


  • Explorer

    The Altmühlsee is part of the Franconian Lake District. A variety of sports leisure activities are possible. The infrastructure is very well developed.

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    • September 21, 2015

  • Heinz

    Surrounded by a ring dam lake - in the wide valley of the upper Altmühl, northwest of Gunzenhausen - is ideal for swimming, sailing, surfing and enjoying. In the season, the excursion ship "MS Altmühlsee" connects the leisure centers on the shore. For hikers and cyclists there is a flat riverside path that opens up the lake in all its beauty.With the lagoon-like bird island in the northern area of ​​the lake has one of the most important protected areas for migratory birds in Bavaria. Visitors can explore these through an informative nature trail.Source:

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    • February 15, 2016

  • Thomas E

    The Altmühlsee is not unjustifiably a huge tourist attraction. Both the water sports enthusiasts and those seeking relaxation here many options are offered.

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    • July 1, 2018

  • De Woodle

    Very nice circular walk around the lake.

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    • July 10, 2018

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Best Hikes that include the Highlight ‘Altmühlsee’

Location: Gunzenhausen, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Altmühltal, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation470 m

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