Hiker on their way at the Altmühltal Panorama Path
Lovely villages at the Naturpark Altmühltal
Making a break with excellent view at the river Altmühl
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Altmühltal-Panorama Path

Bavaria at its most beautiful.

On your walk along the Altmühltal-Panorama path steep jaggered Dolomite-rocks, sun-kissed juniper heaths, soft river valleys and extensive forests will line your way. The nature park ‚Altmühltal’ is also mainly know for its romantic scenery and hence predestined for a comfortable week of walking amidst unspoilt nature. On top of that you come across a landscape steeped in history and culture: impressive ramparts, reconstructed forts and spectacular treasure troves are testimony to Celtic and Roman times. Castles  and palaces built by nobility, magnificent churches and monasteries built by prince-archbishops. In the Altmühltal valley you will also enjoy many culinary delights: from tasty saussage specialities all the way to the local hops in the shape of numerous delicious beers.

Walking

Walking
  • 5 Days / 4 Nights
  • Self-guided tour
Franziska Schwaiger
Franziska Schwaiger
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Itinerary

The idyllic little Altmühl-town Treuchtlingen is situated in the centre of the nature park ‚Altmühltal’, the second biggest Nature Park in Germany. We recommend you seize the first day and relax in the well-known Altmühl-Thermal Spa.

Hotel (example): Stadthof

With views onto the river Altmühl meandering through the valley you continue via the ‚Devil’s Pulpit’ towards Medieval Pappenheim. You descend again to the river Altmühl via the viewpoint Hollerstein and continue leisurely along the course of the river to your Day Finish, where you are greeted by the impressive castle, seat of the former ‚Reichserbmarschälle’-marshals.

Hotel (example): Sonne

approx. 4 hours
14 km
310 m
320 m

Via an high-altitude path with great views you walk over to Solnhofen, the mining place of the well-known Solnhofer limestone slabs and site of over 140 million-year-old fossils. Soon after an amazing and very popular photo opportunity awaits: the nature monument ‚Twelve Apostles’, steep limestone rocks embedded in juniper heaths. The route leads you to Dollnstein into the primeval Danube valley. 

Hotel (example): Kirchenschmied

approx. 5 to 6.5 hours
25 km
510 m
500 m

You pass the Geo-monument ‚Burgsteinfelsen’ and continue through forests and juniper heaths and later on on a mountain path with great views all the way to Eichstätt. With Willibalds castle towering over this diocesan town, it is a complete Baroque work of art with prestigious buildings as well as dreamy little alleyways.

Hotel (example): Adler

approx. 5 hours
15 km
360 m
340 m

Tour character

The terrain is easy and you walk on well-maintained walking paths. For each daily tour a good basic fitness level is required. Technically the tours are easy and can be mastered without any difficulties. For longer parts shortcuts by foot or by public transport are possible.

Prices and events

All data at a glance
Season 1
Apr 7, 2018 - May 25, 2018
Sep 17, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
daily
Season 2
May 26, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Aug 20, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
daily
Season 3
Jun 23, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
daily
Altmühltal-Panorama Path 5 days, DE-ATWTE-05X
Base price
Surcharge single room
285,00
77,00
315,00
77,00
335,00
77,00

Category: mid range hotels and inns

Season 1
Apr 7, 2018 - May 25, 2018
Sep 17, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
Season 2
May 26, 2018 - Jun 22, 2018
Aug 20, 2018 - Sep 16, 2018
Season 3
Jun 23, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
Treuchtlingen
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Eichstätt
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
54,00
71,00
60,00
90,00
54,00
71,00
64,00
94,00
54,00
71,00
64,00
94,00

Services and infos

  • 4 overnight stays, breakfast included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Carefully elaborated route descriptions
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • GPS-Data is available
  • Service-Hotline

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • Train journey to Treuchtlingen and only a short walk to the start-hotel.
  • Parking: limited number of hotel parking spaces EUR 5 per day, no reservation possible. Parking spaces at Treuchtlingen train station free of charge.
  • Return by train to Treuchtlingen, from Kelheim (by bus to Kelheim-Saal) approx. 2.5 hours (1x change trains) and from Beilngries approx. 2 hours (1x change trains) and from Eichstätt approx. 30 minutes.

Notes

  • Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site
  • Travel by public transport to shorten the daily hikes, optional
Franziska Schwaiger
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Franziska Schwaiger, Costumer service

Ratings

4.8 of 5 Stars (6 Ratings)
5 stars
Martina H. DE | 12.05.2018
Sehr schöne Wanderstrecke
5 stars
Heidrun Mattner DE | 17.07.2017
Hervorragend ausgezeichneter Wanderweg
Schöner Wanderweg mit Höhen und Tälern. Bei sehr warmen Wetter waren die Passagen durch die Wälder angenehm.
5 stars
Thomas Eichner DE | 24.06.2017
Jederzeit wieder!
Sehr schöne Wanderung bei perfekter Organisation.
5 stars
Olaf Geflitter DE | 12.08.2016
Außergewöhnliche Ausblicke
Sehr schöne Landschaft mit wunderschönen Ausblicken ins Altmühltal. Gute Unterkünfte mit freundlichem Service und toller Küche. Wanderungen teils sehr anspruchsvoll.
5 stars
Andreas Pfitzner DEUTSCHLAND | 15.06.2016
Bleibendes Erlebnis
Meine Wanderreise an der Altmühl von Treuchtlingen über Pappenheim, Dollnstein nach Eichstätt wird mit noch lange in Erinnerung bleiben. Klar, ich hatte Glück mit dem Wetter, was nicht unbedeutend ist. Doch alle Reiseziele, die Begegnungen mit den Menschen in den Orten und auf den gemeinsamen Wegen waren sehr interessant und bereichernd. Der Altmühl-Panoramaweg ist nur zu empfehlen!
4 stars
Werner Weinreben DE | 02.06.2016
Sehr schöne Wanderreise
Reiseunterlagen sehr gut. Beschilderung der Wege gut erkennbar. Wege aufgrund von Forstarbeiten an einigen Abschnitten schlecht passierbar. Landschaft sehr schön.
Elisabeth Stadler
Elisabeth Stadler answered:
Lieber Herr Weinreben, herzlichen Dank für Ihr Feedback! Wir sind stets in Kontakt mit den örtlichen Tourismusverbänden um möglichst schnell über kurzfristige Wegsperrungen informiert zu sein und unsere Gäste vorab informieren zu können. Sollte dies einmal nich gelingen, sind wir sehr dankbar für Ihr Feedback, um möglichst schnell reagieren zu können!

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