Custom Search

Your Travel Guide for Bavaria - Germany
Prepared by: international trading company
136 West Main Street
Welland ON, L3C 5A2, Canada
Tel. 905-788-3577
E-Mail: I have severe hearing problems - please contact me by e-mail

German flag, tourist guide for Bavaria, Germany, tourism
Explore the Eichstätt Region
Upper Bavaria
Germany, Tourism, Travel Guide
Bavaria, tourism, travel guide

ensign Eichstätt Region

Map Eichstätt Region:

You will see the name "Naturpark Altmühltal" very often. This name expresses the fact that the environment of this area is protected.
Many people protested when the "Main Donau Kanal" was finally constructed. This canal connects the rivers Main and Danube. Don't miss seeing the canal when you are here.
You will find castles and ruins and many other links back to the history of this region.
If you are interested, you can visit many remains from the time when the Romans ruled here. For example, visit the fortress "Castra Vetoniana" in Pfünz. It has been partly restored. If you are fortunate enough an event maybe happening when you are here. An authentic reenactment which brings this time back.

Castra Vetoniana - many thanks to "Mediatus" and Wikipedia

marching Romans
The Romans are coming to join a fight!
fighting Romans
The Romans doing business!

One of the ruins in Altmannstein - many thanks to "KBWEi" and Wikipedia

The castle in Kipfenberg - many thanks to "Usien" and Wikipedia

One of the rocks typical for the region - many thanks to "Rensi" and Wikipedia

A monument in Denkendorf to celebrate the friendship with Moscow - many thanks to "Hans Hauer" and Wikipedia

I had to check Wikipedia for details .The friendship stated in 1980 when a delegation visited Moscow. Free beer and a concert of with Bavarian music on the "Red Square". opened the hearts.
A year later the Russians came for a visit to Denkendorf to seal the new friendship.
A highlight was when Michail Gorbatschow and his wife Raissa visited Denkendorf in July 1993.
The monument was created by the Russian sculptor Dmitri Rjabitchev.

The Altmühl - many thanks to "buecherfresser" and Wikipedia

I think that the "Altmühltal" (valley of the river Altmühl) and the region of Eichstätt are not as well known as they should be.
Elizabeth and I loved to visit this area and to enjoy it's tranquillity, it's castles and all the picturesque villages.
We watched groups of bicyclists passing by, the boaters, and people just relaxing.
These are only a few things that you can do in this region. There is so much to see and to experience.
You can collect fossils of animals and plants or see them in museums; all are millions of years old. 150 million years ago the Altmühl region was the coast of an ocean. The most unique pieces can be seen in local museums in Eichstätt, Schernfeld-Harthof and Mörnsheim-Maxberg.
Accommodation is available for very reasonable rates. Just check with a tourist office or check out places that you see when traveling by. Ask for the areas in which you can search for your own fossil.

The "Altmühl" valley

The "Altmühl" valley

Don't expect to find all the hotel chains that you are familiar with.
Most businesses are privately operated and if you stay in a "Gasthof" a real continental breakfast is normally always included in the price.
Ask to see the room first - man people do that before they book.
Be aware that all taxes are included in the offered prices. Only in certain hot spots for tourism a daily "Kurtaxe" (visitor's tax) will be charged in addition.

Fossil displayed in a museum

Watch the video "Böhming im Altmühltal":

Werben Sie in unseren Seiten! Gut für Fluggesellschaften, Reiseversicherungen, Banken, Reisebüros! Leider gingen fast alle unserer eigenen Bilder von Bayern bei einem Einbruch verloren! Wir sind eine kanadische Firma.

Watch our video: "Ontario, Werben Sie bei uns, Advertise in our Internet travel guides"

Watch the video: "Web design company in Welland, Ontario, Canada"

Werbung in unserem englischen Internet-Reiseführer für Thüringen

international press card, internationaler Presseausweis
Administrate Region
More Administrate Regions
Links to come
Upper Franconia
Middle Franconia
Lower Franconia
More Travel Guides in English
Visit the beautiful state of Thuringia in Germany
Visit the province of Ontario in Canada
Visit and explore Newfoundland-Labrador
web design in English and German
cookie, springerle, molds, on-line sales
searchable data base for tourism Germany
Weather Network
Many thanks for the great service
Teccem, specialty lubricants, fluorinated oils, greases and much more
Toyota Prius Van, experience, driving, Video,  enjoyable, fuel consumption, rating, what to know
Visit the Tatzelwurm - named after a dragon
please browse through our store. We will add some specials
More peaceful sections will be added!