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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Altmuhltal, Bavaria your home away from home

Altmuhltal is a delightfully unspoilt village in the region of Upper Bavaria. Situated where the Altmuhl River joins the Danube it is very peaceful and pastoral, making it the perfect base for a holiday rental in Bavaria. Riverside villages are surrounded with pastures of grazing animals beneath limestone cliffs which are topped with the ruins of mediaeval castles.

Things to Do in Altmuhltal, Bavaria

Most visitors enjoy the excellent hiking and cycling trails around their Altmuhltal holiday rentals. The Altmuhltal Nature Park in particular provides excellent traffic free areas for enjoying the natural countryside and wildlife. The thermal baths at Treuchtlingen and Altmuhltherme are well worth a visit to sample the restorative healing spa waters. Those interested in fossils can try unearthing some at the public quarry where many have been found. Of course the Bavarian food and beer is renowned and there are many breweries in the area around your Altmuhltal holiday rental which offer tours.

Places to Visit Around Altmuhltal, Bavaria

The nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of restored Roman watchtowers is well worth a visit for those who enjoy history. At Weissenburg in the nature park are the largest Roman baths in Bavaria, now completely reconstructed. The Roman Museum there has a rich treasure trove of Roman antiquities including processional masks and silver tablets which were only discovered in 1979. Nearby Pappenheim has a hilltop castle complete with torture chambers and a hunting museum. To the east of your Altmuhltal holiday home is the elegant town of Eichstatt. The 14th century Willibald Castle has a gleaming white façade and an excellent botanical garden. Also of historical interest, just down the river at the mediaeval town of Essing is Randeck Castle and Europe’s longest wooden bridge so there is plenty to keep visitors busy in this lovely area.

Weather in Altmuhltal, Bavaria

Holiday rental homes in Upper Bavaria have sunny summers with showers and average temperatures reaching 23°C (73°F) in July and August. During the summer the area has an average 8 hours of sunshine per day which drops to 2 hours on average during the winter months. Winters are cold with daytime highs averaging -5°C (23°F)with plenty of snow for winter sports from November to April.

Travel to Altmuhltal, Bavaria

The nearest airport serving holiday rentals in Altmuhltal in Bavaria is Munich (MUC) International airport which is 65 km away. It is served by many airlines including BMI Baby, British Airways and budget airline easyJet, from most major cities in the UK. A car is recommended for staying in this area and for exploring the region.

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                                                                                                      We has a lovely time staying at this property. The hosts are charming and helpful. There is plenty of parking and a lovely garden to use. We enjoyed walking out across the road to stroll down by the river. It is very peaceful here. Locally are pretty towns and great history and landscapes. I especially liked Weissenberg. A thoroughly wonderful place to unwind.
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Interesting history in the area and great scenery

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                                                                                                      Interesting history in the area and great scenery
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2016