Donaueschingen Travel Tips

Nature and culture in Donaueschingen

In and around the picturesque town of Donaueschingen, there are many opportunities to enjoy nature on foot or by bike, on horseback or skies. It is one of the world's largest hiking destinations. Donaueschingen hosts the 2nd largest international equestrian competition in Germany.

Excursions to the Black Forest

Its many pretty Art-Nouveau buildings and the enchanting castle park make Donaueschingen an exceptional travel destination. What adds to it, is its ideal location: Explore the Black Forest and the surrounding region from the Danube's source in the north down to Lake Constance

Mainau Island

Mainau, also referred to as "Flower Island", is located on the south shore of Lake Überlingen in the lower part of Lake Constance. It is undoubtedly one of the major attractions in the region. 1.6 million visitors from all over the world flock to the island every year. Gardeners and plant lovers are attracted by the subtropical flora and the new varieties of tulips, roses and dahlias. The most beautiful samples can be found in the park surrounding the baroque palace.

Triberg Waterfalls - the highest waterfalls in Germany

The lively town of Triberg is located amidst a wildly romantic landscape. Home to Germany's highest waterfalls, the small town became world-famous. Foaming and roaring, the waters of the Gutach river cascade 163 m down. Experience an incredible natural spectacle on the paths along the 7 falls.

Freiburg im Breisgau

With mediterranean charm, Germany's southernmost and sunniest major city invites you to an unforgettable and eventful stay. An exceptionally beautiful region, particularly mild climate and a rich cultural offer await you close to the French and Swiss borders.

Princely Fürstenberg Residential Palace Donaueschingen

The history of Donaueschingen Palace dates back to the 16th century. The palace got its present appearance when it was rebuilt in French style in the 18th century. It has always been the seat of the noble and princes.

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