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To Weltenburg Monastery

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  • Kloster Weltenburg
    Kloster Weltenburg
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m 500 450 400 350 300 10 8 6 4 2 km Kloster Weltenburg Aussichtspunkt Wieserkreuz Kiesbank Klösterl
Distance 11.9 km
3:30 h
269 m
269 m
474 m
339 m
We discover a fascinating natural landscape with impressive rock formations as well as the oldest monastery brewery in the world in the romantic Danube valley near Weltenburg.

From the boat landing stage in Kelheim, we first hike comfortably along the banks of the Danube to the cave church of the Klösterl, next to which we can also stop for a bite to eat in an excursion pub with a beer garden. With a view of the Wieserkreuz and the Peter and Paul rocks, we continue upstream until the path ends on a gravel bank in front of the steep rock walls of the Danube breakthrough. Here we go back for a short while and then climb steeply up to a vantage point above the Lange Wand, where a wonderful deep view of the Danube and the Weltenburg monastery, which lies in a bend in the river, awaits us. After a while, the path leads us down to the Danube. We take a boat across to the monastery. In the inner courtyard of the famous Weltenburg Monastery, an idyllic beer garden invites you to take a break and taste the dark Weltenburg beer from the oldest monastery brewery in the world. We then hike along the Weltenburg Trail over the Frauenberg and Wurzberg mountains to the


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Josefine Weber
August 16, 2015 · Community
Schöne einfache Tour. Leider recht viel Touristenverkehr, vor allem an einem sonnigen Feiertag. Aber ein Bad in der Donau an der Langen Wand entschädigt dafür.
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When did you do this route? August 15, 2015
Blick von der Langen Wand auf die Donau
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Vorfreude auf eine leckere Brotzeit im Kloster Weltenburg
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