Lakes, Rivers and Coastlines in Germany
  • Franconian Lake Region - enjoy water as far as the eye can see

    Tourist office, Hafnermarkt 13, 91710

    How to Get There?


      The train station is Gunzenhausen. From there it is just few minutes walking to the tourist office of Gunzenhausen.

      DB BAHN

      You can reach Gunzenhausen over the motorway A6 in direction to Heilbronn/Ansbach. Take the exit 55 - Schwabach-West to the national highway B 466 in direction to Gunzenhausen.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 49.113895
      LONGTITUDE: 10.756234



    Why Go There?

    Visit the amazing Franconian Lake Region. With it's seven lakes it satisfies every wish. It is a center for all kind of water sports and other free time possibilities.

    There are many sand and bathing beaches, which invite you to go swimming.

    You can make navigations on the lakes or you rent a canoe, paddleboat, kayak or rowboat to explore the lakes on your own.

    A lot of hiking and cycle trails are waiting for you. Hikers will find more than 1500 km of marked trails and cyclist around 500 km cycle tracks.

    It allows water sports types like kite and wind surfing as well as sailing.

    Tip: Take time to explore the cultural heritage of the area. The Limes, a Roman border wall and today UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, runs between Weissenburg and Gunzenhausen. Get information at the tourist office. 

    Opening hours:

    May - September Mo - Fr 09:00 - 18:00, Sat and Sun 10:00 - 13:00 and 16:00 - 19:00

    October - April Mo - Fr 09:00 - 17:00, Sat 10:00 - 13:00 

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Tourist office, Hafnermarkt 13, 91710, Gunzenhausen, Bavaria, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Nature exploring

    Visit the bird island in the Lake Altmühlsee. It's a breeding and resting place for many birds. On the trail to the observation tower you can't only discover many birds, but also a lot of different plants and insects, like butterflies and dragonflies.


    The city of Gunzenhausen is worth visiting. There are so many places of interest like the town hall, baroque palais, historic market place or many gate towers of the city. You should spend your time there as well and enjoy the beautiful historic city.

    Local speciality

    The Franconian Lake Region doesn't only provide activities, but also a good cuisine for all food lovers. In this region the food is very solid, e.g. the "Schäuferle", it's a legendary, strongly spiced shoulder loin of a pig or enjoy the hearty Franconian "Bratwürste".

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