Outdoor nature and adventure in Germany

  • Outdoor nature and adventure
    Go out and explore Germany by foot, by bike or even by boat. We found the very best hiking, walking, forest explorations adventures and mountain bikes for you. Find here active holiday ideas and places only serious travelers could enjoy so far.
  • Bastei - Cliffs, Nature and Hiking Basteistraße, 01847 Lohmen open 24/7, accessible all year

    Bastei - Cliffs, Nature and Hiking
    Where mother nature created her masterpiece, this is an area that embraces a unique and evocative landscape. Take an amazing journey through elongated mesas, striking volcanic cones and wildly romantic gorges. Read More
  • Zugspitze - Germany's highest mountain 82491 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Year Round (Cable Cars and Trains have varying time tables)

    Zugspitze - Germany's highest mountain
    The Zugspitze is the highest mountain of the Wetterstein Mountains as well as the highest mountain in Germany, at 2,962 meters about sea level. Read More
  • Hiking trail Höllentalklamm Grainau Hammersbach, 82491 May to October depending on the weather

    Hiking trail Höllentalklamm Grainau
    The 'Höllentalklamm' Grainau is a must in any case while being on vacation in the Zugspitze region. A hike through the gorge is an unforgettable experience for young and old people. Read More
  • From Grainau to the Zugspitze peak Zugspitzbahnhof, Gumpenau 22, 82491 Grainau Departures see schedules

    From Grainau to the Zugspitze peak
    Germany's highest mountain is a great experience both in summer and in winter. Glancing at the surrounding mountains from a height of nearly 3,000 meters (2,962 meters) is a MUST for any tourist in Bavaria! Read More
  • Hiking trail Ruppertsklamm Lahnstein Ruppertsklamm, 56112 Lahnstein

    Hiking trail Ruppertsklamm Lahnstein
    The Ruppertsklamm near Lahnstein is one of the highlights of the Rheinsteig (a 320 km trail on the right side of the Rhine). The gorge belongs to the nature reserve Nassau and is an adventure for young and old. Read More
  • Eifel National Park Urftseestraße 34 53937 Schleiden-Gemünd All day, all year round

    Eifel National Park
    As North Rhine-Westfalia's first national park, this nature-lover's paradise boasts over 110 km² of stunning landscapes and roughly 1600 endangered plant and animal species to explore. Read More
  • Bavarian Forest - National Park Information Centre Falkenstein Eisensteiner Straße, 94227 Lindberg-Ludwigsthal Daily 9:30 - 18:00 (reduced opening hours in winter)

    Bavarian Forest - National Park Information Centre Falkenstein
    Visit the National Park Information Centre Falkenstein and learn all about the Bavarian Forest - Germany's oldest National Park. It's a great destination for the whole familiy - in summer but also in winter. Read More
  • Berchtesgaden National Park Hanielstraße 7, 83471 Berchtesgaden 09:00- 17:00

    Berchtesgaden National Park
    Pure nature and fresh air! Visit the only alpine national park in Germany, Berechtesgaden, right on the border of Austria. This national park was declared a "biosphere reserve" by UNESCO in 1990. Read More
  • Lower Oder Valley National Park Berliner Straße 46, 16303 Schwedt/Oder

    Lower Oder Valley National Park
    Lower Oder Valley National Park- explore the only floodplain National Park in Germany. It's a living environment for many rare or protected plants and animals. Find you adventure in nature in its pure form!!! Read More
  • Jasmund National Park Stubbenkammer 2a, 18546 Sassnitz Easter-Oct. 9:00-19.00/ Nov.-Easter 10.00-17.00

    Jasmund National Park
    Visit the smallest national park in Germany- the Jasmund National Park. The Park is characterized by its amazing beech grove, which belongs to the UNESCO- World Heritage. Read More
  • Müritz National Park Nationalpark-Information, Damerower Straße 6, 17192 Federow

    Müritz National Park
    Visit a section of the Mecklenburg lake district in the Müritz National Park. Forests, lakes and fens form a breathtaking backdrop. The beech groves of the National Park are declared as UNESCO biosphere reserve Read More
  • National Park Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft Im Forst 5, 18375 Born a. Darß all- season/ Information points are opened from 10:00-17.00

    National Park Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft
    The National Park Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft is the largest national park in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommerny. The park offers a diversified lagoon landscape with a very varied flora and fauna. Read More
  • Wadden Sea National Park of Lower Saxony Virchowstraße 1, 26383 Wilhelmshaven all- season

    Wadden Sea National Park of Lower Saxony
    The Wadden Sea National Park of Lower Saxony is the second largest national park in Germany. It belongs to the UNESCO world natural heritage. You will get to know an unique landscape!!! Read More
  • Saxon Switzerland National Park An der Elbe 4, 01814 Bad Schandau Apr.-Oct. 9.00-18.00/ Nov.-Mar. 9.00-17.00

    Saxon Switzerland National Park
    The Saxon Switzerland National Park offers ideal opportunities to explore and experience nature and landscape. You can recover actively, admire a lot or simply find peace. Read More
  • Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park Schlossgarten 1, 25832 Tönning all- season

    Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park
    The Schleswig- Holstein Wadden Sea is the largest national park in Germany. It belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage. Nature can still develop for the most part without human influences. Read More
  • Hainich National Park - Germany’s 13th National Park Tourist-Information, Bei der Marktkirche 9, 99947 Bad Langensalza

    Hainich National Park - Germany’s 13th National Park
    Visit the only national Park in Thuringia- the Hainich National Park. It has the largest continuous area of deciduous forests in Germany. It's a place for recreation close to nature!!! Read More
  • Wilhelmshöhe Palace and Park Schlosspark 1, 34131 Kassel

    Wilhelmshöhe Palace and Park
    The beautiful mountain park in Wilhelmshöhe is the largest one in Europe, which is a unique work of art. You can find a variety of sights in this park. Since 2013 it is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Read More
  • Kellerwald-Edersee National Park Lautstr. 8 34537 Bad Wildungen Park open year-round

    Kellerwald-Edersee National Park
    Stroll past babbling creeks, meadows and rocks, and stand among 5735 hectares of Kellerwald-Edersee National Park's magnificent, uninterrupted beech trees- one of the last forests of its kind in Central Europe. Read More
  • Nationalpark Harz Nationalparkverwaltung, Lindenallee 35, 38855 Wernigerode

    Nationalpark Harz
    Extending over two regions of Germany, Sachsen-Anhalt and Niedersachsen, Harz National Park is filled with beautiful forestland and is one of the largest national parks in Germany. Read More
  • Climbing forest Taunus Landwehrstr. 7, 61381 Friedrichsdorf-Seulberg Different opening hours and days – see website.

    Climbing forest Taunus
    In the Taunus (a low mountain range north-west of Frankfurt am Main) an astonishing experience can be found: the climbing forest Taunus in Friedrichsdorf. Read More
  • Emmelshausen – explore the Rhine-Moselle-Triangle Tourist-Information, Rhein-Mosel-Str. 45, 56281 Emmelshausen

    Emmelshausen – explore the Rhine-Moselle-Triangle
    Wonderful hiking trails, imposing castles, romantic river landscapes, delicious wines - the Rhine-Moselle-Triangle is one of Germany's nicest locations for guests from all over the world. Read More
  • Hiking trail Eltzer Burgpanorama 56294 Wierschem, Dorfgemeinschaftshaus (In den Wiesen)

    Hiking trail Eltzer Burgpanorama
    The hiking trail 'Traumpfad Eltzer Burgpanorama' (Eltz Castle Panorama Trail) was opted in 2013 again for Germany's most beautiful hiking trail – for the 3rd time after 2008 and 2011. Read More
  • Hiking trail Monrealer Ritterschlag 56729 Monreal Bahnhof (Bahnhofstraße)

    Hiking trail Monrealer Ritterschlag
    'Monrealer Ritterschlag' which means "Monreal accolade" was opted Germany's most beautiful hiking trail in 2011. Its initial point is in the midst of the beautiful village Monreal in the Eifel. Read More
  • Hiking trail Hahnenbachtal-Tour Ringstraße 22, 55626 Bundenbach

    Hiking trail Hahnenbachtal-Tour
    The hiking trail 'Hahnenbachtal-Tour' was opted Germany's most beautiful hiking trail in the year 2012. It's part of the 'Saar-Hunsrück-Stieg', a long distance hiking trail. Read More
  • Hiking trail Barefoot Path Bad Orb Kurparkstraße, 63619 Bad Orb Usually between mid April and early October

    Hiking trail Barefoot Path Bad Orb
    The Barefoot Path Bad Orb (Barfußpark Bad Orb) is Germany's longest barefoot path. It offers very special recreational fun for the whole family and combines sports, health and affinity with nature as well. Read More
  • Hiking trail Lieserpfad Maarstraße, 54550 Daun

    Hiking trail Lieserpfad
    Dense forests, volcanic lakes and rushing creeks: the 'Lieserpfad' from Daun to Wittlich is one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the Eifel. It's suitable for both not-trained and advanced hikers. Read More
  • Hiking trail Ehrbachklamm Tourist Info, ZAP, 56281 Emmelshausen

    Hiking trail Ehrbachklamm
    A hiking tour through the Ehrbachklamm (Ehrbach gorge) is unforgettable. Walking fans are always rewarded with imposing natural beauty and fantastic views. Read More
  • Hiking trail Bergmolchwanderweg Naturparkzentrum, Brennereiweg 45, 14823

    Hiking trail Bergmolchwanderweg
    The Bergmolchwanderweg – named after the Bergmolch (Alpine newt) – is an 11 km long diversified hiking trail (loop road) around the Rabenstein castle (Burg Rabenstein) in Rabenstein / Fläming in Brandenburg. Read More
  • Hiking trail Goethewanderweg Ilmenau
    "Only places where you have been by foot are places where you have really been" – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It's all in the name: Goethe, as the eponym for this hiking trail, visited Ilmenau at least 28 times Read More
  • Hiking trail - Wilderness Trail Eifel Nationalpark-Tor, Hauptstraße 72, 52156

    Hiking trail - Wilderness Trail Eifel
    The "Wildnis-Trail Nationalpark Eifel" (Wilderness Trail Eifel) is a long distance hiking track with a length of 85 km. It is divided into 4 stages; hence it takes 4 days to hike it once completely. Read More
  • Oberstdorf – the hiking paradise Tourist-Information, Prinzregenten-Platz 1, 87561

    Oberstdorf – the hiking paradise
    Oberstdorf is a town in southwest Germany, located in the Allgäu region of the Bavarian Alps. Over 75% of this area is under nature protection - thus makes it a perfect venue for nature and hiking lovers. Read More
  • Kletterwald Söllereck Kornau-Wanne 22, 87561 Oberstdorf Apr to Nov daily from 10am-5pm. Jul-Sep on Wed. 10am-7pm

    Kletterwald Söllereck
    Germany's highest climbing forest can be found in Oberstdorf. Söllereck has ascending levels of difficulties, which are supervised by professionals. This is definitely a place, where limits can be experienced. Read More
  • Hiking trail Briloner Kammweg Marktplatz, 59929

    Hiking trail Briloner Kammweg
    The Briloner Kammweg has been certified as a quality way "Walkable Germany" (Wanderbares Deutschland). Hoppernkopf (800 m) and Hoher Eimberg (796 m) are the topographical highlights. Read More
  • Borberg – historic hiking destination
    With a history stretching back over one 2,000 years, the Borberg (670,2 m) is a very popular hiking destination in the Rothaargebirge. The mountain is located about 5,5 km south of Brilon. Read More
  • Westerwald-Steig - No.1 hiking trail
    The Westerwald-Steig is the No. 1 hiking trail within the Westerwald hiking paradise. Interesting sights, breathtaking viewpoints and always changing landscapes accompany the 235 km long Westerwald-Steig. Read More
  • Altmühltal Nature Park Notre Dame 1, 85072

    Altmühltal Nature Park
    The Altmühltal Nature Park in Bavaria offers everything nature lovers could ask for - breathtaking terrain, certified hiking trails as well as simply beautiful valleys and the river is also ideal for canoeing. Read More
  • Bad Berleburg - nature full of wonder Bad Berleburg Markt und Tourismus e.V., Poststraße 42,D-57319

    Bad Berleburg - nature full of wonder
    Bad Berleburg is an enchanting town located in the largest contiguous forest area in Germany, which is home to the Princes zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and is surrounded by a nature full of wonder. Read More
  • Hiking trail Holzbachschlucht Westernoher Str. 7a, 56477

    Hiking trail Holzbachschlucht
    The "Hoher Westerwald" (high Westerwald) welcomes its visitors. Leave the everyday life behind you, pack your hiking boots, your Nordic walking poles, their trunks or your bike and just make holiday. Read More
  • Hirschwald nature park Hauptstraße 4, 92266

    Hirschwald nature park
    Hirschwald - the Bavarian Tuscany nature park in the Bavarian Jura is known for its rock landscapes and its fragrant Juniper heaths. Many endangered plant and animal species live here. Read More
  • Hasetal recreation area Hasetal Touristik GmbH, Langenstraße 33, 49624

    Hasetal recreation area
    Northwestern of Germany, by the Osnabrücker land up to the Emsland, this idyllic and unspoilt "Hasetal" (rabbit Valley) stretches. The Hasetal is a natural paradise of forests, bogs and large floodplain areas. Read More
  • Steigerwald Natural Park Naturpark Steigerwald, Hauptstraße 1, 91443

    Steigerwald Natural Park
    Explore a region full of Franconian charm, breathtaking natural wonders and picturesque castles. The Steigerwald Panoramaweg (panoramic trail) is well known as Germany's second most beautiful hiking trail. Read More
  • Bad Zwischenahn - Pearl of the Ammerland Bad Zwischenahner Touristik GmbH, Auf dem Hohen Ufer 24, 26160

    Bad Zwischenahn - Pearl of the Ammerland
    Bad Zwischenahr is surrounded by an enchanting landscape, which stretches around the "Bad Zwischenahner Meer", no wonder that it´s known as the Pearl of the Ammerland. Read More
  • Ruppiner Seenland - lake district Tourismusverband Ruppiner Seenland e.V., Fischbänkenstraße 8, 16816

    Ruppiner Seenland - lake district
    The Ruppiner Seenland (lake district) has a lot to offer - thanks to it´s rich Prussian history you´ll find enchanting town centers, beautiful castles, wonderful culture events and breathtaking nature areals. Read More
  • Spiegelau the famous glass maker village Touristinformation Spiegelau Konrad-Wilsdorf-Str. 1, 94518 Spiegelau

    Spiegelau the famous glass maker village
    The famous glass maker village Spiegelau is located in the heart of the Bavarian Forest, directly on the border to the first German National Park - the Bavarian Forest National Park. Read More
  • Waldbreitbach and Wiedtal hiking trail Touristik-Verband Wiedtal e.V. Neuwieder Straße 61 56588 Waldbreitbach

    Waldbreitbach and Wiedtal hiking trail
    In the heart of Wiedtal valley and surrounded by deciduous and coniferous forests lies the beautiful old, historically significant Waldbreitbach. The quiet, peaceful atmosphere invite to linger longer. Read More
  • Schwäbische Alb - myth Swabian Alb Mythos Schwäbische Alb Kaiserstraße 27 D-72764 Reutlingen

    Schwäbische Alb - myth Swabian Alb
    Discover a vibrant region of magnificent natural scenery. Past waterfalls, ancient fortress ruins and lush valleys, hiking trails, a varied network of cycle path, as well as many other leisure attractions. Read More
  • Lausitzer lake district Tourismusverband Lausitzer Seenland e.V., Schlossergasse 1, 02977 Hoyerswerda

    Lausitzer lake district
    The Lausitzer Seenland is a holiday region emerging, developed by the coal-fired station to the largest man-made water landscape of Europe always foreseeable. Read More