in Spaichingen region
Do you already know the Spaichingen region and the Donaubergland? Here you can
feel like you're on holiday every weekend. There is plenty to see and do: Historic
historical towns, impressive buildings, beautiful hiking and cycling tours with breathtaking landscapes
landscapes, interesting museums and much more.
Spaichingen is a small town on the Prim at the foot of the Dreifaltigkeitsberg. The town is conveniently located on the B14 and at the A81 motorway junction (Stuttgart-Singen). This means that the most beautiful regions of Baden-Württemberg, such as Lake Constance and the Black Forest, are not far away. In addition, the Donaubergland, where the town of Spaichingen is located, also has a lot to offer:
In Spaichingen, a trip to the Dreifaltigkeitsberg is worthwhile. The Dreifaltigkeitsberg offers a great view over the Danube valley. There is also a monastery on the summit, which has a restaurant and a nativity scene exhibition worth seeing. In winter, there is an extensive cross-country skiing area here with over 50km of groomed trails. If you would like to learn more about the history of Spaichingen, the Spaichingen Trade Museum offers a detailed insight into the origins and development of the town.
Only a stone's throw away from Spaichingen is Rottweil, the oldest town in Baden-Württemberg. Here you can take a leisurely stroll, or if you want to learn more about the town's history, join a guided tour. The 246-metre thyssenkrupp test tower with the highest viewing platform in Germany towers above the town.
Kaiser Wilhelm II already said that the "view from Hohenzollern Castle is truly worth the trip". The castle offers a large castle museum where, among other things, the Prussian royal crown can be seen. It also hosts numerous concerts, an open-air cinema and exhibitions.
Open-Air Museum Neuhausen Ob Eck
In the Neuhausen Ob Eck open-air museum you can gain an insight into the rural life of earlier times. Over 20 houses from the 19th and 20th centuries have been faithfully recreated here.
If you want to experience nature after work, a canoe or kayak trip on the Danube is a good idea.
You can hire a canoe yourself and set off, or book a canoe tour lasting one or several days. In this way, you can explore the Danube mountain region and get some physical exercise at the same time.Alternatively, the Danube region is also perfect for cycling tours. As a day or weekend excursion, on the Donaueschingen to Sigmaringen stage of the Danube Cycle Path you will see how the Danube is formed in Donaueschingen and how it had to cut its way through the rock in Friedingen. You will also encounter impressive landscapes and impressive castles, palaces and monasteries, such as Beuron Monastery, Werenwag Castle and Hohenzollern Castle.
From the summit of the Eichfelsen you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Danube valley and Wildenstein Castle. If you want to experience the "Swabian Grand Canyon" to the fullest, the 14km hiking route between Irndorf and Beuron is a good choice. Another recommended hike is from Sigmaringen to the Teufelsbrücke (Devil's Bridge). Here you will see a suspension bridge, rock grottos and beautiful views.