The Altmühl in the Altmühl Valley Nature Park, along the 160 km long valley, is Bavaria's slowest river.
The Altmühltal in Franconia was a "magic cabinet with new drawers", quoted by the travel writer Karl Immermann, in the 19th century. Discover the possibilities and the fascination of this holiday country its historic cities, magical landscapes and seductive specialties that enchant young and old.
More than 3,000 square kilometers of total area make the Altmühltal Nature Park one of the largest nature parks in Germany. Diversity and pristine beauty, are the characteristics of this river region and its charming side valleys. A picture-perfect holiday landscape unfolds on both sides of the Nuremberg - Munich motorway. Filled with water and flower-strewn meadows, bizarre dolomite cliffs and fragrant juniper slopes, striking formations from early geological history and mysterious caves, castles, palaces and romantic towns and villages.