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The town of Donauwörth is located in the state of Bavaria in Germany. It belongs to the region Donau-Ries in the district Swabia. Donauwörth is home to around 22,100 people and covers an area of 77.04 km². Ingolstadt is 60km west of Donauwörth.
Donauwörth sits in the pre-alpine region at the southwestern hills of the Franconian Mountains and at the eastern hills of the Swabian Mountains at 410 m a.s.l.. The northern region of Swabia is hilly with no high mountains, the river Danube runs through this charming town, offering many lovely spots for recreation.
Summer in Swabia is generally pleasant and sometimes hot. In the winter, the temperatures are as low as -5°C. Check out our live webcam for the current weather forecast for today, tomorrow or the weekend. Our live webcams also provide information about the snow situation at Altmühltal nature reserve or available rooms and hotels.
The idyllic town of Donauwörth, also known as the “Bavarian-Swabian Danube Pearl at the romantic road”, boasts many picturesque alleys and small houses. Join one of the guided tours to explore the town. Themed tours through the town are available for teenagers, families and adults. Donauwörth loves children and there are many offers especially designed for the little ones, such as the local mascot "Klappi, the stork" providing insight into the history of the town. While on holidays, visit a concert or a museum - Mangoldfelsen open air theatre is famous for its musicals and plays. At neighbouring Genderkingen you find an airport for amateur pilots.
Donauwörth offers a wide array of outdoor activities all year round suitable for the whole family. In the summer visit Schellenberg outdoor swimming pool, featuring a competition pool, a kids’ area, table tennis, beach volleyball court and playground. Riedling recreational area boasts several man-made lakes in amazing scenery. Swimming is possible in the winter at the town’s indoor swimming pool. One of the region’s highlight is boat hiking on the rivers Danube, Wörnitz, Zusam, Kessel and Schmutter. Rent a canoe and explore the numerous rivers by boat. You can also book a guided tour on request. In the winter visit Wörnitzwiesen ice rink or the indoor climbing centre of the German Alpine Association, featuring more than 95 routes of various degrees of difficulty. Taster courses are available for newcomers, beginners, and children. Hiking, walking, and cycling is possible throughout the year and in any weather – the Swabian Mountains are heaven on earth for nature lovers, families with children and visitors with pets. Want to know more about Donauwörth? Have a look at our live webcam and enjoy the beautiful panorama!
The capital of Bavaria, Munich, is an hour and fifteen-minute drive away. Donauwörth can either be reached by car, train, ship, or plane. If you want to explore this amazing region, book the perfect hotel in time! You’ll find a great selection of hotels via our live web cams.