The Danube Pearl

At the confluence of the Danube and the Wörnitz rivers, Donauwörth is centrally located in the Romantic Road. The imperial city, with its history spanning over 100 years, offers a wealth of historic sites such as remnants of the city walls, Monastery of the Holy Cross, Fuggerhaus, the Town Hall, Liebfrauenmünster, the Käthe Kruse Doll Museum, Archaeological Museum, and much more.

Nature and History

Due to its central location, Donauwörth is also an ideal starting point for a variety of excursions and sightseeing tours in the surrounding areas worth experiencing. Nearby, for instance, you can admire the castles of Harburg and Leitheim, as well as the baroque pilgrimage basilica Maria Brünnlein with its famous image of the Virgin Mary of Grace.


Around Donauwörth extends a true paradise for hikers and cyclists. Whether it’s the family-friendly Altmühltal, the Ries crater caused by a meteorite impact, or the tranquil Kesseltal – here you experience the land, the people, and the culture in their regional uniqueness. A wide range of sports activities such as golfing, fishing, swimming, and water sports completes the offer.

Excursion Destinations

Golfpark Gut Lederstatt: An 18-hole course. Spanning nearly 100 hectares, there is an 18-hole course (par 72), a generously sized driving range, practice greens, as well as a short course with three holes at your disposal.

Käthe Kruse Doll Museum: The doll museum, located in the former Capuchin monastery, now welcomes guests from all over the world. The permanent exhibition features over 150 play dolls, more than 50 soldier and dollhouse figures, as well as life-size display mannequins.

Experience More

Numerous leisure activities are presented to you on the Holiday Region Donauries website. Have a look!