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feriennestle burgblick Surroundings Leisure activities, tourist attractions and sight seeing
Laucherttal The beautiful cycling tracks and hiking paths of the lovely Laucherttal in different longitudes invite you to experience nature. They    are    well-signposted    and    lead    to    different points    of    interest,    resting    spots    and    barbecue areas. You   can   get   a   bicycle   map   and   hiking   map   at   the city administration of Veringenstadt. More hiking tips you also get at www.laucherttal.de
Donautal The    close    by    Donautal    offers    many    attractive leisure    activities    such    as    guided    canoe    rides, rental    boats,    rock    climbing    in    different    difficulty levels,   hiking   paths   through   marvelous   nature   or a    ride    on    the    “Naturpark-Express”    (discovering the Donautal by train). For     culture     vultures     a     visit     at     the     diverse fortresses    and    castles    of    the    region    like    “Burg Wildenstein”,   “Schloss   Sigmaringen”   or   “Kloster Beuron” (monastery) will pay off greatly. Valuable    information    and    tips    about    all    these tourist destinations and attractions you get at www.donautalurlaub.de    and www.naturpark-obere-donau.de
Swabian Alps Biosphere Reserve The    “Biosphärengebiet    Schwäbische    Alb”    is    a Biosphere   Reserve   of   about   85.270   ha   which   was established    as    such    by    the    UNESCO    in    May 2009.   Biosphere       Reserves       are       broad       cultural landscapes        that    demonstrate    how    activities    in economy,     settlement     and     tourism     can     be cultivated       in       unison       with       nature’s       and environmental requirements. All    kinds    of    information    provides    the    modern centre   of   the   Swabian   Alps   Biosphere   Reserve with   its   interactive   exhibition   on   approx.   450   m²   in Münsingen. www.biosphaerengebiet-alb.de
Traufgänge - Premium hiking trails Hiking   lovers   should   not   miss   out   a   trip   into   the Donautal.    There    you    can    choose    between    5 premium      hiking      trails      -      the      so      called “DonauFelsenLäufe”.      It   is   not   for   nothing   that   the upper   Donautal   (”Oberes   Donautal”)   is   also   called the “Swabian Grand Canoyon”. You   can   do   the   hiking   tours   by   yourself   or   guided by official tour guides. www.tourenguide-oberedonau.de The    7    Traufgänge    and    the    2    premium    winter hiking    trails    on    the    Swabian    Alps    are    very beautiful   as   well.   All   of   them   are   pretty   close   to Albstadt   Ebingen   and   provide   all   facets   that   make up the typical “Swabian Alps experience”. www.traufgaenge.de www.schwaebischealb.de Yet   another   great   hiking   adventure   is   experienced on   the   3   premium   hiking   trails   “HochAlbPfade”   at Meßstetten      whgich      present      themselves      in different themes. www.hochalbpfade.de www.messstetten.de  
Caves Wimsener Höhle (Wimsener Cave) The   Wimsener   Cave   in   Hayingen   is   one   of   the main attractions of the “Geopark Swabian Alps”. This   famous   natural   monument   is   Germany’s   only “active”   water   cave.   730m   of   this   underwater   cave have   been   discovered   -   70m   can   be   traversed   by a    Nachen-boat.    At    such    boat    trips    competent ferrymen   and   cave   guides   explain   all   about   the cave’s formation, history and geology. http://www.naturerlebnis- hayingen.de/cms/ausflugsziele_6.html Bärenhöhle (cave of bears) The   “Bärenhöhle”   is   a   very   interesting   dripstone cave.    It    owes    its    name    to    the    many    skeleton discoveries   of   former   cave   bears.   Many   of   those findings can still be admired in that cave today. Nebelhöhle (cave of mist) This   cave   is   counted   to   the   dripstone   caves   as well.   It   is   seen   as   one   of   the   most   beautiful,   oldest and longest caves of the Swabian Alps. www.hoehlenwelten-sonnenbuehl.de
Winter sports Even   though   our   vacation   rentals   are   not   located in   a   typical   winter   sports   area,   the   winter   here can be very attractive. Premium hiking trails winter   w e - Schneewalzer3 w e - Wintermaerchen2 Ski-Lifts in   Albstadt   Ebingen,   Winterlingen,   Hettingen   and Neufra http://www.tsv-hettingen.de/ski/ http://www.wsv-ebingen.de/skilift- ebingen/skilift.html Loipes (Cross-country ski-tracks) in   Veringenstadt,   Bingen,   Gammertingen,   Neufra and Bitz Tobogganing in Hettingen, Albstadt Ebingen, Meßstetten, … More    information    about    all    ski-lifts,    loipes    and tobogganing possibilities you get at: https://de.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Wintersport_auf_d er_Schw%C3%A4bischen_Alb There   you   also   get   information   about   all   other known   as   well   as   exceptional   winter   activities   like ice-scating,   snowshoeing,      snow-kiting   or      dog- sled rides.
Culture Schloss Sigmaringen (Castle) http://www.schloss- sigmaringen.de/homepage.html Burg Hohenzollern (fortress) http://www.burg-hohenzollern.com/startpage.html Kloster Beuron (monastery) www.erzabtei-beuron.de Burg Wíldenstein (fortress) www.burgwildenstein.de Campus Galli Live experience of the Middle Ages Step   by   step   the   monastery   city   Campus   Galli arises   in   a   forest   close   to   Meßkirch.   It   is   built   by craftsmen   and   volunteers   only   using   material   and working    ways    of    the    9th    century.    A    piece    of history comes alive. www.campus-galli.de
Other, … Open Air Stages Open Air Theater “Naturtheater Hayingen” www.naturtheater-hayingen.de/ Open Air Theater “Waldbühne Sigmaringendorf” www.waldbuehne.de/ Bathing facilities “Badkap” in Albstadt Ebingen (indoor waterpark and sauna area) www.badkap.de “Albthermen-Bad” in Bad Urach (indoor) www.albthermen.de/en Bathing Beaches in Krauchenwies (outdoor) with artificial sand beach www.strandbad-krauchenwies.de Lake of Constance reachable in around 1 hour by car Leisure paradise “Freizeit-Paradies Seepark Linzgau” (outdoor)     Swimming,     bathing,     water     skiing, soccer-golf, Adventure Animal   Park   with   western activities, … www.pfullendorf.de/seepark
Towns Sigmaringen reachable in 15 min by car Tübingen reachable in ca. 50 min by car Metzingen - Outletcity reachable in about 1 hour by car Stuttgart reachable in about 1 ½ hour by car Rottenburg reachable in about 1 hour by car Ulm reachable in about 1 ¼ hour by car Überlingen at the Lake Constance reachable in about 1 hour by car