Italian flair – many cities use that slogan for advertising and promotion or something like that. Indeed Regensburg definitely has it and has successfully preserved the urban landscape of a Medieval city right up to our day. St. Emmeram castle of the princes of Thurn and Taxis, cathedral, stone bridge and patrician castles underpin the importance of the former free imperial town. As Unesco world heritage the city at the Danube river fascinates with its magnificent architecture of today and juxtaposes with the ornate grandeur of the past. As capital city of Upper Palatinate the city presents itself as cultural centre of the region and is more thrilling than Munich. There is much you should see at least once in your life in Regensburg. Discover the charms of this attractive and alluring place, with a break to our impressive hotel that confidently contrasts with the city's historic charm. Here some addresses with useful Regensburg information for culture lovers or sport fans from us. For more information also visit the Regensburg Tourist Office website.
Dom St. Peter cathedral is a great building of the period from Gothic style. The cathedral was built arround 1250, inspired by other wonderful cathedrals such as in France. Whilst the building sports an imposing west facade with main entrance and its two towers rising 105 meters, the church vault with 32 metres height is dominated by its valuable glass windows painted on more than 100 panes.
Steinerne Brücke with Brückentor
Stone bridge is the oldest usable river crossing of the country. From 1135 onwards the path of the bridge swings on fifteen arches over the Danube and is a masterpieces of medieval architecture. The Wurstkuchl, the oldest sausage grill tavern, is situated behind bridge's gate, next to Salzstadl – and already served construction workers in middle ages.
The Porta Praetoria city gate is considered one of the oldest buildings in the city today. It dates vom 179 before Christi and was the Nothern access to the former Roman encampment.
Baumburger Turm tower located at Watmarkt was built in the 13th century and is one of the most beautiful genus tower. These towers, each one possessed by a patrician family, were fortifications within a town. Particularly attractive the open arcade.
The imposing castle complex on the Walhalla river has been known as domicile for trading routes monitoring since the 10th century. Destroyed by the Swedish in 1634, Bavarian king Ludwig I built this columns temple for honouring great leaders from 1830 to 1842.
24, 48 hours? The Regensburg card is designed to meet your individual plans. Enjoy free travel on buses with the public transport network and you can choose from more than 20 cultural and recreational facilities, each of which will give you a discount. The Regensburg card is your explorer card.
Wellness in the hotel
Get pampered in our wellness area. This is exactly what you need to get your relaxation on ... More
Running along the Donau river
Distance: 20 m
Regensburg is a paradise for runners. There are endless running tracks. For example ... More
Swimming in Wöhrdbad
Distance: 650 m
Wöhrdbad is a small summer open-air bath and green nature oasis, near Danube river. ... More
Golfing at Minoritenhof convent estate
Distance: 14 km
The 18-hole course with well-kept fairways is wonderfully situated directly at the ... More
Biking on the Donauradweg trail
Distance: 500 m
From source to estuary into Black Sea, the popular Danube cycle path refers a length ... More
Relaxing on the water
Distance: 600 m
Shipping to the Walhalla hall of fame and back? Or for ears and eyes to the whirling ... More
Segway in Regensburg
Distance: 650 km
Lean forward and then glide, spin and twist your way along the Danube river or ... More
Wellness in the hotel
Get pampered in our wellness area. This is exactly what you need to get your relaxation on.
- Sauna with relaxing room and showers [Third floor]
- Sauna times by arrangement
- Massage and beauty offers
- Appointments and prices on request
Running along the Donau riverDistance: 20 m
Regensburg is a paradise for runners. There are endless running tracks. For example from our hotel to the Donaupark park. But also the Winzerer running track with beautiful views over the town. Depending on your route you will find woodland, gravel, crushed rock or asphalt. All have one thing in common: They are almost free of cars – at any time of year.
Swimming in WöhrdbadDistance: 650 m
Wöhrdbad is a small summer open-air bath and green nature oasis, near Danube river. The 50-metre swimming pool, pool for non-swimmers and children, paddling pool, playground, a channel with a running current, a diving platform and a wide with old trees give the bath its special character. It guarantees bathing enjoyment for young and old.
Golfing at Minoritenhof convent estateDistance: 14 km
The 18-hole course with well-kept fairways is wonderfully situated directly at the Danube river. One part of the course of the all in all 140 hectares large terrain is situated sloped landscape in the Danube valley. The other part runs very flat and partly directly along the shore. The course is sportively challenging and requires a good physical condition.
Biking on the Donauradweg trailDistance: 500 m
From source to estuary into Black Sea, the popular Danube cycle path refers a length of 2.840 km. 12 km running through Regensburg. Breathtaking views and sights await you on that cycle path; takes you past a variety of sites and traces of Roman times in Regensburg. If you plan to hire a bike or looking for more touring advices, it's up to you to ask us.
Relaxing on the waterDistance: 600 m
Shipping to the Walhalla hall of fame and back? Or for ears and eyes to the whirling currents in the Danube with stories about bygone times and present. Head for the destination that is a dream for discoverers and take a Danube river mini-cruise. Your Danube steamer has already docked at Mark-Aurel-Ufer landing stage and awaits you.
Segway in RegensburgDistance: 650 km
Lean forward and then glide, spin and twist your way along the Danube river or through the old town of Regensburg on a segway. Discover the delights of its Unesco-listed historical center or pose for photos next to the river. Hang ten as you cruise past the spectacular views of the river. A fun, fresh way to sightsee or to relax.