Step on board! From May to October, you are welcome to discover the beautiful countryside of the “Altmühltal” Valley during a boat trip along the “Maine-Danube” Canal on board of a steamer. From Riedenburg, approx. 26 km away from Beilngries, the ships start in the direction of Kelheim. From there a trip through the Danube breakthrough to the Koster Weltenburg is offered as a day trip. Visit the website of “Schifffahrt Kelheim” Cruises to view the timetables and to get more information about the routes and current cruise fares.More
Only about 15 minutes away from the Gams Hotel, you can immerse yourself in a Canadian ambience. In the near town of Dietfurt, you can find the Snow Wolf Valley Husky Ranch. The owners have made a long-cherished dream come true. Other than raising huskies, they offer unique experiences for visitors of all ages. You can, for example, join in on a walk at night in the company of huskies. After having become acquainted with the animals and received some information on the character of these dogs, you will get a few instructions regarding the gear. Afterwards, you can finally head off for the walk. The children can take the lead helped by an adult. The walk ends with a gathering around the campfire on the ranch. The participants are served snacks and drinks.More
The “Altmühltal” Valley is renowned far beyond the Nature Park as a destination for cycling enthusiasts. Many people imagine level trails, running through a beautiful, scenic valley. Of course, this is true. In the surroundings of Beilngries, you find a 250-kilometre network of excellent family-friendly cycleways that can be easily managed by everyone regardless of the personal abilities. This is however not all. In the local area there are endless opportunities to enjoy to the heart’s content mountain bike rides off the beaten tracks to suit both beginners and passionate mountain bikers.
In the “Altmühltal” Valley you can enjoy a golf round almost throughout the year. Of course, playing golf is more delightful from spring to autumn when it is warmer and the days are longer. A 9-hole golf course, set in a gently rolling countryside, with natural fairways and exciting hazards awaits you. The golf facility in Beilngries suits golfers of all personal abilities. The guests of the Gams Hotel benefit from a green fee reduction on the “Altmühlgolf Beilngries” golf course. Our receptionists will be delighted to give you advice.More
Following the high ropes course in the “Altmühltal” Adventure Park, you can climb to dizzy heights and explore the wood from an extraordinary and exciting perspective. The high ropes trail includes an obstacle course that takes you from treetop to treetop. You are helped by ropes, cable and safety gear. There are courses of different levels of difficulty to suit both beginners and experts.More
Bathing fun is guaranteed in the Altmühltal Nature Park. In the middle of the Altmühltal Nature Park and thus in the heart of Bavaria the Kratzmühlsee is located. This beautiful lake invites you to bathe, swim, row and sunbathe. For non-swimmers the bathing zone proves to be a perfect area. Boats can also be rented. A children’s playground and idyllic soccer fields ensure fun for acitivity-seekers. The Altmühlsee combines leisure fun and nature conservation. There is plenty of space for swimming, surfing and sailing. Between the five docks the passenger ship “MS Altmühlsee” crosses the water in a scheduled service. Hikers and cyclists explore the bank on a lovely path.