What to do and see in Donauworth, Bavaria: The Best Places and Tips

Donauwörth German: is a town and the capital of the Donau-Ries district in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany. It is said to have been founded by two fishermen where the rivers Danube and Wörnitz meet.

1. Wallfahrtskirche Heilig-Kreuz

Heilig-Kreuz-Str. 19, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 26 reviews

Wallfahrtskirche  Heilig-Kreuz

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Beautifully Painted Ceiling

The location is a bit hidden. Walking to the western end of Reichstrasse to the Heilig-Kreuz-str and this church is at the end of the street. It is a big church with beautiful painted ceiling. The small chapel is at the basement. This church also has a sm

2. Reichstrasse

D 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 70 reviews

Reichstrasse

Reviewed By toniShanghai - shanghaishanghai

attractive small town centre

nice little town on the 'romantic' road. We didn't stay long, just enough time to have a stroll round and visit a small church which was very attractive and I've no idea now what it was called, so not that helpful!! It's not a place I would go to as a des

3. Liebfrauenmunster

Muensterplatz 5, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 28 reviews

Liebfrauenmunster

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Beautiful Stained Glass and Original Frescos

This church is located at the western end of Reichstrasse, you will see the tower as soon you walk down the street. It is 15th-century Gothic church with original frescos and stained glass window. It makes this church very special.

4. Kathe-Kruse-Puppen-Museum

Pflegstrasse 21A, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Museums, History Museums, Children's Museums, Specialty Museums More
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4.5 based on 11 reviews

Kathe-Kruse-Puppen-Museum

Reviewed By JCPetty - Simpsonville, South CarolinaSimpsonville, South Carolina

Dolls Galore!

The Kathe Kruse Puppen-Museum (Doll Museum) is very famous in Germany and I think the world. Kathe Kruse started making handmade dolls around 1912, and the town of Donauworth was so pleased to have her factory move here that they created the building and

5. Rieder Tor

Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4 based on 24 reviews

Rieder Tor

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

A Gate to the Town Centre

It is a gate. As soon as you pass the Rieder Tor, you'll be in the town centre of Donauwörth. The town hall, the shopping street Reichstrasse, tourist information are all there. It is a nice small town

6. Rathaus

Rathausgasse 1, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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3.5 based on 25 reviews

Rathaus

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Town Hall

It is the town hall of Donauwörth. A big yellow house with 9 bells and a clock on the facade at the beginning of Reichstrasse. People came in and out with papers in their hands so we didn't go inside. Took some pictures and walked further

7. Reichstadtbrunnen

Reichstrasse, Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Sights & Landmarks, Fountains, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Reichstadtbrunnen

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Eagle Fountain

There are so many fountains in the Beieren and usually they have a classic style. This one is a modern one. A design with an eagle on the top of the fountain.

8. Augsburg Westliche Waelder Naturewanderweg

| Am Ochsentoerl, Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Hiking Trails
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Augsburg Westliche Waelder Naturewanderweg

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

Green Area outside the East Gate

This green walking area is not far from the city hall and the tourist information office. Walk on the Rathausgasse to the east gate. Outside the gate you will find all promenade among the green area. There are some benches where you can sit and enjoy the

9. Archaologisches Museum im Tanzhaus

Reichsstrasse 34, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Museums, History Museums, Art Museums, Specialty Museums More
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Archaologisches Museum im Tanzhaus

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

An Eye-Catcher

The houses on the Reichsstrasse are colourfull but this Tanzhaus is an eye-catcher. Besides the red-brown colour, it also has a different design. We didn't visit the museum, only made some photographs. There is also a restaurant in this Tanzhaus

10. Stadtische Kunstgalerie im Deutschordenshaus

Kapellstrasse 3, 86609 Donauworth, Bavaria, Germany Museums, Art Museums
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Stadtische Kunstgalerie im Deutschordenshaus

Reviewed By Solodam J - Amsterdam, The NetherlandsAmsterdam, The Netherlands

It is a Police Station

After finding the house of Mozart, we saw this Deutschordenshaus ( House of the German Order) building. When we tried to find the entrance, we found the door of the police station. There was a sign of the "Stadt Donauwörth Kunstgalerie" on the wall but it

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