RECREATION & SIGHTSEEING
CULTURE, HISTORY, AND MORE.
With over 1200 years of history, Dachau is one of the most historically significant towns in the Munich area.
It boasts a rich history, culture, and a strong sense of community. Nestled on the banks of the Amper River, it beautifully blends tradition and modernity.
Dachau is perhaps best known for the former concentration camp, a site that serves as both a place of remembrance and a stark reminder.
However, Dachau is more than just its historical heritage. The city is home to a vibrant community of individuals engaged in arts, culture, education, and sports.
The picturesque surroundings, featuring lush forests, rolling hills, and the serene Amper River, beckon you to partake in outdoor activities and recreation.
Below, we provide information on hiking, biking, and nature excursions in the area.
MUCH MORE CITY THAN YOU THINK
Immerse yourself completely in the splendor of the city and its rich 1200-year history.
Every corner of the picturesque old town is steeped in tradition, from charming alleyways flanked by historic buildings to world-class cultural destinations like the awe-inspiring Gemäldegalerie (Picture Gallery) and the magnificent Wittelsbach summer residence, Schloss Dachau. This incredible castle offers breathtaking vistas of the city and the surrounding countryside, making it the perfect place to savor the natural beauty of the region.
Whether you’re an experienced traveler or a first-time visitor, the sheer fascination and grandeur of this ancient gem are certain to leave an enduring mark on your heart and mind. Don’t miss your opportunity to uncover the enchantment of this unforgettable city.
SUMMER RESIDENCE OF THE WITTELSBACHS
Perched high above the historic Old Town on the Schlossberg, you’ll find the Wittelsbach Summer Residence: once the beloved summer retreat of the Wittelsbach dynasty, complete with its exquisite courtyard garden.
If you take the time to ascend to this location, you’ll be rewarded with a breathtaking view stretching across the countryside, from the state capital of Munich to the Alps.
Dachau Castle is conveniently just a 10-minute drive from our hotel.
The concentration camp memorial serves as the primary site for education and remembrance, attracting over 900,000 visitors annually.
Various events are organized to preserve the memory of the historical events and enhance understanding.
You can easily reach the memorial site on foot in approximately 5 minutes.
There is nothing better than taking a walk or hike in nature. The fresh air helps you relax and gives you new energy. For this reason, the Dachau region enjoys great popularity among hiking enthusiasts. There are many opportunities to explore in this region. Whether you prefer relaxing forest trails, picturesque floodplain landscapes or places of cultural and historical significance, everyone will find something to their liking here. You can visit the impressive Renaissance castle, take a cultural walk along the artists’ trail, or even take a day hike to Munich, about 20 kilometers away. There are numerous sights in and around Dachau that are well worth a visit.
CYCLING IN THE SURROUNDING AREA
The county offers a wealth of opportunities for cyclists.
Whether you seek a leisurely bike ride through the countryside or prefer a road cycling excursion on low-traffic roads, the city boasts an extensive network of cycling paths catering to every preference.
The diverse landscape spans from the northern hills to the Dachauer Moos wetlands and the Amperauen in the south, providing a diverse natural experience.
Seize the chance to explore the city and its environs by bicycle, and afterward, treat yourself to a refreshing drink at our bar following an extensive bike ride.
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TRADE FAIRS & CONFERENCES
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This portfolio includes 11 world-leading trade fairs, each representing the largest industry gatherings in their respective fields, such as bauma, IFAT, or electronica.