Hiking around Kelheim

If you lace up your hiking boots in Kelheim, you can set off for eventful hikes in a fascinating natural landscape.


The unique countryside of the Weltenburger Enge nature reserve can be best explored on foot. For extended hikes, there are diverse long-distance hiking trails such as the Altmühl Valley Panorama Trail, the Jurasteig Trail or the Camino de Santiago. Kelheim serves as a conveniently located starting point, an interesting stopover along the way or the culmination of a hiking trip.

Kelheim's best hiking trails

  • Altmühltal-Panoramaweg (12 Apostel)

    Altmühltal Panorama Trail

    Length 200 km, Approximate time 10 Days
    The Altmühltal Panorama Trail (Altmühltal-Panoramaweg) follows the Altmühl river from Gunzenhausen to Kelheim through meadows dotted with junipers and romantic rock formations. Along its 200 km ...
  • Frauenberg Eichstätt

    Ostbayerischer Jakobsweg

    Length 163 km
    Der Ostbayerische Jakobsweg führt Pilger auf historischen Pfaden in Richtung Santiago de Compostela - von der tschechischen Grenze über Regensburg in den Naturpark Altmühltal. Von Kelheim ...