In the heart of Bavaria, Middle Franconia, is the Altmühl valley, Germany's second largest nature park. A great scenery is breathtaking Jurassic rocks, gentle meanders, lakes and sunny valley slopes are the Kaptial this nature park. The Altmühl valley is one of the most beautiful vacation areas in Germany, there are well-developed hiking and biking trails to the many small historical towns and sights. Even a visit to the numerous castles in the Altmühl valley Nature Park are always worthwhile. But you should not forget, time to make a stop for a snack and thereby treat a cold and tasty Bavarian beer also.