is a joy for every real fancier of the Harley-Davidson brand to ride with
soulmates under the motto “The way is the goal”,
especially if you want to see
scenic areas, ideal for tours, with only little traffic and undisturbed.
motorcycle tour through Altmuehl Valley is certainly a great possibility for
such an excursion.
It´s a scenic highlight here in Altmuehl Franconia.
The nature of the Altmuehl Valley is a touring paradise that shows fascinating landscapes
and valuable testimonies of early cultural history along stunning roads.
On your way with your motorcycle in Altmuehl Valley between Solnhofen and Altendorf.
rock formation of the valley is located in the south-west area of the Altmuehl
between the market town Solnhofen and its district village
Esslingen. Altmuehl Valley covers a land surface
of around 3,000 sq km and is
the second largest nature reserve of Germany.
Some people say that it is the
most beautiful and most important nature reserve of the Southern Frankenalb.
Its official name is “Juratrockenhang (what means Jurassic Dry Slope) with the rock group of the Twelve Apostels”.
The tourism region Franconian Lakeland is also a part of Altmuehl Valley, with Lake Altmuehl in the west,
Lake Brombach , Lake Roth in the north-east and Lake
Hahnenkamm in the South.
In addition to the lakes a special focus has been
placed on the historical development of the region,
which offers a wide range of attractions from the Romans to the medieval cities, and from the Baroque to modern times.
Altmuehl Franconia is the swath of land along the Altmuehl river and it belongs to Middle Franconia.
It is a sub-area of the rural districts Ansbach and
The region also includes the Franconian Lakeland
district and the eastern part of the Altmuehl Valley.
The name “Altmuehl Franconia” was characterized by the Nuremberg historian Ernst Eichhorn.
river rises close to Burgbernheim, north-west of Ansbach.
It runs via
Leutershausen, Herrieden, Ornbau to Gunzenhausen.
In the upper Altmuehl Valley
the river passes market town Berolzheim, Treuchtlingen and Pappenheim,
before it flows to Solnhofen, in the upper Bavarian county of Eichstätt.
from the Hallstatt period indicate an early settlement.
Later on it was the
borderland of the Roman Empire at the Limes.
The region is now located between the rurally characterized cities of Nuremberg, Ingolstadt and Augsburg.
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Course of the Altmühl: The Altmühlfranken region lies along the river between the source and Eichstätt.