EXPERIENCE HOFGUT MAISENBURG
The surroundings of our HOFGUT MAISENBURG have an incredible amount to offer. We are located in the middle of the Swabian Alb biosphere reserve. Hikers, cyclists, cross-country skiers and nature lovers appreciate our location directly on various hiking trails, cross-country ski trails and in the middle of the car-free Great Lautertal Valley. There are numerous nature experiences, sights and leisure opportunities in the area. Up-to-date information can be found at www.mythos-alb.de.
Venture out into countless kilometres of hiking trails, crystal-clear streams, rugged rocks and countless castles - the Große Lautertal, the Glastal and the Aachtal are fascinating areas. The fairytale-like Wolfstal is a special highlight of the Märzenbecherblüte. Treat yourself to a picnic, or have a BBQ’d snack. We will gladly equip you with tour suggestions, a picnic backpack and blanket.
JOGGING & NORDIC WALKING
Whether before breakfast, or in the early evening, leave directly from our doorstep out into the nature. We can happily provide you with detailed maps.
The fairytale-like Lautertal cycling path lies in the middle of the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Swabian Alband is directly connected to the Danube cycling path, which is reachable from HOFGUT MAISENBURG within a few minutes. Bicycle rental is provided by Gasthaus Hirsch in Indelhausen www.hirsch-indelhausen.de. We wwould be happy to provide you with tour suggestions and maps.
The romantic Lauter river meanders 37 km up to the Danube. Between Buttenhausen and Indelhausen, small rapids make the canoe tour a family-friendly adventure.
(8 km from the estate)
FEEL THE WATER, GRILL, PLAY
Below the estate of HOFGUT MAISENBURG lies a spacious, family-friendly oasis on the Lauter, which invites you to have a barbecue and romp around. We will gladly equip you with a picnic backpack and blanket.
We are happy to organize for you the unforgettable experience of stealthy deer stalking or hunting in a driftwood blind. You will be accompanied by an experienced local hunter.
Take a carriage rides through the beautiful Swabian Alb landscape. Tours last from 2 hours onwards. Contact Roland Bock in Hayingen-Maxfelden for more information under
or +49 0172/7351457.
(8 km from the estate)
HOHENSTEINER DAIRY FARM
Experience the Alb buffalos up close – sightseeing with a guided tour and cheese tasting. Learn all about the animals and cheese from the farmer.
(20 km from the estate)
The Great Lautertal is the valley with the most castles in Germany. The Hohengundelfingen ruin is freely accessible and offers a magnificent view.
You can find at hiking stop at the end of the Höhensporn, named Burg Derneck. Indulge yourself in home-made cake from the Swabian Alb Association.
The Swabian Alb is the most cave-rich area of Germany. The Gerberhöhle, which is freely accessible during the summer months, is located in Fichteltal just a few metres from the HOFGUT MAISENBURG. Near Sonnenbühl there are the well—known stalactite caves called Nebel- and Bärenhöhle.
Magnificent baroque monastery complex. Münster and the Hall of Mirrors are open to the public. Regular cathedral concerts.
(13 km from the estate)
A feast for the eyes and ears: Mochental Castle is recognised by art lovers as one of the most beautiful private galleries in Germany. Constantly changing exhibitions of renowned painters and sculptors.
(14 km from the estate)
MARBACH STATE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE
With over 500 years of tradition, the oldest state equestrian farm is a living cultural asset. For more information on stallion parades and guided tours, please visit
(18 km from the estate)
CITY STROLL THROUGH ULM
The medieval city of Ulm is famous for its imposing cathedral and its old town on the Danube, the "Fischerviertel".
(49 km from the estate)
The university town of Tübingen is a picturesque medieval town, where we particularly recommend a boat trip along the Neckar, just like in Venice.
(56 km from the estate)