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EXPERIENCE HOFGUT MAISENBURG

SPORTY CHALLENGES.
VARIED ACTIVITIES.
FANTASTIC EXPERIENCES.

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.

SPORTS

HIKING

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.

HORSE RIDING

Riding lessons in an indoor, or outdoor arena, or through the countryside. 

www.willi-wolf.de

(23 km from the estate)

CYCLING

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.

CANOEING

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. 

www.kanutouren.com/kanutouren-im-lautertal

(8 km from the estate)

SNOWSHOEING

Snowshoe through a pristine, snow-covered winter landscape nature. An unforgettable experience. Snowshoes, gaiters and ski poles are provided. 

www.albschneckler.de

(28 km from the estate)

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING

There are many cross country ski trails, some begin directly from HOFGUT MAISENBURG. Download maps of the trails and information at 
www.naturerlebnis-hayingen.de

DOG SLEDDING

Husky dog sled rides - please call +49 0171/6905482, or  E-mail michael.ruopp@web.de, to make an appointment.
(19 km from the estate)

GOLFING

There are 18 hole golf courses available in Rißtissen and Sonnenbühl-Undingen. For further information visit the websites  

www.albgolf.de and 

www.golfclub-donau-riss.de

(34 km from the estate)

CLIMBING

Treetop fun Climb at the outdoor adventure climbing garden at the foot of the Lichtenstein Castle. 

www.abenteuerpark-schlosslichtenstein.de

WALK WITH ALPACAS

70 beautiful and quiet alpacas romp around at the Achalm-Alpaka farm in Gomadingen-Wasserstetten. Take a stroll with them. 

www.achalm-alpaka.de

(15 km from the estate)

​Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

ACTIVITIES

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.

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

 
 

HUNTING

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.

FISHING

Experience the unique adventure of catching your own fish in Matzes Fish and Fishing Park in Datthausen. www.matzes-fisch-und-angelpark.de(13 km from the estate)

MINIGOLFING

steinREICH in Anhausen is a miniature golf course with a boules court, garden café and displays of our "Works in stone." www.steinreich-an-der-lauter.de

(3 km from the estate)

GLIDING & ULTRALIGHT FLYING

There is an airfield in Hayingen. Every flyable weekend is flown here. Guest sightseeing flights are possible with a motor glider, glider, or microlight aircraft. 

www.lsv-hayingen.de

(3 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

HOT AIR BALLOONING

Experience the Swabian Alb from above. A balloon ride is an unforgettable experience. From Münsingen: www.fuchs-ballonfahrten.de or from Rechtenstein: www.regionale-heissluftballone.de

(11/22 km from the estate)

BATHING

In the AlbThermen Bad Urach you immerse yourself in a new world and experience healing hot springs with a sauna and massage rooms. 

www.albthermen.de

(37 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

CARRIAGE RIDES

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

+49 07386/424,

or +49 0172/7351457.

(8 km from the estate)

LAGERHAUS IN DAPFEN

This unique café presents an exclusive chocolaterie and a high-quality soap factory. Enjoy an open production presentation every Wednesday at 2 p.m. 

www.lagerhaus-lauter.de

(16 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

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. 

www.albkaes.de

(20 km from the estate)

TRAUMLAND THEME PARK

The amusement park located at the Bärenhöhle is the ideal destination for the whole family. 

www.freizeitpark-traumland.de

(32 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

BOBSLEDDING ERPFINGEN

The bobsled run in Erpfingen is great fun for young and old. Children from 3 years of age may bobsled with an accompanying adult, and children as of 8 years old can bobsled alone. 

www.sommerbob.de

(34 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

CASTLES

The Great Lautertal is the valley with the most castles in Germany. The Hohengundelfingen ruin is freely accessible and offers a magnificent view. 

www.hohengundelfingen.de

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.

CULTURAL SIGHTSEEING

 

CAVES

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. 

www.hoehlenwelten-sonnenbuehl.de

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

WIMSENER HÖHLE

Germany's only cave that can be accessed by boat. Opening hours: April to October. www.wimsen.de
(7 km from the estate)

OPEN-AIR THEATRE

The Hayinger Naturtheater, which plays plays for adults and children from the end of July to the beginning of August, is within walking distance. 

www.naturtheater-hayingen.de

(3 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

BIOSPHERE RESERVE CENTRE SWABIAN ALB

The interactive and varied exhibition provides an insight into the model region awarded by UNESCO - the Swabian Alb Biosphere Reserve. www.biosphaerenzentrum-alb.de

(23 km from the estate)

Photo: © Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

LICHTENSTEIN CASTLE

Former hunting lodge on a steep rock above the Echaztal.

 www.schloss-lichtenstein.de

(33 km from the estate)

ZWIEFALTER MÜNSTER

Former Benedictine abbey containing a cathedral of the late baroque period. Guided cultural and historical tours.  

www.zwiefalten.de

(8 km from the estate)

OBERMARCHTAL MONASTERY

Magnificent baroque monastery complex. Münster and the Hall of Mirrors are open to the public. Regular cathedral concerts. 

www.kirchenmusik-obermarchtal.de

(13 km from the estate)

MOCHENTAL CASTLE

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.

www.galerie-schrade.de

(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 

www.gestuet-marbach.de

(18 km from the estate)

OUTLETCITY METZINGEN

Fascinating outlet world with over 70 top international brands that invite you to shop with year-round discounts. 

www.metzingen.de

(48 km from the estate)

Photo: © Outletcity Metzingen

Mythos Schwäbische Alb Tourismusgemeinschaft

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)

TÜBINGEN

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)

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