Hike Jurasteig - From Kelheim to Bad Abbach in the Bavarian Jura: Position on map

Hike Jurasteig - From Kelheim to Bad Abbach

Jurasteig - From Kelheim to Bad Abbach


Min: 1099 ft
Max: 1562 ft
Uphill: 2513 ft
Downhill: 2700 ft
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Distance: 13.2 miles
Duration:5 h 30 min
Min: 1099 ft
Max: 1562 ft
Uphill: 2513 ft
Downhill: 2700 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

Follow the easy signs
© Tourismusverband Ostbayern e.V. / Martin Gabriel Follow the easy signs

Starting in Kelheim, this beautiful hike leads you all the way to Bad Abbach. You may consider visiting the Hall of Liberation on your way. You will hike over mountains and along the river Danube, enjoying a beautifully pristine nature.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 13 miles on this moderate trail. This makes it a relatively long hike. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 27 miles.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.

Getting here

By car

Drive to Kelheim via motorway A3 and federal road B16.

Public transportation

Kelheim is well connected to the surrounding cities by trains and buses.

By boat

There are several options to get to Kelheim by boat from around the Danube and Altmühl valleys.


Arbeitskreis Bayerischer Jura
Im Gewerbepark D 04
Phone49 (0)941/ 58539-0
Fax49 (0)941/ 58539-39
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