Sights in Ingolstadt – Holidays in Bavaria

A must-see

Ingolstadt is a modern, lively town with an almost limitless offering of attractions, traditional festivals and exciting events. Come and visit us soon and see for yourself!

Ingolstadt & the surrounding area

With its numerous towers of the city walls and other historical buildings, Ingolstadt is known as the “Town of 100 Towers”. Today, large parts of the old town are well maintained. Separated from the surrounding urban area, it has a unique character that is faithful to the original. If you go on a tour from the hotel you will discover a number of museums and attractions such as the Liebfrauenmünster church or the old town hall. In the surrounding area, the wonderful Danube floodplains or the Altmühltal Natural Park attract people to the fantastic nature.

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Long journeys are currently not possible. However, wanderlust can also be remedied a bit in the region. Because the area is diverse and a bit of holiday mood can arise after a short drive.

Worth seeing in Ingolstadt

Audi Forum

The Audi Forum is a special type of visitor centre. There’s a museum with changing exhibitions as well as factory tours, an art house cinema, concerts and other events.

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Christmas market

The Ingolstadt Christmas market dates back to 1570 and as such is one of Germany’s oldest Christmas markets. With its classic design, it spreads a festive atmosphere throughout the old town during Advent.

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Dinosaur Museum

Experience science – feel insights – grasp facts – this is possible in the Dinosaur Museum Altmühltal. On the 1.5 km long adventure trail you embark on an exciting journey through the different geological eras and immerse yourself in 400 million years of evolutionary history. The more than 70 life-size replicas convey the feeling of being part of prehistory.

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Experience Ingolstadt

Old town

The historic old town with its distinctive fortresses invites visitors to come and explore. The wonderful architecture in the area along the Danube captivates visitors from all over the world.

Banks of the Danube

The banks of the Danube in the city area offer a versatile combination of natural recreation and modern lifestyle. Park-like open spaces and cautious building development leave plenty of space for walking and relaxing.

Historic buildings

You can easily reach many of the beautiful locations in Ingolstadt from our hotels by foot. This includes popular attractions such as the Asam Church, the Herzogskasten castle, the Kreuztor tower, Klenze Park, the German Museum of Medicine History or the New Palace.

Sport & Leisure

Wonnemar swimming pool & thermal spa

Swimming and sauna fans will find plenty to keep them occupied in Wonnemar. The leisure pool will delight families with kids, whereas adults are attracted to the sauna and Wonnemar Fitness Club

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Exemplary cycle paths in a beautiful landscape make Ingolstadt and the Altmühltal Nature Park a paradise for all those who enjoy cycling and cycling. Cycling along the Danube, in the Altmühl Valley or on the Jura Heights – the Altmühltal Cycle Path and the other top cycle paths in the Altmühltal Nature Park await enthusiastic cyclists.

The most beautiful bike tours


This is how hiking should be – the Altmühltal Panorama Trail and other wonderful routes lead right into the middle of the beautiful nature of the Altmühltal Nature Park holiday region. When hiking in the Altmühltal Nature Park, you will discover not only rugged dolomite rocks, sun-drenched juniper heaths, gentle river valleys and extensive forests, but also a cultural landscape steeped in history.

The most beautiful hikes

Boating Altmühl

Explore the Altmühl by canoe, be active together and get very close to the water – boating on the Altmühl is the ultimate relaxed summer pleasure. Whether for an afternoon or for several days, beginners and experienced boat hikers are always well on the way on the Altmühl: its leisurely flow speed makes it the ideal family river. Each stage has its own charm – and the service along the route is also right.

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Ingolstadt is an athletic city. Ambitious long-distance runners compete in the triathlon and the annual half marathon. Facilities such as the ice-skating stadium, the sports pool or the golf and tennis courts provide plenty of opportunities for physical exercise.

Forest climbing garden

5 courses in different levels of difficulty, a 28 m high climbing tree as well as a giant swing and a bambini course offer climbing fun for all ages and tastes.

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Ingolstadt is surrounded by lakes, forests and nature reserves. Experience the beauty of our homeland first hand as you walk or cycle, take some Kneipp therapy or go on a guided tour.

Castles & Palaces

Graceful, majestic and fortified – buildings worth seeing enchant architecture and culture lovers in the Altmühltal Nature Park. Powerful aristocratic families, influential prince-bishops and orders, wealthy nobles and brave knights shaped their epochs. The fortified castles and ruins high above the valley, the magnificent castles and magnificent residences in the cities are testimonies to this cultural history.

Castles & Palaces

Shopping in Ingolstadt

Ingolstadt Village

Ingolstadt Village is one of the largest designer outlets in the region. Over 100 brands are based here and will impress you with branded goods at bargain prices.

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Westpark Center

In the Westpark, shopping becomes a multi-sensory experience that appeals to all the senses. 145 specialist shops invite you to go on an extended shopping spree and offer a wide range of products, from household goods to clothing, jewellery and accessories to food and electronics.

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Old town

Ingolstadt is probably one of the cities that offer its visitors the most in a confined space. Classical music fans will get their money’s worth as well as history buffs or art enthusiasts. The traffic-calmed city centre with its extensive pedestrian zone between the Liebfrauenmünster and the New Palace is not only a unique shopping mile – Countless cafés and bistros, pubs and trendy hangouts, rustic traditional Bavarian pubs and international restaurants also make a shopping spree a culinary pleasure.

Have fun exploring!

Ingolstadt lies in the middle of Bavaria and offers its visitors a wealth of unique culture, nature and events. Our friendly staff will happily advise you on how you can spend your free time.