Wealthy kings, noble knights and fair damsels. The Oberpfalz is the district with the most castles in the whole of Germany, nowhere else will you see so many fortresses, castles and ruins. Follow the tracks of the Middle Ages and discover the medieval history of the Oberpfalz on an excursion.
Our local Parsberg castle is just a few minutes away by car from Maiers HOTEL.
Regensburg impresses its visitors with a history stretching back over 2,000 years. The Goths and Romans were active here. From the 9th century, Regensburg was an important trading city. Many of the best-known buildings in the city such as the marketplace, the town hall, the cathedral and the Stone Bridge originate from the 11th – 13th centuries.
Stroll through the narrow alleyways and enjoy the character of the old town with its numerous romantic influences. It’s no coincidence that the people of Regensburg refer to their home as Italy’s most northern city.
Walking, running or simply a gentle stroll – alone or as part of a team. Either sporty or smoothly for a time out. Long or short distance – we will always help you find the right path to unique locations in the surrounding area.
The 100km long Schwarze Laber cycle path from Neumarkt to Regensburg runs almost directly past Maiers HOTEL. Enjoy the wind in your hair as the picturesque landscape rolls by. You can safely store your bike in our garage after your tour. We will be happy to put a packed lunch together for you on the following morning.
The Altmühl Valley nature park is one of the most beautiful valleys in the whole world. Bavarian’s slowest river winds its way between juniper heaths and jagged slopes, past castles, magnificent forests and romantic villages.
Relax on one of the bathing lakes or get sporty and jump on your bike. We would be happy to give you some tips for the best tours.
Feeling adventurous? Families can enjoy themselves in the nearby stalactite caves and become true cave explorers.
Looking for relaxation? Welcome to the Kuhstallcafe Illkhofen! Enjoy freshly-baked cakes and delicious coffee with the best box seats with a view of the cowshed.
Feeling nostalgic? Visit the only Maybach museum in the world and resurrect the legendary automobile.
Looking for fun? Discover the Danube breakthrough at Kelheim and the Weltenburg Abbey.
Want some action? Speed through the amusement park on the bobsleigh with the wind blasting in your face. It’s an experience that nobody will forget too soon.
Fancy some archaeology? Even our smallest guests can do some research in the Altmühltal dinosaur park. Experience prehistoric times up close!
The Oberpfalz is one of Germany’s most popular holiday destinations! Our reception team will be happy to give you more tips for exciting adventures.