Danube Gorge and Driving tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
The ship can handle handicapped people, but you must be able to get in an tour of the vehicle on your own.

Maximum travelers: 3



German (fluent), English (fluent)

Boat Tour through Danube Gorge and Driving Tour

Take a cruise through the Danube Gorge on the way to Weltenburg Monastery. With stunning geological formations, an amazing Rococo Church, and wonderful food and drink, the trip to Weltenburg is one you will never forget. Additionally, we'll travel by car to the Kuchlbauer brewery, known for its unusual tower designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and through the heart of hops country.


Travel with a private car about 1. 5 - 2. 0 hours north of Munich to the small town of Kelheim. From here, we board a small ship to take us on a 40 minute ride through the Danube Gorge on our way to the Weltenburg Monastery. Once there, we visit the rococo church and optionally have lunch. The offer typical Bavarian specialties and have a famous dark beer which has been brewed on-site since 1050.
The trip back to Kelheim is a brief 20 minutes because of the fast moving current. From here, it's just 30 minutes to the Kuchlbauer brewery where you will see an astonishing piece of modern architecture designed by the renowned Austrian artist, Friedensreich Hundertwasser. We can have a drink in their biergarten as you marvel at the tower. On the way back to Munich, we pass through the heart of the Hallertau Hop growing region.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will pick you up at your hotel

End location: Your hotel or any other location in north Munich or the inner city.

Duration: 8 hours

Tour time may vary by plus or minus 60 minutes. Please advise is you have any specific time constraints


Private vehicle - small SUV.
Larger vehicles seating up to 8 passengers may be available at an extra cost.

What’s Included

Private Car with driver/guide. Historical and culture explanations as we travel. Ticket for ship to and from Kloster Weltenburg on the Danube Gorge. Your Guide is also a Diplom BierSommerlier!

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 Euro - Lunch and drinks

What’s Extra

Food and drink is not included. If you decide to tour the Kuchlbauer brewery, Hops museum, etc. you should plan on paying that admission fee.

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