Wolfratshausen - River Rafting, Bicycling, And Skating

Wolfratshausen — River Rafting, Bicycling, And Skating

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the city flag of Wolfratshausen is a Wolf.

This town in Bavaria has a long history and is set up for tourists who come here in masses all year long.

One of the reasons that it had such a successful history is because it’s very accessible. On the Isar and Loisach rivers, these rivers used to transport goods to other areas of the province. Now the rivers are used for boat tours. You won’t be on a regular boat, but on a raft. So don’t wear your nicest clothes, because you might end up a bit wet!

Want to feel the wind in your hair? Well, head on over to the Märchenwald. This fairy tale themed park has a roller coaster for the young and relaxing areas for the old to enjoy.

Wolfratshausen used to be the home of a beautiful castle. Unfortunately a strike of lightening set the castle ablaze and all that remained was rubble. You can see a plaque that commemorates the castle, but not much else.

Want to get out and about? The most famous natural preserve is the Pupplinger Au. Take a bicycle and ride on the Via Bavarica Tyrolensis, which is a 225 kilometer long bicycle path. It goes through the Pupplinger Au on its way from Munich to Tirol.

The Pupplinger Au is where the Isar and the Loisach Rivers meet, forming a natural area that people from as far away as Munich come to in order to bicycle, inline skate and walk through.

Most people associate Bavaria with skiing. Well, those tourists who want to hit the slopes can find opportunities not too far outside of the city.

Another popular attraction is the Japanese Garden. These were donated by the Japanese partner city. It is definitely something out of the ordinary and a touch of the exotic to this German Alpine town.

 

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