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This is a pleasant 5-minute stop, with a large wall graphic nearby showing the course of the Danube. The spring itself is not the real source of the Danube, of course I wish there had been an explanation of who built the enclosure, when, and...More
We only had a very quick visit before going back to the station but it was lovely and peaceful. It appears to be some form of underground spring, fascination to watch the bubbles floating to the surface.
Allegedly the origin of the Danube, not much to see, the little water produced by the spring runs underground below the garden of the castle into the river Brigach which then unites with the river Breg. The real origin probably is in the Black Forest....More
Donauquelle is the point where one of the biggest European rivers comes to life- the great Danube (Donau, Dunav, Donava...known by its many names) in a circle surrounded by the zodiac circle. Here you can see each of the zodiac sign. Nice place, wont take...More
Well, this is only a place designated by Tiberius to be the origin of the longest river in Europe. We researched and found the actual spring about 40 kilometers away in Furwangen. A week wonderful spot in the Black Forest.
We went here to see the origin of the Danube, which turns out to not be the origin of the Danube:-) We walked around, clean, organised. The city is very clean, we sat in a coffee shop, enjoyed the sunlight. If you have nothing to...More