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Worth the visit

When in the neighbourhood, stop and go visit. Nice stop for a break and quick visit. Not worth it... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Sonja S
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Beautiful spot

Worth a quick visit ... interesting to see how the water bubbles up to the surface. Quiet peaceful... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Yasmin K
Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Its very interesting place with very old building (castle) and near this place there is BIG AND FANTASTIC PARK ....I enjoy it really <3

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sonceto
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

When in the neighbourhood, stop and go visit. Nice stop for a break and quick visit. Not worth it when you have to make a big d-tour.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sonja S
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Worth a quick visit ... interesting to see how the water bubbles up to the surface. Quiet peaceful place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Yasmin K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LaurelPrince
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helmut S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank TamaraD87
Reviewed 22 June 2018

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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Magdalena C
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Charming landmark in beautiful surroundings. A worthy celebration of the starting point of a mythical river, so important to Europe and its history. Surrounded by a beautiful church and stylish park.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AdP_13
Reviewed 27 March 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank UveO
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