Welcome to the Donnersberg Region
Those who decide to spend some spare time in Donnersberg county will face eventful days. Right here – at the top – in the region surrounding the highest summit of the Palatinate (the Donnersberg Mountain with a height of 687 m), is where the journey starts!
Strolling through different eras, unspoiled nature awaits the visitor. The journey through time starts in the era of the Celts, who left their traces at the Donnersberg and continues through the Middle Ages, with splendid ruins of castles and monasteries up to the age of the mineworkers … the Donnersberg region brings history to life!
Regarding arts and culture various museums, concerts or theater performances are a treat for the eyes and ears. Visitors shouldn’t miss out on the culinary delights whether doing a classical wine tasting or a beer tasting or visiting one of our numerous restaurants and taverns. The offer includes traditional Palatinate dishes like “Saumagen” right up to new delicious creations. Hospitality is a priority with us. For your overnight stay you can choose between a 4*hotel, a cozy vacation apartment, feeling like an Indian while sleeping in a tipi village or spending your vacation on a farm.
Donnersberg county also provides various options for sporting activities. Remote corners wait to be explored by bike, in your hiking boots, or on horseback. Signposted hiking trails lead through the forest, the vineyards and meadows passing rivers and ponds leading upwards to the Donnersberg summit. A special highlight for all hiking friends is a tour on the “Pfälzer Höhenweg” (Palatinate High Route) leading from Winnweiler to Wolfstein. The route of approx. 110 km length provides many spectacular panoramic views and insights.
Regardless of whether visitors are seeking adventure or simply would like to take a time out – our region offers possibilities for everyone.