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Rent a motorhome in Passau

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Passau's position at the junction of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers has given it the title “City of Three Rivers”. Not only is this picturesque Bavarian city located at the meeting point of three rivers, but it's also at the junction of diverse landscapes and cultures. This unique location makes Passau a great to place to rent a motorhome and start exploring.

With a history reaching back to the Roman period, Passau has a rich cultural and architectural heritage. But there's more to Passau than its history. The city is located on the edge of the mountainous Bavarian Forest region, part of Europe's largest area of protected woodland. Renting a camper van here lets you explore this area of natural beauty in comfort. For your convenience, motorhomebookers.com has rental partners in Passau.

Whether you want to cruise on the rivers, explore the history, enjoy the outdoors or experience traditional Bavarian food, Passau is a great starting point for your motorhome holiday. Read on for tips on the top attractions in the city and region.

Top 5 facts about Passau

  1. The ancient history of Passau dates back to the 2nd century BC and is chronicled at the Kastell Boiotro Roman Museum, built on the site of a Roman fort.
  2. The high hill that overlooks Passau is home to the Veste Oberhaus, the former residence of the city's prince-bishops.
  3. The Ilz Valley hiking trail ends in Passau, with several other trails within the city.
  4. •Less than an hour's drive north of Passau is the Bavarian Forest National Park, offering unspoiled woodland and outdoor activities, such as hiking and skiing.
  5. Dog lovers can't afford to miss Passau's Dachshund Museum, dedicated to the region's most famous dog breed.

These highlights await you when you rent a camper van in Passau

Before setting out on your motorhome journey, you owe it to yourself to explore Passau itself. Visit St Stephen's Cathedral, an Italian-style baroque church that features the largest pipe organ in Europe. A climb up to the Veste Oberhaus fortress will be rewarded with a museum of the castle's medieval history and spectacular views of Passau and the surrounding region.

Passau is the perfect place to start your Bavarian camper van excursion with some local cuisine. The city has something to offer everyone, from traditional favourites to modern interpretations of Bavarian classics. This centre of beer culture also offers many local bars and breweries, including taverns dating back to the middle ages.

This makes Passau particularly suitable as a starting point for your road trip

When you begin your motorhome journey in Passau, you'll find yourself surrounded by natural and historical beauty spots. To the north lies the Bavarian Forest National Park, while a trip to the southwest will take you to the spa towns of Bad Füssing, Bad Griesbach and Bad Birnbach. If you want to experience some live Bavarian history, visit the Bavarian Forest Museum Village, just half an hour's drive from the city.

Camper van rental: Useful information for your trip to Passau

Passau is in a uniquely convenient position as the starting point for a camper van expedition. Access by rail is available, and the city is less than two hours' drive from Munich International Airport. In addition, Passau is located close to the borders of two other nations, Austria and Czechia, making it convenient for international motorhome travel.

Rent a motorhome now and discover the region around Passau

No motorhome visit to Passau would be complete without one of the city's most famous sights, the Dreiflüsseeck. The spot where the three rivers merge creates a rare spectacle as blue, black and green currents meet, flowing side by side before finally merging. This unique sight is not to be missed.

Passau's rich cultural heritage and proximity to outstanding natural beauty make it the ideal spot for a motorhome holiday. To get started, book your camper van rental with motorhomebookers.com today.

The waterfront and sightseeing boats in Passau at sunset.

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