Passau is located in South Eastern Germany nearly on the border with Austria at the intersection of the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers. A popular stop on Danube river cruises, Passau has a history that goes back to ancient Rome. In fact, it was home to the largest diocese in the Holy Roman Empire for several years. During the renaissance, Passau gained recognition for producing swords and blades stamped with a wolf, like that of their coat of arms. Featured below are a few of our favorite experiences for the cruise port of Passau, Germany:
- Take a trip to the Bavarian Forest to see the wildlife of these storybook woods.
- Explore the history of Passau and the surrounding region at the Oberhaus Museum, which chronicles the local history from medieval times.
- Breathe in the fresh air on a bike trip along the Danube bike trail. The most popular section is between Passau and Vienna.
- Interested in glass? Then you’ll have to visit the Passauer Glasmuseum which features 30,000 pieces of glass and crystal from different historical periods.