All nature parks from A to Z

Nature parks – adventures in the great outdoors

Germany's 104 nature parks showcase the country's most beautiful landscapes. Picturesque lakes and riverscapes. Islands and moors. Diverse woodland, hills and mountains. All these, plus a range of activities, are available for you to experience. Together, the nature parks make up over one quarter of Germany's land area, representing a diversity that offers something for everyone.

Near to Lake Constance, where the Alps begin and the landscape is characterised by its unusual geology, the Nagelfluhkette Nature Park is part of a diverse landscape comprising biospheres and national parks.

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Welcome to Germany's largest nature park, where you can experience nature at first hand, whether by cycling, hiking or trying some typical Black Forest delicacies from one of the inns in the park.

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In southern Saxony-Anhalt between Thuringia and Saxony lies the Saale-Unstrut-Triasland Nature Park and Geopark, which offers a stunning combination of scenery, culture and history.

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Situated in Rhineland-Palatinate and the Saarland , this multifaceted nature park covers an area of 2,055 square kilometres where Germany borders France and Luxembourg.

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If you want to get away from it all, this scenic holiday region in northern Germany with its quaint villages, wide open meadows, idyllic lakes and pretty walking trails is for you.

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These woodlands, fens, lakes and heaths are hugely popular with holidaymakers from the nearby towns along the Rhine, Ruhr and Maas rivers and from across the border in the Netherlands.

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The southern Black Forest is one of Germany's most beautiful recreation areas. Peaks with stunning views, traditional local farms, dense forests – a captivating mix of nature, culture and tradition.

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Located in north-west Bavaria , the Spessart Hills Nature Park protects one of Germany's largest and most beautiful deciduous forests. The hills are bordered by the valley of the river Main with its picture-perfect towns and castles.

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