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Kötz Overview

Kötz is a municipality in the district of Günzburg (Günzburg vacation rentals | Günzburg travel guide) in Bavaria in Germany

Kötz is located in the region of the Danube-Iller. Ebersbach (Ebersbach vacation rentals | Ebersbach travel guide), Großkötz, Kleinkötz are the Gemarkung in Kötz .

Things to See and Do in and near Kötz:

The main attraction of the Kötz and overall Günzburg (Günzburg vacation rentals | Günzburg travel guide) area is certainly LEGOLAND Germany, which is only 600 meters away from our guesthouse. For further information on Legoland, please visit www.legoland.de.

The city of Günzburg , which is about 4 km away from our guesthouse, dates back nearly 2000 years and has a population of about 20.000 inhabitants. You will enjoy the wonderful historic city and have a great time sitting on one of Germany’s most beautiful market places in an nearly mediterrean atmosphere surrounded by lots of restaurants and ice-cream shops. One attraction is the rococo-style church named Frauenkirche, which has been built by Dominikus Zimmermann from 1736 until 1741, you should not miss this historic building.

Please visit the following websites to get more information about the Günzburg region: www.guenzburg.de and www.landkreis-guenzburg.de.

Another very popular amusement park for children and adults is the „Skylinepark“ in Bad Wörishofen (Bad Wörishofen vacation rentals | Bad Wörishofen travel guide), at a distance of about 50 km from our house. For more information please visit www.skylinepark.de.

A further highlight for kids is the Teddy Bear Steiff-Museum in Giengen (only 32 km away from our house). Please visit www.steiff.de.

You can attend water ski lessons or wake board lessons (only about 12 km away from our house). For more information please visit www.wasserski-gundelfingen.de.

There is a variety of bikeways, like the 88 km Günztal Bikeway (Günztalradweg), the Kammeltal Bikeway (Kammeltalradweg) or the Danube Bikeway (Donau-Radwanderweg) offering a wonderful landscape. For more information please visit www.bayerisch-schwaben.de.

At a distance of about 12 km you can visit an ostrich farm (www.straussenfarm-donaumoos.de) or – about 25 km away – one of the longest dripstone caves of Southern Germany, called Charlottenhöhle (www.lonetal.net).

Younger children will have a lot of fun at the nearby Wichtelland in Burgau (www.wichtelland-burgau.de).

If the weather is bad, you may also visit adventure pools like the „Wonnemar“ in Neu-Ulm (Neu-Ulm vacation rentals | Neu-Ulm travel guide) (about 25 km to drive) www.wonnemar.de, or the Freizeitbad „Nautilla“ in Illertissen (about 30 km), or the „Therme Bad Wörishofen“ (about 50 km), or the indoor/outdoor swimming pool in Leipheim (Leipheim vacation rentals | Leipheim travel guide) (about 10 km).

Another attraction is the Wild West town of Dasing which is about 60 km from our guesthouse. For more information please visit www.western-city.com.

We would also recommend a shopping trip to the city of Ulm (about 25 km). You should not miss the Fischerviertel (fishermen’s quarter) and the Ulmer Münster (cathedral and highest church of the world). For more information see www.ulm.de.

In Augsburg (Augsburg vacation rentals | Augsburg travel guide) (about 50 km) you can spend a great time visiting the zoo or the Augsburger Puppenkiste (famous puppets show). (www.augsburg.de)

The city of Munich, which is at a distance of approx. 100 km from our guesthouse, offers a variety of activities and famous attractions: Bavaria Filmstadt (movies studios), Deutsches Museum (famous German Museum), Tierpark Hellabrunn (zoological garden), Olympiapark (former Olympic location), Schloß Nymphenburg (castle), Hofbräuhaus, Englischer Garten,… For more information please visit www.muenchen.de.

At a distance of approx. 100 km you will be able to visit the city of Stuttgart and its attractions, e.g. Tierpark Wilhelma (zoological garden), Porsche-Museum, Mercedes-Museum,….). For more information please visit www.stuttgart.de.

You will find a variety of other popular highlights at a distance of about 100 km: the famous castles of King Ludwig II. of Bavaria: Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau and Schloss Linderhof. All those castles are located within magnificient river environments. For further information please visit www.schwangau.de and www.neuschwanstein.de.

Another interesting destination for your trips is the Bodensee/Lake Constance (for example the Isle of Mainau). The city of Lindau (Lindau vacation rentals | Lindau travel guide) is about 125 km away. For further information please visit www.bodensee.eu.

More about the History of Kötz

Großkötz at first belonged to the Austrian Markgravate Burgau in 1408 until the middle of the 18th century. Since the peace treaties of Brno and Bratislava, the town belonged to Bavaria. In the course of administrative reform in Bavaria in 1818, the municipalities of Großkötz and Kleinkötz were joined together. The town then incorporated Ebersbach in 1978.

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Kötz lies within the state of Bavaria. The main attraction of the Kötz area is certainly LEGOLAND Germany, a popular theme park linked to the internationally popular toy. Ulm is located only 25 km from Kötz, so if you desire urban delights, you will not have far to travel. Kötz itself is a charming town. Do not miss a chance to visit the lovely Church of St. Nicholas, complete with onion dome.

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