Donauwörth tends to get overlooked when it comes to places to stay along the Romantic Road - but it is a pleasant medium-sized town with plenty to see in the centre when it comes to historic buildings and museums. The junction of the two rivers also makes it an interesting stop to take a wander through in the evening.
One reason for some people to stay here is to take the time and visit the Käthe Kruse doll museum - her dolls have become cult items for collectors in both the German- and English-speaking world.
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All three airports are relatively close to Donauwörth. Munich is probably the most convenient of all the airports with its mix of scheduled and low-cost operators. The other airports have varying degrees of options with internal flights or low-cost carriers.
Distance to Nuremberg Airport: 118km
Distance to Munich Airport: 135km
Distance to Memmingen Airport: 147km
The Donauwörth railway station is located to the southwest of the centre of the town just behind the spit of land between the Wörnitz and Danube rivers. Donauwörth is an important railway junction with connections to major cities in all directions.