Trip on the Danube River - Stopfenreuth and Spittelauer branches
Wooden stairs, entrance for canoe near Stopfenreuth.
On your trip you will find yellow water-lilies and a small sandy and pebble beach at the end of the branch.
Google map with main points of the paddle trip
The Stopfenreuth Branch ends in the Danube and there is a a view to the Hainburg Castle.
At the end of the Stopfenreuth Branch you can take your canoes to another Spittelauer Branch, or jump to the great Danube River.
There is another weir in the Spittelauer Branch and at the end of the branch you will find a final weir with a small bridge. Behind this weir you will paddle in the Danube River.
There are ruins of the Rothelstein Castle on the right bank of the Danube. There is another castle soon - Devin which is on the left bank of the Danube, in Slovakia. There is a confluence of the Danube and Morava Rivers below the castle. Take care, there are dangerous water swirls.
It is possible to return back almost at the point of your start. You start on the Danube near Stopfenreuth, paddle down the river and turn left to the branches below Hainburg. Then paddle back to the Stopfenreuth area.
Text a photo by Vlado Bibel