St Stephen’s Cathedral, © Abema – Fotolia.com
Visit Passau – More Sights
View the confluence of the 3 rivers at the point of land called the Dreiflüsseeck. The Dreiflüsseeck is at the edge of the Old Town. You will find a view of the rivers and a playground. The Museum Moderner Kunst and Niedernburg Convent are nearby.
St Paul’s Church
Veste Oberhaus – a fortress built in 1219 with excellent views over the city. The Vests Oberhaus is high on the bank of the river opposite from the Old Town. The Oberhaus Museum is located here.
Visit Heilig-Geist-Ausstellungsraum – a monastery converted to a restaurant well-known for its wine tasting experience.
Veste Oberhaus, Visit Passau
Passau weather in summer peaks in July and August with averages of 73 F (23 C), while lows are about 54 F (12 C). By December and January average highs are 34 F (1 C) and average lows are 25 F (-4 C). Rainfall is highest in July. August is likely the best month to visit Passau and ensure good weather with little chance of flooding on the Danube.
Passau from Danube River
Get to Passau
Passau is a standard port of call on 14 day river cruises between Budapest and Amsterdam. You can get to Passau on a 7 day Danube river cruises from Budapest.The train station is located downtown near the intersection of the three rivers and the river cruise docks. There is no major airport nearby, but it only takes a little over 2 hours to get to Passau from Munich by rail.