These new adventures offer sun-drenched vineyards, ancient castle ruins, mystical forests, enchanted caves and regional delicacies. From the picturesque Altmühltal and the summit-lined Fichtelgebirge to the Franconian Lake District and the idyllic Haßberge to Franconian Switzerland, our VGN leisure tips take you deep into nature and away from the hustle and bustle.
In this Collection, you'll find six varied Tours. If you have kids who love the outdoors, take them to the exciting gorges and lakes around Lake Brombach. Don't forget your swimsuit for the wonderful sandy beaches! You'll find lots of half-timbered charm with gorgeous vineyards and fruit tree meadows around the Haßberge, which is still an insider tip. It's best to bring a torch for the Wiesenttaler Trail Tour, as there are some enchanting caves waiting for you to take a closer look. If you like climbing, consider summit hopping in the Fichtelgebirge – the views are magnificent.
The Altmühltal-Panorama and Thalachtal-Romantik route is a two-part adventure. You dive deep into history – all the way back to the Stone Age – and learn a lot about the Celts and Bavarians. There’s no shortage of fantastic views from impressive castle ruins and vantage points.
You can easily access all Tours with VGN buses and trains. Leave your car at home because all the start and finish points are well connected by public transport. Often your adventure begins on the journey there. Just sit back and enjoy the passing landscape: a taste of the beauty that awaits you on foot.
Your kids love adventure and are really happy when they are outside? Then take them on this tour around canyons and lakes, over rooty paths, to beaches that invite you to dig and views that leave little mouths open. If the entire hike is too long for you, you can also include an exciting ferry ride across…
Psst! Here is an insider tip for everyone who loves picturesque vineyard panoramas, historic towns and lots of culinary delights: wine horizons and half-timbered romance in the Haßberge Nature Park. Hike from half-timbered town to half-timbered town through meadow orchards and enjoy fantastic views along…
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The Wiesenttal Trail Tour is a dream of nature! From the beautifully situated Streitberg you hike over forest and root paths, discover mystical caves and breathtaking plateaus with steep rock faces. Again and again you will encounter the babbling Wiesent: sometimes you see it meandering through the landscape…
Do you like to collect one or two peaks on your hikes? Then this tour in the Fichtelgebirge, which focuses on mountain hiking, is just right for you. Explore the so-called Upper Franconian Canada and climb one promising summit after the other. Be sure to pack enough snacks, because they taste best at…
The first stage of the tour, which combines Altmühltal panoramas with Thalachtal romance, is a great excursion for families and a special treat for those interested in history. It takes you along the prehistory and Celtic path to exciting highlights such as the history village of Landersdorf and spoils…
The second stage under the motto Altmühltal-Panorama and Thalachtal-Romantik not only takes you into the historic alleys of the "city of 21 towers", but will also enchant you with blooming landscapes and fantastic views from two castle ruins over extensive meadows and picturesque valleys . Particularly…
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