Hikers beware, the chances are you will fall in love with the Palatinate. All it takes is one short stroll through this marvelous mixture of forests and rolling hills and you’re going to want to come back. Lush beech forests, broken up only by delicate sandstone spires, conceal the remains of medieval castles that lie scattered around the area. For those who know how to enjoy themselves, quaint shops offer local wines and traditional, hearty fare at every turn. And in the evening, after a long day on the trail, there are plenty of gourmet restaurants to choose from—restaurants that pride themselves on their ecological and regional cuisine. Doesn’t that sound like a hiker’s dream?
Eight powerful castle ruins line up along the cross-border tour. Enigmatic stories and legends, mighty lookout cliffs, wild forest landscapes and romantic villages make every hiker's heart beat faster. From the start in the idyllic resort of Schönau, the path immediately leads steeply up the mountain…
The Palatinate Vineyard is pure Palatinate: alternately leads the 170-kilometer long path on dreamy paths through entertaining forest passages and sunlit sections in the Palatinate vineyard.
Stage 1: from Bockenheim to Neuleiningen
The first stage of the Palatinate Weinsteig, the longest of the three Palatinate…
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Spectacular rocks, deeply cut valleys and above all: forest, as far as the eye can see! This awaits us on the 140 kilometer long Pfälzer Waldpfad.
Stage 1: From Kaiserslautern to Finsterbrunnertal
From Kaiserslautern, the first stage of the Pfälzer Waldpfad takes us on a route of just under 16 km through…
The Pfälzer Höhenweg guarantees a lot of variety. And not only because it goes as high on the 114 kilometer long route as nowhere else in the Palatinate.
Stage 1: From Winnweiler to Dannenfels
On the first stage of the Pfälzer Höhenweg we follow the tracks of the mining industry. From Winnweiler, the 16…
Varied circular walk with impressive rock formations, caves, mixed forest passages and magnificent views - a nature experience of the highest class.
If you are looking for a rendezvous with nature and want to escape the stress of everyday life, this is the place for you. In the middle of the Palatinate…
On the 76 kilometers long Chapel Pilgrimage you will experience the special features of the Bad Bergzaberner Land. The sea of vine that captivates you, the Palatinate Forest that lets you rest and the chapels that invite you to reflect. A way to slow down. The nearly 76-kilometer hiking trail is recommended…
The quality trail in the heart of the Palatinate highlands is great as a two- to three-day tour suitable. The trail leads through the hilly landscape of the Palatinate highlands, lined with magnificent panoramic views of the Hunsrück and the Palatinate. On the way, romantically located benches invite…
The Holzlandweg leads as a circular walk through the dense Palatine Forest, past bizarre rock formations such as the Soul Rock, along bubbling streams and historic sites. The woodland communities Waldfischbach-Burgalben, Heltersberg, Schmalenberg and Geiselberg as well as the Moosalbtal community Steinalben…
The second largest sacred building of the Palatinate, in Otterberg, the large "Menhir" Hinkelstein and one of the largest heath areas in south-west Germany, the "Mehlinger Heide", you will admire on this round trip, which is also to be hiked in two stages.
The Hinkelsteinweg as a circular path connects…
With a bang it starts: Lichtenberg Castle, headquarters of the Counts of Veldenz, high above the small village Thallichtenberg is the starting point of the trail that leads to the Veldenzer castle in Lauterecken. The predicate trail is characterized by a natural silence that is rarely experienced.
The cross-border long-distance hiking trail has everything to offer that makes the hiker's heart jump. You can discover amazing views as well as a variety of castles and castle ruins in Dahn Rockland and Alsace. A sea of red sandstone rocks line the path. In five stages, the little ghost guides hikers…
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