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Autumnal hikes with a view in the northern Black Forest

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Autumnal hikes with a view in the northern Black Forest

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8

Tours

39:48 h

78.5 mi

14,725 ft

What could be more pleasant than a gentle hike on a sunny autumn day? If this question’s got you scratching your head, our Collection of eight walking Tours through the northern Black Forest will prove the perfect outdoor experience for you this fall. Offering incredibly accessible adventure, you’ll trek past renowned World Heritage Sites; mystic, natural monuments; historic border markings and incredible viewing points high above the Black Forest. Once you’ve had enough fun on the trails, you’ll also find cosy restaurants with hearty, authentic, local fare—perfect for re-energizing after a day in the wild. So, are you ready to make the most out of this season? If so, carpe autumni—enjoy the autumn!

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  • Difficult
    03:54
    7.62 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,350 ft
    1,350 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    This short but crisp tour offers a spectacular panorama of the ridge of Hornisgrinde over the Rhine Valley.

    

    You start at the station Unterstmatt and follow the right way direction Hornisgrinde, past the ski slopes, through the coniferous forest, always steeply up the hill, to the small grinde. This part

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  • Intermediate
    04:10
    8.44 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,450 ft
    1,475 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.

    Bad Wildbad has much to offer not only for its spa guests, but also for pleasure hikers who like to have a little variety on the way.

    

    Let's go to the train station in Bad Wildbad. The first climb goes over the so-called Himmelsleiter - 365 stone steps that reward you with a beautiful view over Bad Wildbad

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  • Intermediate
    04:36
    10.7 mi
    2.3 mph
    600 ft
    600 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    Rich in history, Maulbronn presents itself as the northernmost corner of the Northern Black Forest region. The leisurely day trip starts at the station of Mühlacker and leads you after a small piece through farmland into the tub forest.

    

    In the Wannenwald you follow the historical "Landesdefensionslinie

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  • Difficult
    06:16
    12.5 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,325 ft
    2,325 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

    The tour around the hiking paradise Baiersbronn starts at the Baiersbronn train station and climbs the ridge above the Tonbachtal over 800 m. Once at the top, old landmarks from the 16th century greet you and a kilometer further you can visit a still well-preserved ointment oven.

    

    After so much culture

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  • Difficult
    03:34
    6.35 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    You should not miss out on this panoramic tour with the only via ferrata in the Northern Black Forest. By train you can reach Ottenhöfen, the starting point of this day tour. The majority of the way is signposted as "Genießerpfad Karlsruher Grat".

    

    From Ottenhöfen it is always easy uphill, past the beautiful

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  • Difficult
    06:55
    13.1 mi
    1.9 mph
    2,800 ft
    2,800 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    The day tour takes you along the third leg of the Westweg, a long-distance hiking trail across the Black Forest.

    

    Start is the station in Forbach, from where it is only once steep uphill and over bumpy paths until the small tranquil Herrenwieser lake is reached.

    

    A last climb leads past the Bussemer Stein

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  • Difficult
    05:53
    10.9 mi
    1.9 mph
    2,750 ft
    2,750 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    High above the Murg Valley are the Dachsstein, the Lautenfelsen and the Teufelsmühle. Three literal highlights in the hiking region around Gernsbach.

    

    The tour takes you from Hilpertsau station initially uphill to the first lookout point on Dachsstein at 646 m. Not two kilometers further, the next vantage

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  • Difficult
    04:31
    8.88 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

    Less than 40 minutes by train from Karlsruhe, the spa town of Bad Herrenalb, not only with wellness and good food, but especially with the wild nature of the Black Forest.

    

    From the train station, head southwest to the ascent to Bernsteinfels at 693m. On the way there you circle the Botten, Renn- and Bauzenberg

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    8
  • Distance
    78.5 mi
  • Duration
    39:48 h
  • Elevation
    14,725 ft

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