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There are plenty of places to see and visit in Upper Palatinate. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Upper Palatinate is a region where 20 hidden gems are waiting to be explored and visited. Check the top places to visit in the region and plan your next adventure today.

The top 20 Attractions in Upper Palatinate

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    Kötztinger Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Quaint mountain hut with a large beer garden in the open air, hospitality and good visibility.

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    Hans
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    Großer Osser

    Hiking Highlight

    If someone speaks of the hiking area around the Großer and Kleiner Osser, you often hear the name "Matterhorn of the Bavarian Forest". Although this comparison might also be applied …

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    Daniel
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    Chamer Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    The “Kleiner Arber” shelter, also known as Chamer Hütte, is located on the southern slope of the Kleiner Arber at an altitude of 1,298 meters and invites you to take …

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    Thomas
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    Rauchröhren

    Hiking Highlight

    Unique point on the predicate trail Goldsteig. As you climb through the smoke tube into the debris field, the slopes and cliffs of the Steinbühler Gesenkes seem almost alpine with …

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    FXA
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    Steinerne Stadt

    Hiking Highlight

    This karst rock labyrinth is absolutely overwhelming. You can quickly understand how the name comes about when you stroll through the alleys, squares and streets that have been carved into …

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    Apollo831
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    Steinerne Brücke

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    The oldest surviving bridge in Germany has just been renovated, very worth seeing!

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    Hannes
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    7

    Kallmünz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Great place at confluence of Vils and Naab. Narrow streets, artists' village, house in the rock

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    Der Höllbach

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice hike. Even with our four-year-old son was very feasible. But watch out for your little ones - walking on the stones is not that dangerous.

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    JoeMiba
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    9

    Ruine Weißenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    In the middle of the stone forest stands on a rock spur the well-preserved castle ruins Weissenstein. At the end of the 13th century there was already a simple fortified …

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    Höllbachtal

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Höllbachtal is wild and romantic at the same time, you make your way over hill and dale through the rocky forest gorge, always accompanied by the roar of the …

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    Rombea
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    11

    Vogelherdgrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Vogelherdgrotte is an impressive karst cave near Krottensee. It consists of Frankendolomit (Malm). The cave experiences a strong recreational use.

    But you can also enjoy this place wonderfully if …

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    Regensburger Dom

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Cathedral of St. Peter is a wonderful building that you should definitely visit. For cyclists on the Danube Cycle Path "duty"!

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    Gerd
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    13

    Weissingkuppe

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Very nice hike over the meandering path. After the stairs go up the rock right side. It is a so-called mushroom rock: The heavy boulder sits on a base of small circumference. Fascinating.

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    Susanne
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    14

    In the middle of the Upper Palatinate Forest between Falkenberg and Windischeschenbach lies the wild and romantic Waldnaab Valley, also known as the “Grand Canyon of the Upper Palatinate”. The …

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    Nadine
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    Höllbach Brücke

    Hiking Highlight

    The Höllbachtal is wild and romantic at the same time, you make your way over hill and dale through the rocky forest gorge, always accompanied by the roar of the …

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    Rombea
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    16

    Kallmünz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Kallmünz an der Naab is one of the most picturesque places in Bavaria. A short stop is not enough to absorb the interesting sights. Above the town, at the confluence …

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    Nikolaus
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    17

    Kreuzfelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    To get to the summit, a little surefootedness is required. It goes over rocks. Ties are attached to the few slightly more difficult places. So it is very easy to …

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    Hans
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    18

    romantic corner .... it's worth keeping here

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    Walhalla

    Hiking Highlight

    Named after the Götterhalle of Norse mythology, the Walhalla was built in 1842 at the behest of King Ludwig I. Here since the construction significant personalities of the Germanic language …

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    Ludwig Donau Main Kanal

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Live 1 km from the canal, 5 km from the "Elfriede", the route shown is miten the most beautiful, but also the connection routes are worth driving: direction Nuremberg on …

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    Friedrich

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