Gorges in Middle Franconia

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Gorges are incredibly beautiful places, and you’ve got 6 to choose from in Middle Franconia. Just browse our list of the best gorges below and see photos, tips and extra info to help you visit one of these beautiful places on your next adventure in Middle Franconia.

The top 6 gorges in Middle Franconia

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    Schwarzachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Schwarzach Gorge, also known as Schwarzachschlucht or Schwarzachdurchbruch, is one of Bavaria's most beautiful geotopes and is designated as a nature reserve.

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    Thannbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    Near Altenthann begins the small, formerly wild-romantic-looking gorge. It is surrounded by heavily weathered rock formations of sandstone. A stream, which springs near the St. Vitus Church in Althentann, gave …

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    Bitterbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight

    A little different at any time of the year and day - therefore always a highlight that makes you happy even after the 20th Passage.

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    Schwarzachklamm

    Hiking Highlight

    The Schwarzach Gorge in front of the doors of Nuremberg is one of the 100 most beautiful geotopes in Bavaria and has been protected since 1936. It is worth a visit in every season!

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    Pfalzbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The easy hike leads - quite surprisingly - even in front of the last houses of Neustadt (Aisch) in a jungle en miniature: watercourse, undergrowth, trees and the many dead …

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    Röttenbachschlucht

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    A scenic trail along ponds, through pine forest and along the stream with plenty of roots and turns. Is also very nice.

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