There are plenty of places to see and visit in the Swabian Jura. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Swabian Jura 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 the Swabian Jura

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    Uracher Wasserfall

    Hiking Highlight

    The Urach waterfall is one of the absolute highlights of the Swabian Alb and, with its total height of 87 meters, is one of the highest waterfalls in Germany outside …

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    Gütersteiner Wasserfall

    Hiking Highlight

    The Gütersteiner waterfall falls only about one kilometer north of the main well-known Urach waterfall in the neighboring valley in depth and is much less visited than this. The waterfall …

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    Zeller Horn

    Hiking Highlight

    From here you have the most beautiful view of the castle Hohenzollern - postcard motives guaranteed. The Zeller Horn (913 meters altitude) is part of the Albtraufs, the northwest-facing steep drop of the Swabian Alb.

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    Hörnle

    Hiking Highlight

    The Hörnle was once a hard-topped mountain and was to be mined for cement production. Through massive resistance, mainly by the fruit-growing population of the mountain could be saved. Many thanks to the citizens of Dettingen.

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    Unterer Wasserfallweg

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    On the way back to the parking lot we passed here. After we had strengthened ourselves at the waterfall hut and cooled down at the waterfall, this path was a …

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    Ruine Hohenurach

    Hiking Highlight

    As already described here, the ruin is today a very worthwhile destination and should not be missed during a visit to the Urach waterfall.

    A little history:
    The once proud …

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    Burg Hohenneuffen

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Hohen Neuffen - an unforgettable, unique setting in a magical place. This is a slogan of the castle restaurant Burg Hohenneuffen. From hikers to businessmen, there is something …

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    Rutschenfelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rutschenfelsen is the most prominent rock in Bad Urach and you have a fantastic view of Bad Urach and the Albtrauf. Caution: No railing will protect you from falling.

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    Burg Teck

    Hiking Highlight

    At the kiosk ice cream, drinks and smaller dishes are offered.
    The restaurant serves mainly regional delicacies from the kitchen and the cellar. There is also the possibility to participate …

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    Ruine Reußenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    According to a legend by Wilhem Hauff, the castle was built by the traveling home of Heimenstein. In fact, the castle was built around 1270. From here until the late …

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    Wasserlauf Brühlbach

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Along the Brühlbach stream, which leads from the Urach waterfall, there is a contemplative, wide, gravel road through the Brühl. "Brühl" stands for a fenced, waterfront meadow and is of Celtic origin. Fits here perfectly.

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    The Devil's Bridge and the Amalienfelsen are located in the Princely Park in Inzigkofen. 29 meters high is the rock, named after Princess Amalie Zephyrine von Hohenzollern. The Teufelbrücke leads …

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    Schloss Lichtenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    A castle like a book. And that's really true in this case. The inspiration for the reconstruction of the Lichtenstein ruin in 1842 was provided by Wilhelm Hauff's novel "Lichtenstein" …

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    Breitenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    From Breitenstein you have a good view, but unfortunately it is on nice days a bit crowded

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    Hangender Stein

    Hiking Highlight

    The hanging stone is a piece of rock that hangs from the Albstädter eaves. From here you have a beautiful panorama. Take a break at this natural monument and let …

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    The Kloster-Felsenweg does not bear his name by chance. In addition to the Princely Park Inzigkofen with its monastery, Amalienfelsen and the legendary Devil's Bridge over the Höll Gorge, there …

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    17

    Burgruine Rauber

    Hiking Highlight

    Ideal for a snack with wide windows.

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    Itzelberger See

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Itzelberger See is a beautiful recreational area. There is a lot to discover. The wildlife is diverse. Directly on the lake is also a mini golf course with entertainment, …

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    Ruine Hohenwittlingen

    Hiking Highlight

    Built in the 11th century as a castle with a castle, a nucleus, a shield wall, a kennel and a moat, a 16th-century prison and a protective fortress during the …

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    Zipfelbachtal

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Fantastic natural valley. Good footwear recommended

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