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Attractions in the Palatinate Forest

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

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    1

    Kalmit

    Hiking Highlight

    On the summit is the Kalmithaus, a managed hut of the Palatinate Forest Association, a weather station and a mast, which also carries an amateur radio relay.

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    Heinz
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    2

    Burg Trifels

    Hiking Highlight

    Once upon a time, the emperors of the Staufer family were enthroned high up on this huge rock ship, steering the destinies of the Holy Roman Empire of the German …

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    3

    Burg Landeck

    Hiking Highlight

    About Klingemünster is this extremely well-preserved castle, which is one of the most famous in the Palatinate. From the keep you have a sensational view over the entire Rhine valley. …

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    Hellerhütte

    Hiking Highlight

    Many paths lead to the Hellerhütte.
    The steamed noodles are a dream!
    Apparently well organized. We did not have long waiting times at the 2 counters.

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    Kauai
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    5

    Wanderheim Dicke Eiche

    Hiking Highlight

    Hardly 1km away from natural monument thick oak, lies the homonymous hiking home. With a white cheese (quark) with potatoes and a nice white autumn spritzer you can stop for a short break.

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    Landauer Hütte

    Hiking Highlight

    This cabin has room for MANY! Accordingly, there is always a lot going on there. Nevertheless, it can be very comfortable there. Good offer.

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    Alois
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    Altschlossfelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    Spectacular rock formations. With a great play of light. A visit in the evening will be rewarded with an intense play of colors.

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    Tzi
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    8

    Ringelsberghütte

    Hiking Highlight

    At 448 m lies the Ringelsberghütte. Beautiful terrace, really rustic Pfälzerwald hut and in addition unbelievably cheap prices. Top!

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    9

    Karlstalschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Karlstal is one of the most beautiful hiking destinations in the Palatinate Forest - perhaps even the most beautiful hiking kilometer in the Palatinate Forest. The path leads right …

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    Manfred
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    10

    Orensfels

    Hiking Highlight

    Perhaps one of the most beautiful, peaceful and amazing places in many, many kilometers radius. You emerge from the forest, climb the overhanging rocks and have a wonderful view and …

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    11

    Wachtenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The landmark of Wachenheim towers on the hillside above the village. In addition to a fantastic view from the former donjon there is also the castle tavern Wachtenburg with Palatinate …

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    12

    Kropsburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Idyllic in the forest and in the vineyards, in the outskirts of the Kropsburg, lies the "Burgschänke" with its bright and airy guest room and wonderful wine and beer garden. …

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    Ralf
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    13

    Heidenlöcher

    Hiking Highlight

    Very impressive, ancient ruins that invite you to play and be amazed. Attention: Archaeological finds must be reported here!

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    Lars
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    14

    Michaelskapelle

    Hiking Highlight

    Spacious view of the Rhine valley. The seating group invites you to a picnic, but is well frequented.

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    Patrick
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    15

    Rietburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Can Kauai only join me. Here's a spectacular view over the Rhine plain, tasty Palatinate specialties and all kinds of thirst quencher.

    So that no one rises in vain, the …

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    16

    Burgruine Neuscharfeneck

    Hiking Highlight

    Great castle ruins in which children can also go on their discovery tour. At the entrance a small donation box for the preservation of this beautiful ruin. 👍Please note: The …

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    Ralf
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    17

    Hohe-Loog-Haus

    Hiking Highlight

    Hut of the Palatinate Forest Association with a beautiful view of the Rhine Valley to the Bienwald and Black Forest.
    The hut is a nice place to stop off with …

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    Wolfsschluchthütte

    Hiking Highlight

    A beautiful hut with good, hearty Palatine fare and very reasonable prices. For children there is a small playground and the creek invites you to splash around. The "Liegeschaukel" is the hit

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    19

    Felsenmeer

    Hiking Highlight

    From the Hüttenhohl parking lot, it goes through the Felsenmeer to Kalmit with the Ludwigshafener Hütte to stop off.
    Easily accessible hiking trail with beautiful rock formations

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    Ralf
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    20

    Basaltsee

    Hiking Highlight

    Small idyllic lake below the former quarry.

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    Jochen

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