Peaks in Baden-Württemberg

Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Baden-Württemberg is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Baden-Württemberg for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Baden-Württemberg

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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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    Belchengipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    From the 1414 meter high Belchen you can look at the Alps from the Zugspitze to the Mont Blanc in good weather conditions. The name of the mountain comes from the Celtic and means "the shining one".

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    Martin
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    The birch head is 511m high. On the mountain, the debris of the city of Stuttgart were deposited after the Second World War. Hence the colloquial name Monte Scherbelino. Because …

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    Hohenkrähen

    Hiking Highlight

    On a more than 600 meters high and steeply sloping volcanic cone towers the ruin Hohenkrähen above Schlatt. The way up is actually quite narrow and meanders right up the …

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    Brandenkopf

    Hiking Highlight

    The stone lookout tower is the trademark of Brandenkopf. Since 1929 there is the 32 meter high tower, which you can climb all year round. A donation is requested. The …

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    Badener Höhe

    Hiking Highlight

    In addition to the Friedrichsturm, which offers a magnificent view in good weather conditions, is located on the Badener Höhe a refuge and some Rastbänke.

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    Zauderjo
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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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    Feldberg Gipfel (1493 m)

    Hiking Highlight

    Here you stand on the highest elevation in Baden-Württemberg and the highest peak of all German low mountain ranges: the summit of the Feldberg at 1,493 meters altitude. The majority …

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    Bildstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Bildstein is one of the best panoramic mountains in the Black Forest. From its rocky summit you have an incomparable panorama, because from no other summit you can admire the Schluchsee in its entire size.

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    Hornisgrinde

    Hiking Highlight

    Should rather be "above the fog". Is always particularly impressive when the Rhine Valley is a sea of ​​fog.

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    Kauai
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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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    Schauinsland Gipfel

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful view of the Black Forest, the Vosges, Freiburg to the Alps

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    Der Königstuhl

    Hiking Highlight

    When the weather is fine, you have a breathtaking view of Heidelberg and the Rhine plain from up here. Even the Palatinate mountains more than 40 kilometers away can still …

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    Dreifürstenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    High resting place (about 850 meters) on the mountain Dreifürstenstein with refuge and information board. The Albsteig leads right past and the inclined hiker can enjoy a break with great …

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    Thorsten
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    Birkenkopf (Monte Scherbelino)

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The rocks lying around lure trial bikers again and again. Very exciting to look at. Others walk up in the bag with a picollo and two glasses and enjoy the …

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    Kandel

    Hiking Highlight

    Beautiful view towards Feldberg, Freiburg, Rheintal and Vosges.

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    Ernie
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    Zeller Horn

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    If you want to experience a breathtaking view of Hohenzollern Castle and the surrounding area, you can not avoid the Zeller Horn. The hardships will be worthwhile.

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    Feldberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Is just the highest mountain in the Black Forest. If the weather is right you can see the Alps very well. Unfortunately, the summit is very busy because of the …

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    Feldberg Gipfel

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Up here you have beautiful views of the Black Forest and beyond. Highest summit in Baden-Württemberg, great refreshment. Attention: take better warmer clothing, because it is probably the coldest place in the state in the annual mean

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    Herzogenhorn

    Hiking Highlight

    Inversionswetterlage particularly attractive. The surrounding valleys as well as the Rhine and Lake Constance lie under a sea of ​​clouds and here you have bright sunshine. Fortunately not as busy as on the neighboring Feldberg.

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