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Attractions in the Electoral Palatinate

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There are plenty of places to see and visit in the Electoral Palatinate. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Electoral 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 19 Attractions in the Electoral Palatinate

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    1

    Kaiserdom zu Speyer

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    Under no circumstances should you pass Speyer without having stopped by the cathedral! It is the largest surviving Romanesque church in the world. Since 1981 he is on the UNESCO …

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    Margarethenschluchtpfad

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    A short but impressive gorge in the small Odenwald. The rugged and very steep gorge is hardly expected in the rather gentle Odenwald and the climb is not quite as …

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    Daniel
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    Strahlenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    In the shade of old chestnut trees, you can enjoy a beer in the summer, the beautiful view of the vineyards, Schriesheim and the Rhine valley (up to the Palatinate …

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    4

    Katzenbuckel

    Hiking Highlight

    The panoramic view from the top is awesome

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    Thingstätte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Heidelberg Thingstätte is one of about 40 Thingplätze the early period of National Socialism and was built from 1934-35 to plans by the architect Hermann Alker of the Reich …

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    Königstuhl

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great view above Heidelberg over the Rhine plain across to the Palatinate.

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    Jesper
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    Altstadt Ladenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Very nice old town - great framework. The old town is partly surrounded by the historic city wall.

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    Jochen
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    Heidelberg

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    Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany. The combination of romantically wooded hills that run along the Neckar, the beautiful old town with its winding streets, the …

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    Johanna
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    9

    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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    phili
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    10

    Weißer Stein

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    On Sundays, the beer garden is often open and there is live music. Otherwise, it is a good place to catch your breath or stop off.

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    Matthias
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    Heidelberger Schloss

    Hiking Highlight

    The huge castle of Heidelberg is itself as a ruin one of the most beautiful castles of Germany. Unlike Neuschwanstein Castle, Heidelberg Castle has a history of almost 900 years. …

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    Schloss Schwetzingen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    This place is a pleasure for the mind and palate in the warm season. A visit to the castle park is definitely worth it. And a delicious meal can be …

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    Fähre Leimersheim-Leopoldshafen

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    after the crossing direction Karlsruhe, still stop in the Rhine view. Delicious food. Open from 9 am to 8 pm

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    Michaelskloster

    Hiking Highlight

    Impressively preserved foundations of the former monastery. On the small turret you can also get a good overview of the top.

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    Jochen
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    15

    Kollerfähre

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Connecting ferry across the Rhine between the Kollerinsel and the Schwetzinger Wiesn - Edinger Ried.

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    Jochen
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    16

    Salierbrücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The trip over the Rhine bridge offers a great view of Speyer and the surrounding areas as well as the Rhine.
    Only one wheel lane is currently available due to …

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    Alte Brücke

    Hiking Highlight

    It is made of Neckar sandstone and was built in the 18th century by Elector Karl Theodor: the famous Old Bridge. It is one of the last great examples of …

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    Schauenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The castle Schauenburg, also called New-Schauenburg, is the ruin of a spur castle east of the community Dossenheim in the Rhine-Neckar district in Baden-Württemberg. The remains of the former mountain …

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    19

    direkt am Rhein entlang

    Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

    Nice atmosphere and friendly, volunteer staff at the lock house, which is managed by the local group of the Palatine Forest Association.

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