There are plenty of places to see and visit around Betzenstein. Whether you love hiking or cycling, Betzenstein 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 around Betzenstein

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    Lillach Sinterterrassen

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    The Lillachtal natural monument has been created over the last 10,000 years and has developed the so-called sinter terraces. This natural spectacle is very rare, as different local conditions must …

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    Lillachquelle

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    The Lillach has much to offer, not only the sinter terraces, but also a "real" source. Beautifully under a stone and across the way flows the spring water. Fantastic playground …

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    Pottenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Good starting point for hikes in the Franconian region. Nice places, good prices and good, free parking.

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    Sinterterrassen

    Hiking Highlight

    Located in the Franconian Switzerland Nature Park, the Lillach lard flows only a few kilometers beyond the hamlet of Dorfhaus near Weißenohe.

    The Lillachtal natural monument has been created over …

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    The starting point or endpoint of the Fünf-Seidla-Steiges is the Klosterbrauerei Weißenohe. Here beer is still brewed according to old craftsmanship - with fresh spring water from the local spring. …

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    Glatzenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The approximately 6-meter deep cave is contrary to the warnings on the information board in surefootedness in my opinion easily accessible. From the cave come some finds from the early …

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    Very cozy guesthouse with beer garden within sight of Thuisbrunn Castle. In addition to traditional Franconian delicacies, you also get hearty snack plates here. There is the home-brewed moose brew …

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    Tüchersfeld

    Hiking Highlight

    The small village Tüchersfeld in the Püttlachtal is dominated by rocks, which offer good opportunities for hiking and climbing. The "Judenhof", today the Fänkische-Schweiz-Museum, is one of the most popular …

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    Basilika Gößweinstein

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    Built by Baltasar Neumann, the predominantly white interior is superbly appointed. In the votive chamber to be visited more than 100 life-size wax figures are to visit, which were donated …

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    The Devil's Cave looks a bit like a treasury with its lavish stalactite jewelery. As with the discovery of a treasure Hans Brand must have felt when he broke through …

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    Eibgrat

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    From one rock to another. Just have fun !!!

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    Vogelherdgrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    The Vogelherdgrotte is an impressive karst cave near Krottensee. It consists of Frankendolomit (Malm). The cave experiences a strong recreational use.

    But you can also enjoy this place wonderfully if …

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    Felsensteig

    Hiking Highlight

    Short, but beautiful climb below the castle Gößweinstein. The path leads partly over wooden stairs and can therefore be handled well.

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    Weissingkuppe

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Very nice hike over the meandering path. After the stairs go up the rock right side. It is a so-called mushroom rock: The heavy boulder sits on a base of small circumference. Fascinating.

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    Among the typical Franconian specialties is the "Hofmann's drop" a MUST.

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    Großes Hasenloch

    Hiking Highlight

    The large hare hole near Pottenstein used to be one of the most famous sites of ancient Neanderthal tools and stone tools.

    The legend tells us how this cave got …

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    Das Klumpertal

    Hiking Highlight

    The mill was built in 1580 by Lorenz von Guttenberg (Schlossherr Kühlenfels), but soon demolished by the inhabitants of Pottenstein as unwanted competition. It therefore always flared up a dispute …

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    Hollenberg – Singletrail bei der Zwergenhöhle

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    Short but crisp singletrack, which gains in charm, especially in the autumn, through the wet foliage. Difficulty S1 with S2 places. The direction of travel is coming from Hollenberg.

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    Burg Hohenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    Highest point in the Nuremberg region, therefore, also beautiful view. The visit to the castle requires a bit off-road, but is highly recommended. In winter with snow ski lift operation …

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    Glatzenstein

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Always good! I've been on the Glatzenstein countless times, but never manage to just pass it by. Every time I'm drawn to the viewpoint and I enjoy the beautiful view of the Nuremberg countryside.

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