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

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    Quackenschloss

    Hiking Highlight

    The Quackenschloss is a karst cave near Engelhardsberg a district of the Upper Franconian market town Wiesenttal in the district of Forchheim in Bavaria.

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    Oswaldhöhle

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    The Oswald Cave is a karst cave on the Hollow Mountain, about 800 meters east of Muggendorf, a district of the Upper Franconian market town Wiesenttal in the district of Forchheim in Bavaria.

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    Burgruine Neideck

    Hiking Highlight

    Visiting the castle ruins as a landmark of the Franconian Switzerland is a MUST.
    Scenic location above the loop of the Wiesenttal, expansion of the old tower ruin to the …

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    Kapelle auf dem Walberla

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    The Walburgis Chapel, which was first mentioned around 1350 and was built in its current form in 1697, probably gave the mountain its name. The bronze statue of Saint Walburga, …

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    Rodenstein

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    At 532 meters, the Rodenstein is almost 20 meters higher than the Walberla. The entire mountain is under nature protection and is officially designated as an "honorary citizen".

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    Lillachquelle

    Hiking Highlight

    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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    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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    The giant castle at Doos is a so-called cave ruin in the valley of the Wiesent in the municipality Wiesenttal. It represents the remnant of a larger karst cave of Frankendolomit, which was created by the action of water.

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    Adlerstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Adlerstein is a viewpoint on the plateau at Engelhardsberg with a view of the northern Franconian Switzerland.

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    Walberla

    Hiking Highlight

    The "Walberla" is probably the most famous mountain in Franconian Switzerland. Officially called the witness mountain Ehrenbürg and divided into the 532m high Rodenstein and the 512m high Walberla. Already …

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    Wiesenthauer Nadel

    Hiking Highlight

    All rocks of the Walberlas (twin, vulture wall, Bimarckturm, Wiesenthauer needle, Räbelstein, Rodenstein, fingers, thumb and mushroom) come from the Jura Sea.

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    Ruine Streitburg

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    The castle ruin Streitburg or ruin Streitberg is the remnant of a high medieval Adelsburg over the village Streitberg at the mouth of the Franconian Switzerland. The exact time of …

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    Basilika Gößweinstein

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    Built by Balthasar Neumann, the predominantly white interior is splendidly furnished. In the votive chamber that can be visited, over 100 life-size wax figures are exhibited, which were donated as …

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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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    Druidenhain

    Hiking Highlight

    The boulders set up in long rows have long inspired the imagination of visitors to this mystical place in the middle of the forest. According to popular belief, this should …

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    Tüchersfeld

    Hiking Highlight

    The small village of Tüchersfeld is dominated by an imposing rock castle. The rock formations towering up here are the remains of a reef that grew up in a tropical …

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    Own SB-Milchzapfstelle where raw milk (the liter 1 €, glass bottles next to it for 1 €) to buy and machine for cheese. There are also hay and straw in …

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    Muschelquelle

    Hiking Highlight

    Is all worth it because of the great descent

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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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    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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