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

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    Bucher Stausee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Buch reservoir is always worth a visit. The lake is beautifully laid out and the surrounding area is a feast for the eyes. The water playground on the lake …

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    Felsenmeer beim Wental

    Hiking Highlight

    The Wental offers you a unique nature experience. Countless stone pillars and bizarre rock formations of limestone line up in the valley. They bear such impressive names as Felsenmeer, Wentalweible, …

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    On the highest peak of the cold field, the highest elevation of the Ostalb, built in 1908, 1931 acquired and converted by the Swabian Albverein Wanderheim, 1976/77 it was expanded …

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    Heinz
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    4

    Schelmenklinge

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    Lorch in the Remstal between Schorndorf and Schwäbisch Gmünd offers from a side valley of the Rems, the Götzental out walking a gem surrounded rock, an extremely interesting trail, which …

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    5

    Rosenstein- Brücke

    Hiking Highlight

    Cool bridge 😊👍

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    Raubach
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    Ruine Rosenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rosenstein castle ruins are the ruins of a hilltop castle around 1,500 meters east of the city of Heubach in the Ostalb district in Baden-Württemberg.

    The ruin is in …

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    The fountain column from the Renaissance is crowned by the double image of the Madonna in the Radiant Wreath (dated 1686).

    Mary shows the baby Jesus on the side and …

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    Reiterleskapelle

    Hiking Highlight

    The Reiterleskapelle (also Reiterles Chapel or Reiterles Chapel, rare St. Leonhard's Chapel, formerly Reuterleskapelle) is a St. Leonhard consecrated chapel on the pass between Rechbergle (black horn) and Graneggle on …

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    Heinz
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    Burgruine Hohenrechberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Rechberg and the castle Hohenrechberg

    The Rechberg (707 m above sea level) is one of the three Kaiser mountains and is located near the center of Schwäbisch Gmünd. The …

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    Römischer Wachturm

    Hiking Highlight

    This Roman watchtower stands directly at the parking lot of the monastery Lorch.

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    Heinz
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    Himmelsleiter

    Hiking Highlight

    Short ascent or descent to the picaresque blade. Also accessible for children.

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    Grisu42
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    Stuifen

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Beautiful vantage point, worth it to kick up in any case ...
    There is also a barbecue and a small shelter.
    The subsequent trail is always fun ;-)

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    Lärmfels

    Hiking Highlight

    This vantage point is located above Heubach and has at the highest point a compass that indicates the surrounding cities. The directions of Berlin, Venice or Oslo are on it.

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    Thorsten
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    Aalbäumle

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great view over Aalen and the Ostalb

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    Andreas
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    Schillergrotte

    Hiking Highlight

    Lorch has a "Schiller Grotto" which is hidden in the forest north of Bruck.
    It is not a grotto, but the rocky upper part of a ravine overgrown with beech …

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    Ellwangen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    On the market square, hungry and thirsty cyclists and hikers will find everything they need to strengthen their tour. If you have problems with the bike, there are three bike …

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    Volkmarsberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Refuge on the Volkmarsberg
    Opening hours of the refuge on the Volkmarsberg. Saturdays: 1 pm - 8 pm Sunday / public holidays: 9 am - 6 pm and by appointment. …

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    Menzlesmühle

    Hiking Highlight

    The Menzlesmühle near Kaisersbach on the Mühlenwanderweg was once powered by 4 water wheels, 3 overshot for the grinding mill, 1 undershot for the sawmill that was still in existence …

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    Mammutbäume

    Hiking Highlight

    The sequoias in the Remstal come from the so-called Wilhelma-Saat. King Wilhelm I of Württemberg (1816-1864) was a fan of these giant trees from North America and wanted to see …

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    Höhle Finsteres Loch

    Hiking Highlight

    The Finstere Loch is located in a recreational area on the wooded south side of the Rosenstein, about two kilometers east of Heubach to about 670 m. above sea level. …

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    Heinz

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