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

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    1

    Houbirg

    Hiking Highlight

    The Houbirg is a mountain near Happurg in Middle Franconia with a gone Celtic oppidum of the same name. Remains of the walls, some of which are still ten meters …

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    Schwarzachklamm

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The Schwarzach Gorge, also known as Schwarzachschlucht or Schwarzachdurchbruch, is one of Bavaria's most beautiful geotopes and is designated as a nature reserve.

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    Karlshöhle

    Hiking Highlight

    The Karlshöhle lies (like the Gustav Adolf cave) directly in the Schwarzachklamm. Further information: kraftvolle-orte.de/uebersicht-der-kraftvollen-orte/hoehlen/karlshoehle-schwarzachklamm

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    Klingender Wasserfall

    Hiking Highlight

    Even if many of the pictures show the frozen waterfall - even in summer, especially after rain, the watercourse is worth seeing. And if you are very still, you can understand the name of the waterfall!

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    Hohler Fels

    Hiking Highlight

    Hohler Fels (Happurg) is the name of a karst cave near Happurg on the Franconian Alb. In addition to the cave, the neighboring rock face also bears this name. The …

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    Gustav-Adolf-Höhle

    Hiking Highlight

    The two largest surf caves in the Schwarzachklamm are the Karlshöhe and the Gustav-Adolf-Höhle. Due to the erosion power of the Schwarzach, the less hard rock layers such as clay …

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    7

    Brückkanal

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Here the canal bridges the Schwarzachklamm. A very impressive building. If you have time, you should take a short hike in the gorge. Children in particular have a lot of fun here in the caves.

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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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    9

    Bitterbachschlucht

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    A little different at any time of the year and day - therefore always a highlight that makes you happy even after the 20th Passage.

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    Trail am Röthenbach

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    The Röthenbach is a more than 21 km long river in the district of Nürnberger Land, which flows in Röthenbach an der Pegnitz from left and south to the almost …

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    Teufelskirche

    Hiking Highlight (Segment)

    The sandstone gorge is worth a visit at any time of the year. In summer it is covered with lush greenery, in winter it presents impressive icicles. Whether warm or …

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    12

    There were plans to use this area as a building area and so you can see various "rock houses", presumably experimental facilities. Fortunately, the building permit has expired and there are plans to renature the area.

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    13

    Löwengrube

    Hiking Highlight

    The Löwengrube near Altdorf used to serve as a quarry, its sandstones were used to build the city wall and later the university building. Then the quarry was forgotten. It …

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    14

    Lauf an der Pegnitz - Marktplatz

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Especially nice is a visit to the old town with the Kaiserburg, the Hersbrucker and Nürnberger Tor, the old town hall, the rock cellar and the historic marketplace. Here you …

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    15

    Moritzberg

    Hiking Highlight

    The "Berggasthof Moritzberg" is located on the summit of the 603 meter high Moritzberg. The Moritzberg lies in the east of Nuremberg and forms the gateway to Franconian Switzerland. It …

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    Singletrail Ungelstetten

    Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

    So beautiful! It is also easy to ride for bikers who are not necessarily techies.

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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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    Großer Birkensee

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The Großer Birkensee with its wooded shores is beautiful. There are sunbathing lawns between the trees where you can relax comfortably. Nothing stands in the way of jumping into the …

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    19

    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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    20

    Ludwig-Donau-Main-Kanal

    Hiking Highlight

    To the right and left of the canal there is a long and level path with many old locks and lock keepers' houses. Information boards can be found again and …

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