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Quackenschloss

Quackenschloss

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Recommended by 1638 out of 1684 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Naturpark Fränkische Schweiz - Frankenjura

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  • 〽️Markus

    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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    • March 4, 2017

  • Rombea

    Beautiful, albeit small, through cave, named after a legend. The display board with the legend is at the entrance to the cave. A narrow path leads to the "roof" to a lookout point that offers a great view over the "Fränkische".

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    • October 22, 2021

  • Alwin

    Our new apartment, no 🤣.
    But the dreamlike and legendary cave offered us protection from a heavy thunderstorm.

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    • August 2, 2021

  • 🌳Tom🌲

    The enclosed fossils are called Quacken.

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    • October 31, 2019

  • Witwe Bolte

    To Markus: Source de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quackenschloss
    Be sure to visit if there is a possibility. For people who are less well on foot, the approach from the plateau (Engelhardsberg) is recommended, all others should ascend from the valley (for example Muggendorf).

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    • July 6, 2018

  • Timber

    Once a young hunter in the Wiesent valley chased a stag that suddenly disappeared before his eyes. He saw in front of him a gate leading into the rock. Dwarfs stood there inviting him to follow them. He came to a splendid hall where, on a golden throne, sat a lovely fairy, who let him sit beside her. The hunter liked it in this splendor. The fairy had the plan to raise him after some time to her husband. But the hunter remembered his sweetheart, whom he had left on earth and the vast forests and asked for his release from the magic palace. The consequences of this wish were appalling. The fairy sank dead, the palace collapsed and the hunter was found dead at the foot of the Quacken castle.

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    • September 24, 2019

  • Biene

    Impressive rock formation with a beautiful passage cave. Be careful in winter, the path can be quite smooth.

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    • January 6, 2020

  • Thomas T.

    Blocked with stones, slippery when wet. Surefootedness required. Is it worth it to go up here. Above then the great view. Take the camera !!!
    Difficulty S2

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    • March 3, 2019

  • Tina

    Worth a detour! It is a 6-meter-wide rock grotto that is open on two sides. There is also an interesting legend about the cave ruins. From the top you have a nice view.

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    • July 14, 2020

  • Trailgirl

    We liked the ridge path from Quakenschloss to Adlerstein even better

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    • October 26, 2020

  • Bergmoerder

    Be sure to visit, can be reached from the main path in 2 minutes

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    • October 6, 2017

  • Inge

    I have just rediscovered this region. Fantastic landscape and vegetation, well signposted trails and even on weekends and holidays not crowded.
    Who knows how much longer?

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    • July 8, 2019

  • Amelie

    Great even in warm weather!

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    • April 24, 2020

  • Margit😇

    A dreamlike natural rock. One can only be amazed at how fine the hook lock is to the whole thing

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    • November 3, 2020

  • Slowi

    Great view from the top

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    • November 3, 2018

  • SuS🅰️nNe☯️🙏

    Nice cave and top viewpoint. You should definitely take this into account when planning.

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    • June 27, 2019

  • 📸Hans🚵‍♂️🥾

    An impressive geological formation that should be seen.

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    • June 26, 2020

  • Horst B.

    Interesting, relatively easy to reach karst cave. The detour is worth it.

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    • June 28, 2020

  • petall

    Because the view above is even better than the cave below!

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    • November 9, 2020

  • Tobias

    Cave paintings from earlier times can be found here.

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    • November 29, 2020

  • Karottencity 🎱

    Great experience for young and old.

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    • December 18, 2020

  • Tobi

    of dwarves, sorceresses, and the huntsman

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    • February 27, 2021

  • Voijelche Hein

    Very great foresight, but also very crowded as a result.

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    • May 25, 2021

  • 👣Silli R 🚴‍♂️🤸🏼‍♀️

    Impressive to see.

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    • June 30, 2021


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Location: Wiesenttal, Forchheim, Franconian Switzerland, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

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