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    Kulmbach is a large district town in the Upper Franconian district of Kulmbach and the seat of the district office. It is located on the Main, about 20 km north of Bayreuth. Wikipedia

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    • November 14, 2018

  • Dieter Michael T

    Kulmbach is a town with approx. 27,000 tsd inhabitants, a large county seat which lies approximately in the middle of Upper Franconia
    The landmark is the Plassenburg and the climb is for cyclists nevertheless a challenge for hikers to climb the "Plassenburg-Berg". As a racing cyclist, it is the absolute highlight to master the Burg-Berg "with its up to 22% gradient in the sprint. Not a few have to take a small shift break; Or, like me, a 32er sprocket, chain left and in the Wiegetritt, then it is also a good condition for'n hobby racer to conquer the 🏰 Burg-Berg mit'n road bike.
    Kulmbach is located on the White Main and close to the Fichtelgebirge, the Franconian Switzerland and the Franconian Forest are in the catchment area of the large county seat; And thus, you can make excellent day tours in dreamy regions from here. Last but not least, the Mainweg should be mentioned, which leads from the Fichtelgebirge through Kulmbach.
    There is so much to discover 🧭 here in Kulmbach and the good Kulmbacher Edelherb it is good in the evening plan the tour for the next day ...

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    • April 29, 2019

  • Stephan

    Every racing cyclist must have climbed the Plassenburg

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    • May 2, 2020

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Location: Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


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