Bastei und Zankelstein

Bastei und Zankelstein

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Recommended by 356 out of 366 hikers


  • Biene

    The whole ridge from the Bastei over the Zankelstein further east is absolutely worth a trip. You can actually only get to the benches with a bit of agility. It's very nice up there in autumn too.

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    • February 5, 2021

  • 🌳Tom🌲

    In clear conditions, the view extends to Nuremberg Castle!

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    • April 27, 2019

  • Heinz

    The bastion of Pommelsbrunn or Zankelstein is a rock group near Pommelsbrunn in the central Franconian district of Nürnberger Land, in the federal state of Bavaria in Germany. It is designated as geotope 574R012 and natural monument.

    On the south and southeast side of the Zankelstein, three rock towers rise out of the forest, serving as popular lookout cliffs.

        Size: length 20 m, width 20 m, height 30 m

        Geotope type: rock group

        Release type: Hangarriss / Felswand (natural)

        Protection status: Landscape protection area, natural monument, FFH area

        Value: significant

    Source: Wikipedia

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    • January 12, 2016

  • Rombea

    Very nice place with benches to rest, take a breath and enjoy the view. The view is worth the climb.

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    • December 29, 2019

  • ML

    Top viewpoints! Distant views to the Moritzberg near Lauf and over to the Houbirg. Well developed! Rest benches to linger and enjoy

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    • November 3, 2020

  • Oberpfaelzer

    From the bastion you have a wonderful view of the Pegnitz Valley, the needles of the Zankelstein are worth seeing.

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    • November 8, 2015

  • Rombea

    Beautiful climbing rock above Pommelsbrunn. The lookout point of the Bastei is 100 meters next to it. In good weather you can see as far as Nuremberg.

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    • December 29, 2019

  • Robert23

    Great viewpoint! But a little scrambling and absolute surefootedness are required if you want to get to the top of the rocks 😉.

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    • November 30, 2020

  • Gabyy

    Exhausting but very nice tour. Highly recommended 👍

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    • February 27, 2021

  • Bastl

    Located on the 1000 meter path.

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    • March 27, 2021

  • Robert 😎

    nice view. But very busy on a Sunday so it is better to go on another day. Especially if you want to go straight to the Zankelstein.

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    • October 28, 2020

  • Thomas

    wonderful, varied round with very beautiful views

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    • January 8, 2021

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Location: Pommelsbrunn, Nürnberger Land, Middle Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation520 m

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