Hessigheimer Felsengärten

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Recommended by 277 out of 290 hikers

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  • Vanessa Kopp

    The nature reserve "Rock Gardens" houses a variety of rare plant and animal species. In good weather you have a wonderful view from up here and can watch some climbers on the rock walls. The rugged limestone cliffs above the Neckar are a geological feature. It is worth exploring the rock gardens. But watch out where you are going.

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    • January 16, 2019

  • Marius

    The Hessigheim rock gardens tower over the surrounding vineyards and offer a great panoramic view over the Neckarschleife. Inside you can watch some climbers every now and then during training. Sure-footedness and sturdy footwear are an advantage.

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    • October 11, 2016

  • Pan!c

    Here is on nice days too much going on. It is a pity that some of the rock gardens are overcrowded. But it is also because that sometimes guides are made here. Then just 50-60 visitors arrive at once and walk through the gardens. But since the paths are so narrow that you can barely get past each other, you have to expect that you're always chasing behind a group that keeps stopping to shoot photos. The rock gardens are really beautiful, but so out of place in the middle of fields and places, so that a hike is only partially pleasant.
    In short: for "ambitious" hikers, there are more beautiful places for hiking. For families, the rock gardens are a nice destination.

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    • May 26, 2017

  • Reini

    Here you can watch the climbers climbing and rappelling everywhere in good weather

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    • May 21, 2017

  • Chrissss

    Summer and winter a very nice place. In the summer in good weather but also quite overcrowded. You can either go via Besigheim (but the path leads along a major road for a while) or you can park in the parking lot at Hessigheim Felsengartenkellerei. If you want to go for a walk, do the first: park in Besigheim, go to the rock gardens, then down to Gessigheim and back to the left of the Neckar.

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    • March 23, 2018

  • Sabi Bbc

    Beautiful in the fall

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    • October 22, 2017

  • Manfred

    Nice to walk and on occasion to observe one or the other climbers

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    • May 14, 2018

  • The Walking Dad

    The rise (heavy pulse, breathing like a steam locomotive) is short, but it has in itself. But definitely rewarded. The view and the great rock formations are great!

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    • April 6, 2018

  • Pan!c

    I did not find the Felsengartenkellerei very nice now. It took forever to get the ordered food / drink too. I am convinced that Hessigheim offers much better possibilities of accommodation. Even with the food there is just typical food from the stand (sausage / chips, sausage salad ...). But nothing really special. It is not particularly nice to sit. Are beer bars in the winery entrance set up. I did not like it and would not go there again.

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    • May 26, 2017

  • Daniel

    Great panorama. Beer garden at the Felsengärtenkellerei.

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    • October 21, 2018

  • Duggeldi

    Class play of colors in the fall, great views

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    • November 11, 2018

  • Felix Schlephorst

    Definitely worth the trip! Really nice view from the top. Ideal for romantic evenings at sunset. It's best to stop by the Felsengartenkellerei, taste some wine and then take it with you. If the weather is good you can watch climbers climbing or bouldering.

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    • February 17, 2019

  • 🌈 Michael 🌅

    Wonderful to hike ... we first explored the other flat side to then climb the rock gardens ;-)

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    • April 25, 2019

  • Matthias

    Elderberry - mint - soda ... delicious!

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    • September 11, 2016

  • Joergwild

    Simple but good Vespers with the local wines!

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    • December 2, 2016

  • Reini

    Here you can fortify yourself after the tour with snacks and quarter, or coffee and cake.

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    • May 21, 2017

  • turproc

    At the weekend there is a small snack and a quarter of wine.

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    • August 28, 2017

  • Casjen

    Great wines and advice!

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    • October 14, 2017

  • The Walking Dad

    Here I can not deliver a tip. It was too, it was on the way and I took some pictures.

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    • April 6, 2018

  • Manfred

    Nice detour to take a break

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    • May 14, 2018

  • Rüdiger Anders

    Several practice rocks with existing eyelets.

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    • October 7, 2018

  • Rüdiger Anders

    The Hessigheimer rock gardens (older designation also Besigheimer rock gardens, popularly also Swabian Dolomites) are a nature reserve of the natural area Neckarbecken, because of its rocks a popular climbing area and rank among the most important Geotopen of Germany.

    (c) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hessigheimer_Felseng%C3%A4rten

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    • October 7, 2018

  • Daniel

    In good weather, you can usually see some climbers in the lead. Interesting rock formations.

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    • October 21, 2018

  • Daniel

    In good weather at the weekend to sit comfortably at a "red" or a quarter.

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    • October 21, 2018


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Location: Hessigheim, Ludwigsburg, Kraichgau-Stromberg, Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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