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Backofenloch

Hiking Highlight

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Recommended by 464 out of 484 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Kleiner Wagenberg

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  • Alwin

    According to legend, an ugly giant wanted to marry a mermaid.
    When he took this to the extreme, he was turned to stone.
    The 3 holes in the rock are the ovens, the big one for bread, the middle one for rolls and the smallest one for cakes.
    But nothing came of the wedding.
    Oh 😎 cave.

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    • August 6, 2021

  • Donkersjön

    Steep ascent but with stairs. Reward: great rock formations and views! You can either go down the stairs again or follow the trail to the Felsental.

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    • November 2, 2016

  • Mike

    Rewarding detour righteous way, shortly after the local situation Bad Tabarz at the beginning of the Lauchagrundes. About 100 meters climb to the rock formation. Also a circular route past the rocks, over the ridge, and back into the valley is possible. Not only nature captivates. Here was one of the locations for the first film adaptation of Wilhelm Hauff's fairy tale "The Cold Heart". 1950 DEFA on AgfaColor under the direction of Paul Verhoeven with the brilliant Erwin Geschonneck as "Dutchman Michel". One of the most successful DEFA films ever.

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    • June 10, 2018

  • Liz.zoe 🖤

    The ascent to the oven hole is always worthwhile - a large cave with an interesting history.
    Then you can either go down the path again, or follow the path up to the left.

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    • May 11, 2020

  • Nairam

    Very clear! You can't imagine that baking was once done here, but imagine that the witch would have to roast here. Nice for children too.

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    • July 21, 2018

  • Mapf

    A fairly high cave that has a fabulous story about. A legend is hidden behind almost every rock!

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    • August 9, 2018

  • Mike

    For the adventurous with light climbing cravings.

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    • August 8, 2018

  • Scotty 🦊

    The climb is really worth it. But not without danger in winter 🤫

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    • January 2, 2021

  • 🌸꒐ꋊꉔℍΞꋊ🌸

    The low-lying rocks can be reached via stairs. here you look at the Aschenberg and spontaneously decide to climb it

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    • August 15, 2021

  • Lukiii

    After a little climb you can be amazed by this fascinating cave. Looks really breathtaking.

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    • May 10, 2020

  • Sopho, Micha, Frieda & Bella 🐶🐾

    Only 2.6 kilometers from Bad Tabarz, wind and water have driven the oven hole into the rock.
    During the day, the place is a popular destination for walkers.
    After dark, however, calm returns.
    The cave is accessible via a staircase.
    If you keep going up, you will come to a narrow ledge with a wonderful view of the valley and the Aschenbergstein mountain opposite.
    The cave offers shelter from rain and wind.
    But beware:
    According to an information board, poisonous cave spiders (meta menardi) live here

    (Source: biwak-thueringen.de)

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    • February 14, 2021

  • Fini 🌲✌📸 💚

    Worthwhile ascent, great scenery .. just a dream here.

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    • July 4, 2021

  • Alex 🙋‍♀️🚵‍♀️🚴‍♀️🚶‍♀️☀️

    Great rock formation, ascent not entirely without it

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    • July 4, 2021

  • Webs 🤙🏻

    Grotto-like cave, worth seeing with a slight incline and stairs, for the adventurous.

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    • April 1, 2021

  • Berghexe

    Very interesting caves that lie beautifully in the forest and have something adventurous.

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    • June 12, 2020

  • Uwe H.

    Very beautiful rock formation can be reached via a circular path or directly from the Lauchagrund.

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    • March 20, 2021

  • Birgit Ayumi 🥾🏔🐾🌳🏕

    Thanks to a tip, we made a detour to the oven holes that wasn't actually on our plan. It was definitely worth it. The story about the holes was also very nice to read.

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    • August 16, 2020

  • Wetterfrosch2209

    Wild nature below the Rennsteig: the oven holes, a hollowed-out rock in the Lauchagrund near Bad Tabarz - video from MDR:
    mdr.de/unterwegs/video-Backofenloecher100_zc-c7df5840_zs-2c3987a7.html

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    • February 23, 2022

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Location: Tabarz, Gotha, Thuringia, Germany

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