At its narrowest points Passage through the Drachenschlucht is only 70 cm wide, right and left towering mossy rock faces up to 10 m above the gurgling Marienbach. Over millions of years, there was an approximately 1 km long Kerbtal, which you can walk on a boardwalk.
If you take some time, you can discover the special canyon forest and, with a bit of luck, observe the fire salamander, the toad or the big water tusks. In the moss cushions live rare crustaceans and snails. The large monogram A at an entrance of the gorge stands for Annatal.
The Drachenschlucht is free all year round and freely accessible.
February 5, 2016
Thundering water under your feet, millions of glistening water droplets on mossy rocks, which are only slightly more than man-wide apart - the Drachenschlucht is one of the most exciting geodesic monuments in Thuringia. Over millions of years, the water of a stream has dug almost ten meters deep into the red rocks below the Wartburg.
April 14, 2016
Great during the week! Hikers with dogs should know that some bars are made of metal mesh and are difficult or impossible for smaller dogs to handle. We always have a sheet for the case. Kngeknotet makes it a great carrier similar to a hammock. Ours has 14 kg ... goes on the short distance 😁
May 31, 2018
Super Rim Dragon Canyon High Sun Wine Road Landgrave canyon! Nearly 12 km. 1.5 hours from the car park through the Drachenschlucht to the Hohe Sonne. Since we have stopped, the snack is nothing special. Dixi loo and supermarket sandwiches are nothing that brings us a second time to stop. Then back on the wine route and down through the Landgrafenschlucht (about 1 hour walk). A traveling dream for us and perfect with 7-year-old child!
October 30, 2016
The Dragon Gorge holds many surprises!
In the summer heat, it offers a cool and refreshing place, lined on the left and right by towering, plant-rich rocks.
At the narrowest part of the gorge, the evening chip and chocolate adventures on the couch are clearly visible. :-)
Children love hiking over the stream below.
Occasionally the Drachenschlucht serves photographers and film crews as an incomparable background.
My tip: with the bus (different lines go this route) from the central bus station Eisenach (right next to the Eisenach main station) in the direction of HOHE SONNE and from there downhill enjoy the adventure Drachenschlucht. From the exit of the gorge you can reach a quiet hiking trail along the small creek back into the city at the foot of the Wartburg.
Have fun :-)
September 20, 2018
Beautiful hiking trail, especially for children. From the car park Mariental up to the parking lot Hohe Sonne is about 3.5 km. There and back about 7 km. Even with a dog it is possible, but it is partly on gratings through the gorge, here this dogs must be worn.
October 13, 2017
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