Hiking Highlight

Recommended by 15 out of 15 hikers


  • Hebi

    The virgin cave might at first appear as a somewhat harmless cave; but it has a dark secret: excavations have found the skeletal remains of at least forty people (many children, some women, two men), probably around 5100 BC. Have become victims of a ritual celebration.
    The nearby so-called Black Cross is reminiscent of these dead.
    (Source: Info board of the Bavarian State Office for the Preservation of Monuments)

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    • August 9, 2016

  • Witwe Bolte

    The scary story on the information board is already a ripper. Too bad, missing important and exciting details. From no other cult cave in the Franconian I know such a find.
    PS: I once browsed the net and found much newer and differentiated information. However, there is not much left of the scary story:

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    • July 14, 2018

  • Timber

    Unfortunately the Jungfernhöhle is not accessible, please do not try. The story is very impressive with the bodies

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    • January 19, 2019

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Location: Litzendorf, Bamberg, Upper Franconia, Bavaria, Germany


  • Elevation530 m

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