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Recommended by 252 out of 265 hikers


  • Ralf Kaidel

    The panoramic view from the top is awesome

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    • August 29, 2017

  • Oliver OSS

    Awesome view from the highest point of the Odenwald

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    • July 3, 2017

  • Dieter

    Although the weather was not ideal, the view from the tower was impressive

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    • August 2, 2017

  • Stefan Fröhlich 😎🚒

    Great view and highest located tower in the Odenwald

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    • February 17, 2019

  • Susanne

    The magnificent view over the Odenwald is just always worth the way back here.

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    • April 28, 2018

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Magnificent panoramic view from the highest point of the Odenwald.
    In addition to the tower, there are also some picnic options on rest benches (new or optionally moss-covered). There are some interesting rocks not far from the tower.

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    • October 4, 2018

  • Stefan Fröhlich 😎🚒

    Was also possible in winter.

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    • February 17, 2019

  • Hardi

    Ideal panoramic view from the tower above

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    • April 28, 2019

  • JR on Tour

    Highest elevation of the Odenwald. From here you have a wonderful view over the hills of the Odenwald

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    • June 30, 2019

  • Engin

    The Katzenbuckelturm
    ... and the phenomenon of the magnetic summit rocks

    Don't forget the compass when hiking the cat's hump; on the summit rocks you can observe an amazing phenomenon. "Some claim that a deviation of the magnetic needle on the cat's hump has already been observed. But this seems to be based on a mistake," believed Albert Ludwig Grimm at the time. But it is not a mistake! Lightning has produced a significant magnetic deviation on the magnetite-containing summit rocks. Give it a try yourself ...

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    • August 23, 2019

  • 🚶HARALD M. 🚶

    The Katzenbuckel is an extinct volcano and with 626 m above sea level. NHN [1] the highest mountain in the Odenwald. It is located near Waldkatzenbach in the Neckar-Odenwald district in Baden-Württemberg.

    The Katzenbuckel lookout tower stands on the mountain. It is the site of the Katzenbuckelsee (ex-quarry) and the way of the crystals (educational trail).

    more: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katzenbuckel

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    • September 16, 2019

  • Sigrid

    Well-preserved tower that can be climbed. The climb is quite narrow, with some viewing windows. Above a beautiful panoramic view of the Odenwald. Enough space for several people.

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    • April 12, 2020

  • Hardi

    The view from the tower is just worth seeing

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    • May 9, 2019

  • Hardi

    Not to climb the tower is a NO GO

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    • May 9, 2019

  • Elena

    Indescribably beautiful ... you look at the Königsstuhl from above ...

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    • July 5, 2019

  • Thorsten

    Great view over the Odenwald

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    • July 8, 2019

  • Carmen

    a very nice hiking trail slightly challenging

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    • August 16, 2019

  • Fabi

    Every stage is worth the view.

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    • April 3, 2020

  • Pete

    almost 90 steps up (hopefully without oncoming traffic) and you have a great all-round view👍

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    • September 6, 2020

  • Martina

    With its 626 m, the Katzenbuckel is the highest elevation in the Odenwald. It is an extinct volcano. It is located between Eberbach am Neckar and Waldbrunn in Baden-Württemberg. From its 20 m high observation tower you have a wonderful view over the Odenwald to the Neckar

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    • November 15, 2020

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Location: Electoral Palatinate, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


  • Elevation630 m

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