Drachenschlucht

Hiking Highlight (Segment)

Recommended by 279 out of 284 hikers

Tips

  • Altmärker 54

    For all ages an experience, but please note the weather. Should it be slippery better not go through. For the summer a tip, since it is very pleasant.

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    • 03/05/2017

  • SabineK

    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 😁

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    • 31/05/2018

  • Beate

    At the current hot temperatures definitely recommended. Nevertheless, it can be damp and slippery in some places.
    And then there is a very tight spot. With oncoming traffic it can come to funny to annoying situations (even experienced).

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    • 05/08/2018

  • Heiko

    Beware of ground frost. On the wood planks it is very slippery!

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    • 30/12/2016

  • Carmen

    A brilliant gorge. Great way!

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    • 12/11/2017

  • Mike

    Wild-romantic, with a touch of adventure, so it goes through the gorge.

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    • 01/09/2018

  • Rainer und Cornelia

    It is one of the most beautiful gorges in Thuringia and easy to reach

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    • 09/09/2018

  • Torsten Z. aus Eisenach 🌞

    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 :-)

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    • 20/09/2018

  • Matthias

    The Drachenschlucht is a gorge near Eisenach in the Thuringian Forest in the nature reserve "Forests with gorges between Wartburg and Hohe Sonne".

    Source: de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drachenschlucht

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    • 08/02/2018

  • Ayman

    A very nice area with beautiful paintings
    The gorge itself is absolute top but unfortunately very short, I thought you run a long way through the gorge, but unfortunately was not so.

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    • 13/08/2018

  • Stephan

    No matter which side you go into the Drachenschlucht. A highlight is it in any case!

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    • 06/06/2018

  • Rhöndevil

    Here it can be ever close to oncoming traffic 👍🏻✅😉 otherwise very nice section!

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    • 27/08/2018

  • Andreas J

    In the shade of high rocks various mosses thrive. These cover the rocks like velvet.

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    • 29/08/2018

  • Rainer und Cornelia

    The whole dragon canyon is quite narrow in several places but here it seems
    to be the narrowest.
    The Dragon Canyon is always worth a visit

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    • 29/08/2018

  • Mapf

    Just nice to run through here. It has to be expected with crowds.

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    • 30/10/2018

  • Peter Türk 😊

    The plan to get up early (700 km drive) and still visit the dragon gorge - Supi

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    • 03/07/2017

  • Emmy

    Not with snow and ice, or necessarily turn around in time. The further up the more icy the route gets.
    Otherwise in the winter spectacular impressions.

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    • 17/02/2018

  • Alex

    Indescribable class the dragon gorge

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    • 20/02/2018

  • Wodapo

    A really great gorge

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    • 17/05/2018

  • Stephan

    No matter which side you go into the Drachenschlucht. A highlight is it in any case!

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    • 06/06/2018

  • Hostafreund

    The path through the Drachenschlucht is one of the wonderful hiking trails around Eisenach and has a special charm in every season.

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    • 12/08/2018

  • Lemmi alias Schlumpf

    Not just for slim people

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    • 30/08/2018

  • Rainer und Cornelia

    A must when visiting Eisenach

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    • 31/08/2018

  • Torsten

    I recommend going up the Dragon's Canyon and going down the Landgrave canyon. The Dragon Gorge is not that steep.

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    • 13/11/2018


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Best Hiking Routes Including the Segment ‘Drachenschlucht’

Location: in Thuringia, Germany

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  • Distance1.61 mi
  • Uphill1,225 ft
  • Downhill950 ft

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