Ruine Hofen

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Recommended by 21 out of 21 hikers


  • KISS

    The castle was built before 1323, this year called the Schwenzlin first time after her castle Hofen, she served as their ancestral home. The castle was destroyed and decayed after 1478. In 1535, the castle was mentioned again in connection with an Alexander chapel and in 1553 called a ruin.

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    • February 8, 2017

  • Jochen

    Below the Ruin Hofen the Gustav-Jakob cave crosses the castle rock. The cave is with 427m length the longest passage cave of the Swabian Alb. It's an exciting experience on one side of the mountain into the cave and out on the other. For a walk you should put on a helmet and take more than a flashlight, or even better do a guided cave tour. Good providers are for example:

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    • March 23, 2017

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Location: Grabenstetten, Reutlingen, Tübingen District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany


  • Elevation680 m

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