Hiking Highlight (Segment)
The Burgstall castle mountain is a must. if you are in the area. The small castle was terrain moderately unusually narrow, but long. Up to the spur point, where typ. Formerly also the castle tower stood this path leads through the rocky castle area. One can see with Kennerblick two neck trenches and the good integration into the topology.
For handicapped I would not recommend the short but partly kraxeligen path.
July 10, 2018
Near Haidhof is the castle stable Schlossberg, also known under the name Flöß / Flöss or Heidenstein. He probably dates to the 12th century. In the area are still small traces of traces and remains of the former castle can be seen. A staircase and paths are fixed with railing and bridges and lead over the remaining stone formations up to a beautiful vantage point with a bench inviting you to rest
March 25, 2019
The Burgstall Schlossberg, which is also called Burgstall on the Flöss or Heidenstein, is a run off probably high medieval Adelsburg over the village Haidhof, a district of Gräfenberg in the Upper Franconian district Forchheim in Bavaria.
There is no documented evidence about the castle itself, and its name is unknown. The Nuremberg castle researcher Hellmut Kunstmann dates its construction in the second half of the 12th century, but it probably expired in the early 13th century. It was located on a medieval old road that led from Eggolsheim on Weilersbach, Kirchehrenbach, Leutenbach and Ortspitz at the castle, then continued to Haidhof, Thuisbrunn and Dörnhof and merged into the street at Trubachtal.An indirect mention of the castle is in the opportunity of the landscape mitsampt the furten and lelltten therein, a Gelanderkundung the imperial city of Nuremberg before the Landshut War of Succession of 1504/05, where it says: a stop, so a defensive capability, called at the Flöß. 3]The castle stood in the grounds of a prehistoric fortification, probably a hilltop settlement of urnfield time, the late Hallstatt period or the early La Tène period. From her west of the abandoned castle is still a section wall with an outer ditch to see.
April 23, 2019
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