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Recommended by 517 out of 537 hikers


  • Hardy

    very narrow spiral staircase, wonderful view

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    • October 3, 2014

  • kongasedie

    When the tower was built in 1889, one should have had all-round visibility. Nowadays, the view into the Rhine valley is blocked by trees. But to the east and northwest you can see well.

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    • April 2, 2017

  • Jochen

    Strenuous climb up to the tower - as Kauai has already written, the tall trees rob a better view.

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    • October 14, 2018

  • Ralf

    If you climb the spiral staircase, you have a beautiful view

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    • March 27, 2017

  • Coolfrog66

    Good rest stop, in good distance the Brug Trifels is watching. But the view in the vicinity is limited by the tall trees around.

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    • May 3, 2017

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    Small lookout tower on the southern slope of the Blättersberg. I found the tower itself more impressive than the view.Addendum 05/2020: Currently in the area around the tower (especially the hut right next to it) there is a warning about the oak processionary moth.

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    • October 28, 2017

  • Kauai

    The trees mostly take the view from the tower.

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    • December 18, 2017

  • 1Marianne PWV On Tour

    Wonderful view, the Ludwigsturm stands at 605 m above sea level

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    • June 25, 2019

  • Alex

    The Ludwigsturm with a beautiful panoramic view

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    • May 16, 2017

  • Bernhard

    Impressive structure. Unfortunately, the outlook and foresight is very limited by the trees.

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    • May 7, 2019

  • Armin

    The Ludwigsturm is a 15 meter high observation tower made of sandstone on the southern flank of the summit plateau of the Blättersberg in the Haardt, the eastern edge of the Palatinate Forest at an altitude of 604.9 m above sea level. NHN [1]. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the Rietburg in the district of Rhodt under Rietburg and was built in 1889 by the beautification club Edenkoben. It was named after the Bavarian King Ludwig I. He is classified as a cultural monument.

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    • September 28, 2017

  • Axel

    Great view, the climb is worth it!

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    • November 5, 2017

  • JR on Tour

    Still a little higher than the Schänzelturm. You can enjoy the beautiful view over the Palatinate Forest.

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    • May 28, 2019

  • Annemarie Ohmer

    An elderly gentleman told me today that this was a restricted area for the Americans 20 years ago.
    And remember, the tower cannot be climbed. A tawny owl is breeding above

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    • March 12, 2021

  • steffen.hack

    Nice picnic area with shelter

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    • February 9, 2019

  • Joe Outside

    At Ludwigsturm there is a refuge where you can rest.

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    • October 5, 2019

  • Silke 🌸

    Very nice place for a picnic!

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    • June 11, 2020

  • stefan

    beautiful view in the Palatinate Forest;
    the hut at the foot is an ideal resting place

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    • November 11, 2018

  • Georg55

    Nice view over the Palatinate Forest

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    • May 5, 2019

  • Tobias

    Rather badly or not at all marked by the Schweizerhaus, well marked by the Rietburg. Great view to the Trifels and the Rhine plain

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    • July 1, 2020

  • Andibonn

    Perfect all-round view deep into the Palatinate Forest and down to the Rhine plain.

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    • August 13, 2020

  • TimB

    The staircase is very narrow and you have to be patient with oncoming traffic. Best to visit during the week when there is less activity.

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    • September 14, 2020

  • Der Wandermichel

    From the top you have a great view. It is worth it ..

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    • January 23, 2021

  • Ralf

    The tour starts at the Hüttenbrunnen car park and follows the red dot towards Riethburg. In the last section before the Riethburg you will find two trees on the left side that are closely entwined with each other.

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    • March 8, 2021

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Location: Rhodt unter Rietburg, Südliche Weinstraße, Südpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany


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