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Altkönig

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Recommended by 2096 out of 2158 hikers

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  • Hanno

    The place has something mystical. The summit is a slightly larger plateau and hikers and mountain bikers emerge from all directions and disappear again.

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    • April 15, 2016

  • Domas

    From the Altkönig you have a wonderful view of the great Feldberg and the Taunus. The climb is worthwhile anyway.

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    • November 30, 2015

  • Kai 🇺🇦

    The Altkönig is very popular with hikers and cyclists alike.
    You are seldom alone there even in bad weather.
    There are a lot of beautiful ways up.

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    • August 24, 2017

  • Daniela

    In good visibility a fantastic view of the Feldberg. Especially nice in winter with thick snow cover.

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    • November 30, 2015

  • eyekon

    One of the most beautiful peaks in the Taunus with benches for rest and cooking!

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    • May 13, 2017

  • Daniel - Naturkind 🌄

    A beautiful mountain in my opinion more beautiful than the Feldberg, although not quite so high but much more beautiful above

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    • May 6, 2016

  • Waldläufer

    In thick snow cover it is fantastically beautiful up here. The climb is really worth it!

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    • November 30, 2015

  • guude 🤘

    When you've made the ascent through the scree, you're in a somehow mystical place.
    Especially when the weather does not cooperate and it is hazy, foggy and the surroundings are shrouded in clouds.

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    • October 26, 2021

  • Thomas 🖤💚

    The Altkönig is worth a trip in every season.
    There is no real "summit" but a large plateau with many trees and shrubs and also meadow sections.
    A very nice place to switch off, to rest before you continue hiking.

    In addition, really great views of the Great Feldberg and also on Königstein with its castle ruins.

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    • July 29, 2019

  • guude 🤘

    Just a nice place. Not so overrun the Feldberg

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    • January 11, 2022

  • TrekkingGruppe

    In the sunshine a bit overcrowded, but otherwise a beautiful lookout

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    • March 28, 2015

  • Ulrich 🇺🇦

    Here you have the feeling that you have escaped from the Rhine-Main metropolitan area.

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    • October 26, 2018

  • 🚴‍♂️ Teuto Radler Stukenbrock 🚴‍♂️

    Through the forest to the Altkönig. Very beautiful.

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    • January 10, 2017

  • Ovidiu

    Great highlight in the Taunus, it's not a peak as one might expect but rather a large plateau. It offers a view towards Großer Feldberg on the NW side and Kronberg/Königstein on the southern side.
    Very popular for mountain biking and as a hiking highlight.

    • October 20, 2018

  • CUBE㉝

    Always nice 👍⭐

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    • December 25, 2016

  • Waldläufer

    Fairytale in the snow!

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    • November 30, 2015

  • Sascha

    Nice short steep climb

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    • May 23, 2017

  • Heri

    Nice climb, nice view.

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    • October 25, 2014

  • Markus

    Not intended for a break but very nice there

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    • October 22, 2018

  • Christian

    The ascent is always worthwhile against a lunatic outlook.

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    • June 26, 2019

  • 🇺🇦Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    The Altkönig is 798.2 m above sea level. NHN the third highest mountain in the Taunus. With its summit location in the urban area of Kronberg im Taunus, it is close to the Falkenstein district of Königstein im Taunus in the Hessian Hochtaunus district. Wikipedia

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    • November 2, 2021

  • Bumble-Bee

    The Altkönig is rather inconspicuous as a summit, which makes up a large part of the charm. No restaurant, no observation tower, but historically significant ramparts from the Celtic times. For hikers close to nature, one of the most beautiful mountains in the area.

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    • November 15, 2020

  • Veronika 2020

    The Altkönig is definitely worth a hike, you have wonderful views

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    • October 20, 2021

  • Frank E Mz

    Nice hike, nice view

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    • May 14, 2016


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Location: Kronberg, Hochtaunuskreis, Darmstadt District, Hesse, Germany

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