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Stäffelsbergturm

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  • Ralf

    One is richly rewarded, if one climbs the 120 steps on the platform: From the lookout tower on the 481 meter high Stäffelsberg one enjoys one of the most beautiful views in the south Palatinate far into the Rhine plain, over to the Alsace, in the Palatinate Forest, with good view to the Black Forest and the Vosges.

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    • January 10, 2017

  • Wanderer & 🐕 WuF 😉

    Great view. There are nicer towers. The view, however, is terrific.

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    • January 21, 2015

  • 1Marianne-Fritz PWV On Tour

    Beautiful view all around, great, to the Black Forest and beyond

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    • July 21, 2017

  • 🦮🚶🏻‍♂️🌲🌳🏃🏻‍♂️🏔🧗🏻‍♂️😉👍ARE

    The tower is open and can be climbed. Great view. In front of the tower is a meadow and are several seating areas, invite you to rest. In the immediate vicinity of the tower are stations with fairy tale depictions (eg Rapunzel, Hänsel & Gretel, ...).

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    • April 8, 2018

  • Guenter

    The view is great, you should take a pair of binoculars. For each direction is an orientation template attached.

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    • September 19, 2018

  • Melanie

    It is essential to climb the stairs. A beautiful view of the Rhine valley, the Palatinate Forest and the Northern Vosges compensate or are the highlight in the true sense.

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    • July 2, 2018

  • JD

    Beautiful view depending on the position of the sun in all directions, especially in the direction of the Rhine plain / Black Forest.

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    • October 1, 2018

  • Melanie

    You should not skip the stairs and climb the tower. This view towards the Rhine valley and the Palatinate Forest / Northern Vosges is a highlight.

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    • July 2, 2018

  • Armin

    You will be rewarded richly when you climb the 120 steps onto the platform: from the lookout tower on the 481 meter high Stäffelsberg you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views in the southern Palatinate far into the Rhine plain, over to Alsace, in the Palatinate Forest, with good visibility to the Black Forest and the Vosges.

    The predecessor of the present tower, built in 1887, was demolished by the French military government in 1947, as the 15-meter-high sandstone tower also served military purposes. The teacher Josef Knieriemen, based in Dörrenbach, had made the construction of this first Stäffelsberg tower worthwhile.

    The Dörrenbacher were, of course, not satisfied with the loss of their tower: Near the old place built in 1964 Dörrenbacher Heimatbund a new, 21 m high round concrete tower. Almost half a century later, this interior and exterior was thoroughly renovated and embellished. The reopening of the tower celebrated the people in a big, happy ceremony on 1 May 2012, exactly 125 years after the first laying of the foundation stone.
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    • January 21, 2019

  • Armin

    The view to the Vosges and the Palatinate Forest is terrific.

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    • January 28, 2019

  • kronemichl

    nice view, nice benches to stay, fairytale trail, just beautiful

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    • May 28, 2019

  • Manfred 🌳

    The Stäffelsberg tower is a 24 m high lookout tower on the Stäffelsberg in the Wasgau (480.8 m above sea level NHN) west of the village Dörrenbach in the Rhineland-Palatinate district Südliche Weinstraße.

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    • June 15, 2019

  • JD

    Good view in all directions and relatively easy to reach, from Dörrenbach in about 25 minutes

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    • October 4, 2019

  • Gss

    Magnificent views and from the ugly concrete tower they have now designed the tower to match the sleeping beauty. Always beautiful what people create

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    • May 2, 2020

  • Annemarie Ohmer

    Super nice up here, there was something going on today because the fairytale path also leads past here. Great view!

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    • June 1, 2020

  • Tolik🌏🌝🚲

    -on the Stäffelsberg (height 481m)
    -120 steps up to the platform
    -Great view
    -Height: 21m


    The French military government had the predecessor of today's tower, built in 1887, blown up in 1947, since the 15-meter-high sandstone tower also served military purposes. The teacher Josef Knieriemen, based in Dörrenbach, had made a name for the construction of this first Stäffelsberg tower.
    The Dörrenbach residents were of course not satisfied with the loss of their tower: near the old site, the Dörrenbacher Heimatbund built a new, 21 m high round concrete tower in 1964. Almost half a century later, it was thoroughly renovated and embellished inside and out. The population celebrated the reopening of the tower in a big, happy ceremony on May 1, 2012, exactly 125 years after the first foundation stone was laid.

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    • April 30, 2020

  • Annemarie Ohmer

    Passed the Sleeping Beauty Trail here.

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    • June 2, 2020

  • ⛰🚶🏽Rouven 🚲 🛋

    Magnificent rest area with a view from the tower over the Rhine plain, the Hatdwald and the Vosges

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    • June 27, 2020

  • JR on Tour

    The tower is on a small hill. Unfortunately, it was not open for climbing yesterday, I can imagine that the view from the top is wonderful.

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    • June 29, 2020

  • Thomas

    The highest point on the fairy tale trail in Dörrenbach. Relatively simple tower, but the spiral staircase climb is worth it - a very wide view over the surrounding Palatinate Forest and the Rhine plain.

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    • October 8, 2020

  • Annemarie Ohmer

    It is not the most beautiful tower, some others thought so and so it was embellished with roses.

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    • January 2, 2021

  • Pmbvw

    Doerrenbacher Gebrueder Grimm Maerchenweg - Station 03

    • September 5, 2019

  • Armin

    Part of the fairytale round from Dörrenbach and is very popular with families with children.

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    • January 26, 2019

  • Schlofwandler

    Unfortunately it is currently closed.

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    • May 27, 2020


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Location: Dörrenbach, Südliche Weinstraße, Südpfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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