Bike Touring Highlight
The Externsteine are a really impressive place for our area. On forest roads and paved roads, some of which follow the old tram line to the Externsteine, you can get here from Paderborn very well by bike. If you feel like it, you can climb the stones on the stone steps and enjoy a great view over the Teutoburg Forest from the viewing platform of Externsteine.
May 27, 2018
In the northeastern part of North Rhine-Westphalia, located in the southern part of the district of Lippe or in the Teutoburg Forest, the Externsteine belong to Horn-Bad Meinberger district Holzhausen-Externsteine, which is approximately 1.1 km (as the crow flies) northwest.
Stairs carved into the Externsteine to facilitate the ascent (2012)
The rocks are part of the middle mountain chain of the Teutoburg Forest. They are located in the southeast of this low mountain range adjacent to the Eggegebirge. Towards the northwest, the Externsteine go directly into the rising forested slopes of the Bärensteins and to the southeast directly into those of Knickenhagens over. Directly past the rock group flows in the catchment area of the Weser the Wiembecke, which is dammed at the foot of the rocks to the "Wiembecketeich".
July 10, 2015
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