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Galgenhohle

Galgenhohle

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Recommended by 279 out of 284 hikers

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  • Jochen

    The name probably comes from the fact that the path was once used to bring the convicted to the Galgenberg and thus to their execution.

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    • May 10, 2020

  • Scout Jens

    Very nice section with two Hohlwegteilen. Unfortified loess.

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    • August 10, 2019

  • Vanessa Kopp

    Up to 13 meters rise the steep loess walls of the gallows hollow in the air. At the end of this section, you have a great view of the Katzbach and the Kraichbachtal.

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    • May 15, 2019

  • haertera

    The Kraichgau is one of the regions with the most sunken paths. One of the most beautiful and best preserved hollows is the 600m long and 12m deep gallows.

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    • October 28, 2019

  • JR on Tour

    Another section with a nice sunken path.

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    • June 29, 2019

  • Biitii 105

    A nice, personable local told me that the name "Galgenhohl" comes from the 30 Years War (1618-1648). At that time, enemy soldiers were tied up there and left hanging until the rope was through; - so the tradition.

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    • September 20, 2019

  • Reinhold

    Hollow paths in the Kraichgau that are not paved are interesting for hiking and are often designated as a small nature reserve.

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    • May 13, 2020

  • Horschtl

    Impressive ravine with a pleasant gradient!

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    • September 4, 2020

  • Jörg

    One of the most beautiful ravines in the Kraichgau.

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    • November 14, 2020

  • Lennja

    Beautiful, medieval trail with huge roots. On the left and right you can see earth structures of animals.

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    • December 1, 2020

  • 1Marianne-Fritz On Tour

    Really nice these ravines.

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    • January 31, 2021

  • Lennja

    Great, medieval trail. On the left and right there are holes in the ground made by animals.

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    • December 1, 2020

  • Yvonne

    The impressive walls of this ravine rise up to 13 meters. It bears its name because until 1770 a gallows erected on the height could be reached through it. Macabre history, but that also belongs to our country.

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    • February 12, 2021

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Location: Kraichtal, Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe District, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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  • Distance0.63 mi
  • Uphill175 ft
  • Downhill0 ft

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