Fischbeker Heide

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Recommended by 949 out of 969 hikers


  • Gudrun

    Beautiful path through the heathland. After each bend, a new view of the unique landscape opens up. Even though the heather blossom is over in the middle of October, the autumn color of grasses and trees has its own charm.

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    • October 21, 2017

  • Andreas Platzl

    The Fischbeker Heide is a very popular destination of the hamburger. South of the Hanseatic city lies this nature reserve and former forest area. When the broom heath flowers in late summer, the landscape shines as if it were covered by a purple carpet. If you keep your eyes and ears open, you will discover the immense species and plant wealth of this area.

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    • October 6, 2016

  • Siegfried LG

    With about 770 ha, the NSG Fischbeker Heide is the third largest nature reserve in Hamburg.

    "The typical extensive heathland with scattered trees is not original." It was created by human use Starting from the Stone Age and reaching its peak in the Middle Ages, the destruction of the original oak birch forests was carried out by clearing and grazing.The spreading heather was in Discarded heath land was used as stable litter and after barn cleaning as fertilizer for the fields.Each sheep and goat farming and beekeeping were important sources of income.These forms of use led to a constantly rejuvenating heather and to a decimation of tree growth.

    In the Fischbeker heath, pine trees and birches have proliferated in contrast to the juniper of the Lüneburg Heath. "


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    • October 21, 2018

  • Siegfried LG

    A steady up and down the edge of the heathland. Always new perspectives and this section is one of the most beautiful paths in the Fischbeker Heide. Beyond the flowering a beautiful piece of nature.

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    • October 22, 2018

  • Piet van de Meiklokkjes

    A beautiful path through the vastness of the heath

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    • January 5, 2019

  • unnamedterritory

    This is my absolute favorite way in the Fischbeker Heide. It winds along the hills and after each bend you have a great view.

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    • February 4, 2017

  • JR56

    When the broom heath flowers from mid-August to early September, gigantic purple carpets spread across Hamburg's third-largest nature reserve, the Fischbeker Heide, giving the landscape a grand character. A walk in this season is a special experience for the eyes and ears, because unlike his bigger sister, the Lüneburg Heath, the Hamburg Sanctuary is far from overcrowded. And who brings the right leisure, is rewarded by the discovery of an immense species-rich flora and fauna.

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    • March 2, 2019

  • Zimmi

    Also you should try the Heidschnuckenweg times to hike! I did the first six stages (110km) to Soltau at the beginning of November 2018. The weather was bomb! And hiking alone was great: the colors, the smells and the mood with the light! Terrific! 🥾🌞🍁

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    • November 4, 2019

  • Werner

    Pure nature and relaxation - a visit is worthwhile in every season.

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    • May 13, 2019

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    The Fischbeker Heide is crisscrossed by numerous hiking routes.

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    • April 8, 2020

  • Stephan

    well-developed network of trails with a varied landscape

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    • October 30, 2017

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    The Fischbecker Heide is a very beautiful landscape with many tours within the area. The former military training area is a great area for the whole family.

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    • February 16, 2020

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    If the view is clear, the view extends to the other side of the Elbe.

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    • May 31, 2020

  • Piet van de Meiklokkjes

    A very nice way, especially when everything is blooming.

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    • January 5, 2019

  • Dolle

    Here starts the first leg of the Heidschnucken hiking trail

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    • August 30, 2019

  • Holgiracer

    In autumn enjoy the magnificent view over the Segelfliegerplatz. Red heather plants and great foliage colors.
    Unfortunately, everything is further away.

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    • October 3, 2019

  • Wanderklaus

    A very nice hiking area in which goes up and down through the heathland.

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    • November 10, 2019

  • Nancy 😗 🥾🚶‍♀️⛰ 🚴‍♀️

    Been here so often and always mega beautiful.

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    • August 23, 2020

  • Yester916

    Very nice round

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    • April 2, 2017

  • Andi

    Great landscape. Beautiful!

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    • April 29, 2019

  • Mischa

    The most beautiful heath in Hamburg.

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    • April 3, 2020

  • david

    Inconspicuous and surprising: From this point in Fischbeker Heide you can actually look down on the other side of the Elbe at Blankenese.

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    • May 31, 2020

  • Andreas.Serenity4u

    The hilly Fischbeker Heide is located shortly after the start of the Heidschnuckenweg and already offers very beautiful views of the purple flowering heathland.

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    • August 15, 2020

  • GreenEscapes

    Fantastic view over the Fischbeker Heide. In the pine forest you can hear Buntspecht & Co up close.

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    • January 29, 2017

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