Bike Touring Highlight
The castle hill is a towering landmark on the waste of Keuperberge against the Hohenlohe plain and has been inhabited since the Middle Stone Age. A Celtic defense system on the leveled summit plateau later had to give way to a chapel, to which residential buildings gradually joined. In 1961, the Schwäbische Albverein erected the lookout tower, a wooden construction with a wooden frame on a stone base.1976 the restaurant attached to the tower was put into operation. Children's playground and open hearth are vorhanden.Nach west and north overlooking the Haller and Hohenlohe level with the valley incisions of Bühler, Schmerach and Kocher, especially beautiful the Kocherschlinge to the Neuberg at Gelbingen. In the west, the tower looks over the forests of the Limpurg Mountains on the einkorn; behind the long ridge of the Waldenburg mountains with the eponymous town. In the east, the meandering stretches of the Jagsttales are far north. On a mountain tongue are the city and Schloss Kirchberg make out. The view is limited from the Frankenhöhe, the Crailsheimer Hart and in the distance from the Hesselberg. In the south, the small Speltach and its tributary brooks cleared up the Keuperbergland. In the distance, the steep slope of the Swabian Alb from the Ipf over Rosenstein, Stuifen and Hohenstaufen to the Teck.
Source: SAV tuerme-wanderheime.albverein.net/aussichtstuerme/burgbergturm