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Etappe 3: von Forchheim nach Pegnitz – Bikepacking in der Fränkischen Schweiz

22.1 mi
6.7 mph
2,275 ft
2,050 ft
Expert mountain bike ride. Good fitness required. Advanced riding skills necessary. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

Tour Overview


Campingplatz Fränkische Schweiz

Bike Touring Highlight

2.85 mi

Burg Pottenstein

Hiking Highlight

3.29 mi

Das schöne obere Püttlachtal

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

9.84 mi

Landgasthof Diersch

Mountain Biking Highlight

10.8 mi


Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

14.4 mi

Kleiner Kulm

Mountain Biking Highlight

15.6 mi

Brauerei Herold Büchenbach

Mountain Biking Highlight

19.5 mi

Heckenweg nach Pegnitz

Mountain Biking Highlight (Segment)

21.3 mi


Hiking Highlight

22.1 mi

Tour Profile


Singletrack: 5.37 mi
Path: 12.3 mi
Cycleway: < 109 yd
Street: 2.71 mi
Road: 1.45 mi
State Road: 421 yd


Alpine: < 109 yd
Natural: 5.56 mi
Unpaved: 8.58 mi
Gravel: 2.39 mi
Paved: 3.38 mi
Asphalt: 1.82 mi
Unknown: 0.37 mi

Weather Forecast

Fränkische Schweiz planned a mountain bike ride.

October 28, 2019


  • Fränkische Schweiz

    After a leisurely breakfast at the campsite, you're ready for the third leg of your bikepacking adventure in Franconian Switzerland. The goal of the tour is the train station in Pegnitz. Until then, all sorts of regional specialties await you: imposing castles, babbling streams, quaint inns, beautiful views, Franconian beer and of course many beautiful trails that are never shallow.If you have not yet gotten to know the culinary delights of the Franconian Switzerland, you have the opportunity to briefly visit the destination of the tour: In the inn of the brewery Herold you can not only taste delicious Franconian beer, but also fortify yourself with home-baked, super fresh bread , Then a wonderful time in the Franconian Switzerland is slowly coming to an end: In Pegnitz you have reached the destination. Here you have a very good connection to the web of the train and can let you and your bike home brought relaxed.Three glorious days are behind you and many happy memories. And the prospect of more beautiful adventures in the land of castles, caves and pleasures. How about, for example, the two other bikepacking adventures we've put together for you in this collection (

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    • October 31, 2019