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Eichstätter Fossilienpfad – Wandern in und um Eichstätt

6.06 mi
2.1 mph
975 ft
975 ft
Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

Tour Overview

Starting Point
0.66 mi

Jura-Museum (Eichstätt)

Hiking Highlight

2.29 mi
2.81 mi

Fossilien Museum Bergér

Hiking Highlight

3.55 mi

Alter Steinbruch

Hiking Highlight

6.06 mi


Hiking Path: 1.17 mi
Path: 2.10 mi
Footpath: 0.37 mi
Street: 1.53 mi
Road: 0.66 mi
State Road: 230 yd
Off-grid (unknown): 163 yd


Natural: 0.62 mi
Unpaved: 1.87 mi
Gravel: 0.72 mi
Paved: 0.71 mi
Asphalt: 1.65 mi
Unknown: 0.50 mi
  • Includes an off-grid segment

    Navigation instructions may be limited.

Weather Forecast

Eichstätt planned a hike.

August 17, 2020


  • Eichstätt

    The exciting themed Eichstätter Fossil Trail starts at the train station. The first of six stations awaits you here, where you can get to know the natural beauties, quarries and museums along the fossil trail better.From the starting point you hike up to Willibaldsburg, where the Jura Museum is located. Here you can admire exciting fossils, including an original of the ancient bird Archeopteryx.Then you stroll down to the Altmühl and cross it. A steep climb awaits on the other side that will take you to the fossil record. You can look for fossils here.You pass the Fossil Museum Bergér and another quarry before you descend back into the Altmühltal. Here you hike a short distance along the picturesque river and then turn off towards Eichstätt. You pass the Willibaldsburg and come back to the starting point of the hike.

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    • August 24, 2020

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