Rund um das Käppele – wandern in und um Würzburg
Hiking Highlight (Segment)
Würzburg planned a hike.
August 26, 2020
On this almost ten kilometer hike you will discover the Nikolausberg, walk through the wooded Steinbachtal and further along the river through the Main meadows. Full of enjoyment of nature, easy to reach from downtown Würzburg. Your excursion into the countryside begins at the Alte Marienbrücke in the old town.You walk past the St. Burkard Basilica and on to the Käppele pilgrimage church. On your way up to Nikolausberg you will pass several stations that deal with the Way of the Cross. Once at the top of the church, you can take a breather and let your gaze wander over the old town of Würzburg.Then you hike a bit through the forest to the Frankenwarte observation tower. The 40 meter high tower stands on the highest point of Nikolausberg. The viewing platform offers you a magnificent panoramic view of Würzburg and the region.After you have enjoyed the panoramic view extensively, you continue hiking through the picturesque Steinbachtal. You walk on a well-developed hiking trail in a large arc through the beautiful landscape until you reach the banks of the Main again. If you want to take a break, you can fortify yourself in the beer garden of the Zollhaus. Then you cross the Main on the Sebastian-Kneipp-Steg and stroll along the Main meadows back towards the city center.
August 28, 2020