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The most beautiful hiking trails in the Swabian Alb biosphere area

Hiking holidays in Germany, especially here on the Swabian Alb, are a pleasure. The Swabian Alb is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful low mountain ranges in Germany. Hiking enthusiasts can enjoy the wonderful natural beauty of the Swabian Alb biosphere region to the fullest.

Walking around Bad Urach, you will be able to discover peaks, waterfalls, castle ruins, caves, forests and rivers. The most popular among our premium hikes is the Maisental, containing the renown Urach and Gütersteiner waterfalls, as well as the sights of the Burgruine Hohenurach. We can also recommend a hike around the Hohenwittlingen castle ruins or our Seeburg route in the Upper Ermstal area.

Our hiking offer for a hiking holiday in Bad Urach

Hiking on the Swabian Alb is a must: numerous well-marked hiking trails lead you through the unique landscape of the Swabian Alb biosphere region. Whether waterfalls, castle ruins, gorges or caves - around Bad Urach there is a lot to discover. Enjoy the region on one of the excellent premium hiking trails "Grafensteige" including Germany's most beautiful hiking trail, or on one of our circular tours. Besides you can hike the most popular long-distance hiking trail of the Swabian Alb, the Albsteig (HW1), which makes a stop in Bad Urach. Whether easy or difficult, there is something for everyone. Our handy trail guide makes it easy to choose the route that suits you and your requirements.

A guide-led hike is particularly recommended. From April to October, our tour guides lead the way – they’ll introduce you to the places and traditions that make their community unique.

Short film about the premium hikes around Urach

Germany´s most beautiful trail - Wasserfallsteig Bad Urach

View over Bad Urach, Hanner Fels

Accomodation in Bad Urach