Excursion destinations and leisure tips on the Swabian Alb

Excursion destinations, hiking tips and links around the Swabian Alb.

Hiking in and around the Swabian Alb

Baths in the surroundings

  • Alb thermal bath Bad Urach – here you will find peace and relaxation in one of the most beautiful and traditional spas in Europe.
  • Panorama spa in Beuren – the health oasis is one of the most beautiful thermal baths in southern Germany.
  • Höhenfreibad Bad Urach – the family-friendly sports pool lies on a sunny plateau above the spa town.
  • Wellenfreibad Reutlingen – surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the Swabian Alb and the Achalm, it is one of the most scenic and largest open-air swimming pools in Germany.
  • Das Münsinger Freibad – is considered to be one of the most beautiful outdoor pools on the Alb plateau due to its location and design.

Sport & adventure Swabian Alb

  • Wintersport Arena Holzelfingen – Skiing, toboggan park, cross-country ski run, children’s adventure land, hiking possibilities, two ski huts with all kinds of delicacies and an après-ski bar leave nothing to be desired and make every visit a special experience.
  • GeoPark Swabian Jura – Experience geological history live in the GeoPark Schwäbische Alb! Pterosaurs and sea lilies? Coral reefs and palm beaches? Ice Age hunters and Celtic industrial areas?
  • Climbing park Sonnenbühl – just the thing for the adventurous.
  • Adventure park Lichtenstein Castle – In the forest at lofty heights, swinging through the trees like Tarzan and Jane, like Spiderman climbing a net. These adventures can be experienced up close at the Adventure Park Castle Lichtenstein
  • Summer bob run Sonnenbühl – In the beautifully situated Melchinger Valley in the climatic health resort of Erpfingen, not far from the Bear Cave, sporting fun for the whole family awaits you.
  • SEGWAY in the biosphere area – Tour 10 leads over the former military training area through the heart of the biosphere area.

Palaces and castles in the Swabian Alb

  • Lichtenstein Castle – historical castle from the 19th century. It is situated on the Albtrauf of the Swabian Alb at an altitude of 817 m above sea level above the village of Lichtenstein.
  • Residence castle Bad Urach – in Bad Urach on the edge of the Swabian Alb is the only remaining residential castle from the heyday of the Duchy of Württemberg.
  • Hohenurach Castle Ruin – in the 16th century by the dukes of Württemberg to a state fortress. Since 1765 ruin and the landmark of Bad Urach.
  • Hohenzollern castle – the ancestral seat of the Prussian royal family and the princes of Hohenzollen.

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