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The Roßberg

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Echaz Valley, Lichtenstein Castle, „Nebelhöhle“ and the „Roßberg“ – the highlights of this demanding tour.
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Distance 41 km
4:00 h
762 m
762 m
850 m
373 m
Starting point is Reutlingen. From there past Pfullingen and through the Echaz Valley to Lichtenstein Castle. Next is the “Nebelhöhle in Sonnenbühl-Erpfingen and finally the Roßberg befor the tour ends back in Reutlingen.
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Cornelia Grömminger
Update: May 11, 2022
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Highest point
850 m
Lowest point
373 m
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Start

Reutlingen (373 m)
Coordinates:
DD
48.490390, 9.208095
DMS
48°29'25.4"N 9°12'29.1"E
UTM
32U 515375 5370828
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Turn-by-turn directions

From Reutlingen (Südbahnhof) cross Marktstraße and turn on the way to Lichtenstein. Here the ascend towards Lichtenstein Castle begins. Make sure to enjoy a visit of Lichtenstein Castle. Behind the parking lot of Lichtenstein Castle the way continues to the “Nebelhöhle”.   From there the route takes you downhill to Sonnenbühl-Genkingen, befor you have to climb up the Roßberg with its tower. Along “Alte Steige” you get to Reutlingen-Gönningen and past Markwasen back to the city centre.

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Public transport

Take the train from Stuttgart to reutlingen

Getting there

A8 exit Stuttgart/Möhringen, then the B27 to Reutlingen

Parking

Parking available in Reutlingen

 

Coordinates

DD
48.490390, 9.208095
DMS
48°29'25.4"N 9°12'29.1"E
UTM
32U 515375 5370828
w3w 
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M. Maier
July 20, 2020 · Community
sehr anspruchsvoll, aber dafür landschaftlich und kulturel sehr schön. Der Roßberg ist übrigens gerade nicht bewirtschaftet
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When did you do this route? July 20, 2020
Photo: M. Maier, Community
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
41 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
762 m
Descent
762 m
Highest point
850 m
Lowest point
373 m
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