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To the Esperhöhle

· 4 reviews · Hiking Trail · Fränkische Schweiz
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  • Die Basilika Gößweinstein
    Die Basilika Gößweinstein
    Photo: Andreas Hub, FrankenTourismus
m 500 400 300 10 8 6 4 2 km Wallfahrtsbasilika Burg Gößweinstein Stempfermühle Esperhöhle Burggaillenreuth Sachsenmühle
moderate
Distance 10.8 km
3:30 h
247 m
247 m
484 m
314 m
Beautiful hike with many shady sections, interesting sights and good places to stop for refreshments.

Our hike takes us through the low-water plateau of Franconian Switzerland, through shady, shady sections of forest and along the valley of the Wiesent river back to Gö&Abroviale;weinstein. At the beginning of our hike we discover the Basilica of Gö&Abroviale;weinstein, one of the largest places of pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of Bamberg. Our onward journey takes us to the natural monument Esperhöhle. In the cave ruins in the middle of the forest, you have the opportunity to visit various grottos and cave entrances of a former karst cave. The Sachsenmühle and the Stempfermühle lie directly on the path and directly on the banks of the rushing Wiesent. Many idyllic places invite you to linger and enjoy. Back in Gö&Avlifte;weinstein we visit the medieval summit castle of Gö&Avlifte;weinstein at the end of our tour. This probably served as the model for Richard Wagner's Grail Castle in his profound opera Parsifal.


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Ro Fi 
October 18, 2020 · Community
Sehr schöne Landschaft. Beeindruckende Esperhöhle
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Florian Merz
August 26, 2017 · Community
Tolle Runde, die bis auf den letzten Anstieg doch recht gemütlich ist. Leider ist ein Teilstück ohne Fußweg, sodass man direkt am Straßenrand laufen muss. Wo es ging haben wir die Wiese genutzt 😉 Aber richtig tolle Runde, wenn man es nicht all zu sportlich will.
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