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The Castle Trail - a cultural-historical quality hiking trail

Long Distance Hiking · Frankenwald
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  • Burg Lauenstein
    Burg Lauenstein
    Photo: Josef Spitzlberger, Outdooractive Editors
m 800 700 600 500 400 300 200 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 km Mantelburg Kirche Ludwigsstadt Wallfahrtskirche Maria Glosberg
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Distance 74.8 km
23:00 h
1,391 m
1,597 m
694 m
298 m
The Burgenweg quality hiking trail, a cultural and historical hiking trail, in the Franconian Forest Nature Park leads from Lauenstein in the far north of the Franconian Forest via Kronach to Kulmbach. Here, especially hikers who, in addition to exploring the area on foot, are also interested in cultural features will find something to interest them.

The Castle Trail in the Franconian Forest Nature Park was opened in 2006 and combines a nature-oriented route with cultural attractions. The certified quality trail leads 76 km from Lauenstein in the far north of the Franconian Forest via Kronach to Kulmbach.Magnificent views accompany us again and again as we hike, for example, through the charming valley landscape of the Dammbach over the hill to Haßlach b. T. and on through the Teuschnitz floodplain to Teuschnitz. From there we reach St. Peter's Church via Wickendorf, the Pfaffenberg, Marienroth, the picturesque valley landscape of the Teuschnitz and then Posseck. After densely wooded paths, a great panoramic view awaits us at the Trebesberg Cross. The forest chapel and the pilgrimage church in Glosberg are worth a visit before we reach the thousand-year-old Lucas Cranach town of Kronach on the historic Franciscan path.We hike via the Lucas Cranach Tower to the beer village of Weißenbrunn and to the Kirchleuser Platte. Here you can


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