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Rabenstein Castle and Promenade Path

· 4 reviews · Hiking route · Fränkische Schweiz
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  • Burg Rabenstein
    Burg Rabenstein
    Photo: F. Haubner, TZ Fränkische Schweiz
m 450 400 350 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Burg Rabenstein Sophienhöhle Ludwigshöhle Burg Rabenstein "Schneiderloch"
Distance 3.5 km
1:00 h
151 m
151 m
432 m
363 m
Beautiful panoramic trail from Rabenstein Castle through the Ailsbach Valley to the Renner Rock. Via the Schneiderloch, the Ludwigshöhle and Sophienhöhle caves you ll pass the "Erweinsruh" rock gate and the rock labyrinth back to the castle.

Franconian Switzerland is known for its limestone cliffs and the caves that have been washed out by water over the course of time. On this hike we pass three caves, of which Sophienhöhle is one of the most beautiful in Franconian Switzerland. In addition to the caves, we pass imposing rock formations and vantage points from which we can enjoy wonderful views of the Ailsbach valley. The starting point is Rabenstein Castle, which towers loftily over the Ailsbach Valley. The castle also has a tavern where we can stop after the hike.


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Ralf Platten
April 10, 2018 · Community
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When did you do this route? April 01, 2018
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Andreas Schwab
June 15, 2015 · Community
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