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Excellent hike!

We did this hike & visited Bad Urach as a day trip from Stuttgart. It takes about ~45 minutes to... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Janet G
Lovely countryside

Lot's of really nice walking to do around this area. We parked at the Maisental car park (not far... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

We did this hike & visited Bad Urach as a day trip from Stuttgart. It takes about ~45 minutes to an hour by car to reach the starting point of the hike which is just outside of Bad Urach. It seems most people parked at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Janet G
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Lot's of really nice walking to do around this area. We parked at the Maisental car park (not far from the Bad Urach Wasserfall train station). From there we done a really nice, easy walk up to the waterfall, round to the ruins and then...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank T6173HPkeithw
Reviewed 21 June 2016

if you are interested in having some history, visit this this ancient place built some 1000 years ago,, this ruin was built in the years of the 11th century at the top of the hills around the city of Bad Urach, a little nice town...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank raycook
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Make sure you ware good shoes for this one!!! Leave the high heels at home! Get ready to sweat...just a little to enjoy one of the most pristine views in Baden Wurtenburg! Like I say: If you want to get anywhere good in Germany prepare...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank CharlieP4
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Walked with my dog to the ruin. At first the ascent was more gradual but the closer you get to the ruins, the steeper the climb! It is beautiful at the top. Unfortunately they were doing some repairs and the only way to see all...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Bad Urach is a fantastic place to hike and the Hohenurach ruins offer an interesting backdrop for stunning views of the Swabian alps. The castle complex is free to enter and you are allowed to go almost everywhere inside of and on top of the...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Erwin D
Reviewed 20 June 2014

If you are staying in the Stuttgart area, Bad Urach and the ruins known as Burg Hohenurach are worth a day-trip. Take a leisurely 3-6 km hike up to the castle ruins and then hang out and photographs the surrounding Swäbisch Alb. Then you can...More

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 26 September 2012

This is a ruinwhich shows the long history of the dukes of Wurttemberg. The site is on the way of hiking paths.

1  Thank Petra K
Reviewed 11 March 2012

After striking out during our first attempt, we tried again about a month later. It turns out the ruine is losing some if it's structure so the forest/park service is doing some safety maintenance; a fencing was placed to keep it from falling on your...More

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Linda8321
Reviewed 7 October 2011

The ruins are easy to see, atop the alb, from the town of Bad Urach but they are closed to the public for the time-being because they have been deemed unsafe to approach. This was a disappointment but there are other good places to wander.

Date of experience: September 2011
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