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Hike Erzweg Trail – Neukirchener Schlaufe

Erzweg Trail – Neukirchener Schlaufe


Min: 1296 ft
Max: 1742 ft
Uphill: 906 ft
Downhill: 643 ft
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Distance: 11.08 miles
Min: 1296 ft
Max: 1742 ft
Uphill: 906 ft
Downhill: 643 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

Hiking on Erzweg trail
© Tourismusverband Ostbayern e.V. / Stefan Gruber Hiking on Erzweg trail

This hike starts in the city centre of Sulzbach-Rosenberg. It leads you into beautiful green landscapes and through pristine nature. You will enjoy lovely views, and hike through diverse terrain. Keeping towards Rupprechtstein at the end, you will reach the final destination of this tour.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Overnight stay available
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 11 miles on this moderate trail. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 27 miles.
  • Make sure to bring sturdy footwear on this track. Hiking boots are highly recommended. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.


Sturdy shoes are necessary, as the path ascends and descends very steeply.

Getting here

By car

Follow motorway A6, A9, or A93 to Sulzbach-Rosenberg. The hike starts at the centre.

Public transportation

Trains from most major Bavarian cities call at Sulzbach-Rosenberg. Furthermore, leisure buses operate between May and October on Sundays and holidays. They service the entire hiking area, so you can even use public transport along the way.


Arbeitskreis Bayerischer Jura
Im Gewerbepark D 04
Phone49 (0)941/ 58539-0
Fax49 (0)941/ 58539-39
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