Hike Panoramic Trail Altmühltal: From Riedenburg to Essing in the Bavarian Jura: Position on map

Hike Panoramic Trail Altmühltal: From Riedenburg to Essing

Panoramic Trail Altmühltal: From Riedenburg to...

Elevation

Min: 1148 ft
Max: 1631 ft
Uphill: 2044 ft
Downhill: 2310 ft
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Difficulty
Moderate
Distance: 6.17 miles
Duration:3 h
Min: 1148 ft
Max: 1631 ft
Uphill: 2044 ft
Downhill: 2310 ft

Trail characteristics

Asphalt
Dirt road
Forest track

Interesting facts

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  • You're traveling a distance of 6 miles on this moderate trail. The hike is therefore not too long. The average length of all hikes in Bavaria is 27 miles.
  • Sturdy hiking boots are recommended on this track. 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.

Route description

View from Klamm natural reserve
© Martin Gabriel View from Klamm natural reserve

Starting in Riedenburg, at St. Anna bridge, you walk along the river promenade, then leave town continuing along the channel. You will soon be able to see Prunn Palace. You are moving through a natural reserve, which features steep ascents as well as a pretty gorge. After a while, oyu get to Einthal, where you finally get to Prunn Palace, one of the most beautiful sights in the region. Hike back downhill through the forest, past Felsenhäusl Museum. Finally, you reach the end of the hike in Essing.

Sturdy shoes necessary
Eating options available

Getting here

By car

From motorway A9, take the exit towards Altmühltal or Denkendorf. From A3, exit at Parsberg, and from A93 you take exit Abensberg. The federal roads B16, B8, or B299 are also connected to Riedenburg.

Public transportation

You can get buses and trains to Riedenburg from the surrounding cities. For example, get a train to Saal an der Donau or Ingolstadt, and then a bus to your starting point.

By boat

You can also travel to Riedenburg by boat on the channel.

Contact

Arbeitskreis Bayerischer Jura
Im Gewerbepark D 04
93059
Regensburg
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Phone49 (0)941/ 58539-0
Fax49 (0)941/ 58539-39
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