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Hike Zweitaelersteig - Stage 3: Simonswald - Oberprechtal

Elzach, Waldkirch, Schonach

Zweitaelersteig - Stage 3: Simonswald -...


Min: 1165 ft
Max: 3816 ft
Uphill: 3717 ft
Downhill: 3323 ft
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last update on Jun 19, 2019
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Distance: 15.87 miles
Duration:9 h
Min: 1165 ft
Max: 3816 ft
Uphill: 3717 ft
Downhill: 3323 ft

Trail characteristics

Dirt road
Forest track
Hiking trail

Route description

Wooden signposts along the way
© ZweiTälerLand Tourismus, Fotograf: Clemens Emmler Wooden signposts along the way

After stages 1 and 2, stage 3 of Zweitälersteig trail leads you from the town of Simonswald to Oberprechtal-Wittenbach. With a total of 9 hours, this hike is a full-day tour. As there are only rarely options to buy food on the way, you should bring enough water and provisions. The trail includes steep uphill and downhill sections, hiking sticks are recommended.

Suitable for dogs
Sturdy shoes necessary
Overnight stay available
Eating options available

Interesting facts

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  • With an overall length of 16 miles the hike is among the 5 longest hikes in Baden-Württemberg available on TouriSpo.
  • Elevated between 1165 ft and 3816 ft, the hike is among the 5 highest elevated hikes in Baden-Württemberg. You're facing an uphill climb of 1133 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 5 hikes with the most ascent in Baden-Württemberg.
  • You can easily take your dog on this trail.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. If you get hungry along the way, there are places to rest and get food. Nevertheless it’s recommended to also have enough water and food in your backpack when hiking or biking.

Getting here

By car

From Furtwangen or Gütenbach, follow the road L173 to Simonswald-Ortsmitte. Car park Sägplatz is on your left-hand side.

From Waldkirch, Elzach, or Winden, follow B294 to exit Gutach, Simonswald Furtwangen. Turn right at the next junction, then take the second exit of the roundabout. After around 5 kilometres, the car park will be on your right-hand side.

Public transportation

From Waldkirch, Elzach or Winden, you can take the Breisgau S-Bahn tram to Bleibach. From there, take bus line 7272 to Simonswald-Rathaus.

From Furtwangen or Gütenbach, take bus 7272 to Simonswald-Rathaus.


ZweiTälerLand Tourismus
Im Bahnhof Bleibach
Gutach im Breisgau
Phone+49 (0) 7685 19433
Fax+49 (0) 7685 90889-89
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