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Black Forest - by Henk Nouws

If ever any country takes pride in its romantic legacy, it must be Germany. Put on your hiking boots and headphones and enter the realm of Wagner, Brahms and Schumann, walking through the land of Rhine and Danube, of traditional half-timbered houses, mighty castles and ancient taverns serving excellent food and wine. Most popular hiking destinations are the Black Forest in the southwest, Alsace-Lorraine on the border with France, Bavaria in the south, and forested Thüringen and Harz in central Germany. But there is more to explore. Try an autumn clad Swabian Alb for instance, or spring on the northern island of Rügen.

Not surprisingly, Germany counts over 200 long distance hiking trails, all waymarked and well documented. Walk any European long distance trail, except E2 and E7, and you will pass through Germany! Even if not spectacular in terms of altitude, the varying landscapes can be truly wild and offer wonderful panorama's.

On the negative side, bear in mind that Germany is a modern country. Forests and farmland are exploited efficiently and can be pretty boring.

There are no real difficulties and you can go any time of the year, but higher up snow can make walking difficult in wintertime (and create good opportunities for cross country skiing). Finding food and lodging is never an issue, as mountain huts, hotels, inns and private rooms (Zimmer frei) abound, as do campsites.

Interesting is the current tendency in the country to "certify" trails if they comply to a list of standards. The effect is that some trails get much more attention than other trails. They get the predicate "Premiumweg" or get elected the most beautiful trail of the country. Of course, this does NOT mean that other trails are less interesting. The effect, however, is that while new trails are created, old trails gradually disappear.

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  • Württemberg Winelands Cycle Route (360km) Bikeline Map/Guide
  • Württemberg Winelands Cycle Route, a 360-km long cycle trail from Rottenburg on the Neckar across the Tauber Valley to Niederstetten, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in guide with maps at 1:50,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation,... Lire la suite
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  • Müritz National Park - Waren - Plauer See - Neusterlitz K+F Outdoor Map 16
  • Müritz Lake - Neusterlitz area of eastern Germany’s lake district at 1:50,000 from Kümmerly+Frey in a series GPS compatible, double-sided maps printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant plastic paper; contoured, with hiking and cycle routes, other recreational activities, etc. An inset extends coverage to the Wolin Island in Poland.Maps... Lire la suite
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The Book Depository
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The Book Depository
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The Book Depository
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The Book Depository
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The Book Depository
United Kingdom
2019
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2011
  • Wandelgids 35000 Hikeline Schwäbische Alb West | Esterbauer
  • Handzame gids met een goede beschrijving van een groot aantal dagtochten in dit gebied. De gids is in spiraalbinding en elke pagina is op scheur- en watervast papier gedrukt. Daar is echt over nagedacht! Wandern auf der Schwäbischen Alb ist mehr als Bewegung, abschalten ist hier ganz einfach möglich. Ein Hauch von Albwacholder in der Nase,... Lire la suite
De Zwerver
Netherlands
2017
  • Wandelgids Hikeline Saar-Hunsrück Steig | Esterbauer
  • Handzame gids over de Saar-Hunsrück-Steig met een goede beschrijving van de gehele route. Der Saar-Hunsrück-Steig wurde im Mai 2007 eröffnet und mit dem Deutschen Wandersiegel als Premiumfernwanderweg ausgezeichnet und erfüllt somit die hohen Qualitätskriterien des Deutschen Wanderinstitutes. Europaweit einmalig ist dabei der niedrige Anteil... Lire la suite
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  • Bohemian Forest - Mühlviertel - Lipno Dam F&B WK262
  • Bohemian Forest - Mühlviertel - Moldau/Vltava Reservoir area straddling the border of Austria, Czech Republic and Germany presented at 1:50,000 in a series of contoured and GPS compatible outdoor leisure map from Freytag & Berndt with hiking and cycling routes, mountain huts, campsites and youth hostels, local bus stops, plus other tourist... Lire la suite
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  • Rhine Cycle Route 4 - Cologne to Hoek van Holland Bikeline Map-Guide
  • The Rhine Cycle Route Part 4 – a 442-km long section from Cologne to the North Sea presented by Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Lire la suite
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  • Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park East
  • The eastern part of the Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park on a GPS compatible, topographic recreational map at 1:50,000 from the survey organizations of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland with cartography identical to the standard topographic survey of Germany but with additional extensive overprint highlighting local and long-distance hiking trails,... Lire la suite
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  • Lahr –Rheinauen – Taubergießen - Kinzigtal
  • Lahr –Rheinauen – Taubergießen – Kinzigtal area of central Black Forest on a detailed, GPS compatible map at 1:25,000 from Kompass with local and long-distance footpaths, cycling routes, accommodation, etc, printed on durable, waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper.KOMPASS HIKING & RECREATIONAL MAPS: this title is part of an extensive... Lire la suite
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  • Hanover F&B
  • Indexed street map of Hanover at 1:20,000 from Freytag & Berndt with an enlargement of central Hanover at 1:10,000. Mapping is bright, colourful and clear, with one-way streets shown, as well as the S-bahn, bus and tram networks with stops clearly indicated.Points of interest such as Hanover’s 40 theatres, the Historic Museum, and parks are... Lire la suite
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  • Rhine Cycle Route 3 - Mainz to Duisburg Bikeline Map-Guide
  • The Rhine Cycle Route Part 3 – a 302-km long section from Mainz to Duisburg presented by Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of interest,... Lire la suite
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  • Hase-Emms Cycle Tour Bikeline Map-Guide
  • The Hase - Emms Cycle Tour, a 332-km long circuit linking Meppen and Osnabrück, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:50,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Lire la suite
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  • Oder-Neisse Cycle Route Bikeline Map-Guide
  • Oder-Neisse Cycle Route, a 630-km long cycle route from the source of the Neisse in the Czech Republic to the Baltic with variants on both the German and the Polish side of the two rivers, presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:75,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols,... Lire la suite
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  • Lahn Valley Cycle Route - from Source to Rhine Bikeline Map-Guide
  • Lahn Valley Cycle Route, a 247km long cycle route from the source to the Rhine presented by the Verlag Esterbauer in a guide with maps at 1:50,000 showing the route and its variants. Extensive information is conveyed by symbols, indicating road surface, campsites and other accommodation, repair workshops, recreational facilities, places of... Lire la suite
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  • Danube Cycle Route Part 1: Donaueschingen to Passau ENGLISH Ed.
  • The Danube Cycle Route Part 1– its first 580-km long section across Germany from Donaueschingen to Passau on the Austrian border – in an English language edition of Verlag Esterbauers’ Bikeline series, with detailed mapping at 1:50,000 highlighting the route and its variants, street plans for main cities, and extensive information conveyed by... Lire la suite
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  • Saar-Hunsrück Nature Park (2-map set)
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  • Emsland Cycle Tour (297km) Bikeline Map/Guide
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