37 KM I ALTITUDE 280 METRES I DURATION 4-5 HOURS I LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY HARD
This route for nature lovers starts in Dahn and takes you on a loop around the southern part of the Biosphärenreservat Pfälzerwald-Vosges du Nord (Palatinate Forest/Northern Vosges Biosphere Reserve), alternating between dense forests and wide-open valley meadows surrounding idyllic towns and villages. Biosphärenhaus (Biosphere House) in Fischbach, which has its own treetop path and experience stations, can provide further information on the reserve.
STARTING POINT AND HOW TO GET THERE
THINGS TO SEE
PLACES TO STOP
- Biosphärenhaus Fischbach (Fischbach Biosphere House) and local restaurants in Fischbach Dahn: Reichenbach and Rumbach areas in Dahn and “Im Schneiderfeld” restaurant run by the PWV
The 40 km biosphere trail starts in Dahn and leads you along the French-German Pamina cycle trail to Bruchweiler-Bärenbach first. The entire circular trail is characterized by the alternation betweendense forests and open valley meadows with quietly embedded villages. Starting from Dahn, this trail circles around the southern part of the Palatinate Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve and leads cyclists through four stream valleys. The Palatinate Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve is the first cross-border biosphere reserve of Europe recognized byUNESCO. Numerous rock castles and sandstone formations mark this landscape. Come and experience nature’s correlations in the nature park in and around the biosphere house in Fischbach, for example on the tree top path in a height of 18-35 metres.
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