Around Loßburg: In Magic land and rafters path "Flößerpfad" on tour
Hiking on the the traces of the rafters on the Flößerpfad! From Loßburg to Alpirsbach hiking is pure relaxation and you can make different kind of discoveries in Loßburg. Loßburg, 9 kilometers from Freudenstadt and Alpirsbach away. Here the beautiful Kinzigtal valley begins. The excursion is ideally located from the house in Loßburg in the small hamlet Salzenweiler and Alpirsbach can be reached quickly. By car the rafters path of Enzklösterle and Seewald in 30 minutes is reached.
Take your Konus guest card and go for free by rail to Loßburg. From Loßburg station follow the signs to the rafters path "Flößerpfad". Alternatively you can park above the Loßburger outdoor swimming pool in the parking lot. However, you must then pick up the car back there (by train from Alpirsbach to Lossburg) as it is not round trip.
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Magic land and with fairy tale
If you are traveling with your children, also the little ones, they will like the magic land in Lossburg. They will then find a small lake and the Kinzig river origin. In the fairy tale path six exciting children's stories will be told. The Kinzig is the river, which has given the beautiful valley its' name where you hike on the "Flößerpfad".
Or hike to the "Vogteiturm", which is away from the Kinzig See 20 minutes. It has a height of 35 m. In altitude on Rodter height you can enjoy a fantastic view of the entire Black Forest area. Depending on the weather, the view extends over the Neckar foreshore up to the Swabian Alb.
Our children do not wander very much, but with this hike (10 km ) they love the story of Felix and especially the view and on half way the Vogtsmichelhof to rest and enjoy the playground. The rafters path begins at the swimming pool Loßburg / magic land. From Loßburg it comes first in the forest downhill towards Alpirsbach. Along the Kinzig , through the woods and by one of the most beautiful Black Forest valleys. Follow here easily the own signs of rafters. On the whole route, you will learn much about the history of rafting through many boards and a real raft, which is also great for a first picnic. Well rested it then continues past the valley, past fields and old farms. For the kids there are in addition to the numerous information boards about the work of the rafter.
Die last information board is after the traditional inn „Vogtsmichelhof“ . Here you will enjoy a traditional lunch or dinner very special of our region. The "Vogtsmichelhof" offers not only good food, but is also very famous at the kids. There is a nice playground were childern can play while the parents with beer and cider relax. From here you are in 30 minutes in the monastery city of Alpirsbach.
Alternatively you can also ride the path with a mountainbikde. Or the children take the bike while the adults hike. There is only one difficult part at the begin of the path, as it is a bit steep there. The rest of the path is good to walk or bike.
Further Tips in Loßburg
Audioguide for the "Flößerpfad"
You can get an audioguide for the whole trail which you can download as an Audioguide . Here are two versions available: First a version for adults where the story of the story of Johann Staiger ist told. A further version is a special child version in which the son from Johann Staiger, Uli Staiger, tells its story.
If you like Geocaching or maybe you want to test it you can get at the touristinformationLoßburg a geocaching GPS. On the path from Loßburg and Wolfach are 4 GPS-Mysteries for for treasure hunt. For each solved mysteries you will get a stamp in the "Flößer-Stamp Card" which you will get at the tourist information
Tote bag, bicycle trailer or buggy or wagon, you can borrow at the tourist information for a small fee.
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Die ruine Sterneck was built in 13. century and in the 15.th century expanded by kennels. From the north tower is the lower part from the middle ages.
In Schömberg are some nice hiking paths and also Nordic Walking paths and Mountainbiking is also possible. In Winter you can tobbogan and Nordic skiing. The restaurantGasthaus Sonne offers you a rural and good food. in the place there is a also a Bio farm with a shop and theres also a Besenwirtschaft - here you get food and drinks in a friendly casual athmosphere..
Local cultural museum of the old town hall
The museum you find in the Hauptstraße 15 and shows from archiological things to Coocoo Clocks. For children there is a nice play corner and a lot of things from former times to find.
Opening hours: Wednesday 14:00 to 16:30, Sunday 14:00 to 17:00 Uhr, in the winter months only at Sunday 14:00 to 17:00. Free entrance.
Natural protection area Aue: Heimbachaue Betzweiler
The Aue in Betzweiler you can hike easily and relaxed. The nice nature and calm area is good to relax. In the little Fishers house is an exhibition about flora and fauna of the area. From Mai to October at each first Sunday in the month it is opended from 2 to 5 o o clock. Group tours in the the natural preserve can be organised at Ortschaftsverwaltung 07455 91460-25 or 07446 9504-34, parking: Heimbachhall in Betzweiler.
- Shepards dare at lake Kinzig with a simple Bistro and Coffee kitchen.
- Café & Bistro Kaminstube Schröder, Pflegersäcker 2, Loßburg.
- Vogtsmichelhof at the Flößerpfad with playground and playtoys.
- Untere Mühle 200m from Vogtsmichelhof.
- Further Restauranttips in Alpirsbach.