Schenkenzell and Schiltach


The tow neighbour towns next to Alpirsbach down the Kinzig valley are good to reach by train, car or bike.

The ruine "Schenkenburg"

(The ruine Schenkenburg at Wikipedia

She is the Landmarks of Schenkenzell. They include not only the Hohengeroldseck of the oldest castles of the Kinzigtal valley. At the castle you can walk pretty high and then go for a pizza in the Pizzeria with delicious food.


Kloster Wittichen und das Klostermuseum

Here the grave of the holy Luitgard is located. Therefore, since the 16th century pilgrimage.

Hundreds of thousands of believers went to Wittichen to solicit strength and comfort in prayer. Every year on the second Sunday in October in Wittichen takes place the Luitgardfest. After the solemn mass in the baroque church there is a procession in honor of the founder monastery held by the Witticher Valley. The monastery museum is his name in two respects justice. Firstly, it is in the Monastery area of the Witticher Valley, 5 km from Schenkenzell, secondly its exhibits come almost exclusively from the monastery itself, which previously was substantially greater.

Opening times : By appointment. Phone: 07836/939751. Admission: Adults: € 2.00.

Abbilung eines Ferienhauses im Schwarzwald

Alpirsbach Vacation houses & rentals

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Hirschgrund – Zipline Area Schwarzwald

What is a Zipline? A Zipline also called FlyingFox is a tight rope across the valley, which is traversed with a belt and helmet and a special coil of rope. In high ropes you cruise along the treetops of the forests.. The longest single track is incredible 570 meters long and 80 meters high - which is unique in Germany! Overall you drive 1.6 km steel cable to seven lanes with up to 60 km/h! The experience is incredible! And best of all: It's easy, almost anyone dares the ride! the group is accompanied by a guide who all explains on the circuit.

Opening times: 01 February - 30 November. Prerequisites: Adults max .115 kg of body weight, children from 40 kg in weight and not less than 9 years. Spontaneous visit is not possible due to technical processes! Please do not drive without reservation into the narrow Heubachtal!

Historic Altstadt Schiltach

The new Hansgrohe Aquademie in Schiltach offers interesting sights under one roof. In a former industy building was established a training center a modern bath world and a Water and bath design musum. Here you can see bath history and bath future in one exhibition.

Opening hours: Mo-Fr: 07:30 - 19:00, Sat, Sunday: 10:00- 16:00.

Prices Eintrance free. Hansgrohe Museum for Water, Bath and Design and Aquademie, Auestr. 5 – 9, 77761 Schiltach. Tel. 07836/513272 Fax 07836/511505.

Pharmacy Museum

The largest privat exhibition of pharmacy in Europa is shown in a former pharmacy. Groups can book here: (Telefon: 07836/360 or 1514).

opening times: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 10:30 - 12:00 and 14:30 - 16:30. 01.11.2012 to 31.03.2013 Winterbreak. Entrance free € 2,00.