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Burgruine Wegelnburg

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Wegelnburg castle ruin/D

Wegelnburg castle is the highest located castle ruin in the Palatinate region (572 m). On a clear day one can see Strasbourg Cathedral. The period of its edification is unknown, however the buildings and construction forms point to the first half of the 13th century. The elongated fortification stretched over three levels and was surrounded by an enceinte. Only the remains of the before mentioned enceinte have been preserved as well as the vestiges of gates, stairways and rock chambers.

These Premium-Trails lead to the castle:
Franco-German Castle Trail (Deutsch-Französischer Burgenweg)
Rockland Legend Trail (Felsenland Sagenweg)

Wegelnburg castle ruin/D

Wegelnburg castle is the highest located castle ruin in the Palatinate region (572 m). On a clear day one can see Strasbourg Cathedral. The period of its edification is unknown, however the buildings and construction forms point to the first half of the 13th century. The elongated fortification stretched over three levels and was surrounded by an enceinte. Only the remains of the before mentioned enceinte have been preserved as well as the vestiges of gates, stairways and rock chambers.

These Premium-Trails lead to the castle:
Franco-German Castle Trail (Deutsch-Französischer Burgenweg)
Rockland Legend Trail (Felsenland Sagenweg)

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Coordinates

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49.061388, 7.787071
DMS
49°03'41.0"N 7°47'13.5"E
UTM
32U 411393 5434988
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Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
32.8 km
15:00 h
1381 m
1381 m
7 km
3:30 h
314 m
314 m
9.5 km
3:30 h
404 m
387 m
29.9 km
3:30 h
870 m
870 m
22.3 km
7:00 h
660 m
750 m
85.8 km
28:00 h
2516 m
2539 m
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Michael Grohe
June 06, 2018 · Community
Einer meiner absoluten Lieblingsorte im Pfälzer Wald. Wir waren im Winter dort bei jeder Menge Schnee, um den Sonnenaufgang zu fotografieren. Ein paar Eindrücke dazu gibt es in meinem YouTube-Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mcwMq7VD_94
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Burgruine Wegelnburg

Schulstr. 29
66994 Dahn
Phone 0049 6391 9196222 Fax 0049 6391 91960222

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Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Dahner Felsenland
Deutsch-französischer Burgenweg
difficult
32.8 km
15:00 h
1381 m
1381 m
The German-French Castle Trail begins in the idyllic resort of Schönau. Sporty is the rise to the bizarre key rock. Past the rock face Langer Fels ...
21
from Jacques Noll,   Tourist-Information Dahner Felsenland
Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Dahner Felsenland
Grenzgängerweg
moderate
7 km
3:30 h
314 m
314 m
The approx. 7 km long German-French circular hiking trail is an exciting hiking tour across the border between Germany and France. At the ...
3
from Jacques Noll,   Tourist-Information Dahner Felsenland
Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Dahner Felsenland
Vier Burgen-Tour
moderate
9.5 km
3:30 h
404 m
387 m
Die ca. 9,5 km lange "Vier Burgen-Tour" verläuft auf deutscher und französischer Seite über insgesamt vier Burgen, die Wegelnburg, die Hohenbourg/F ...
3
from Jacques Noll,   Tourist-Information Dahner Felsenland
Mountain bike- & Nature-Active-Tours · Pfalz
Mountainbiketour 15 Bundenthal (Dahn-Süd)
moderate
29.9 km
3:30 h
870 m
870 m
Mittelschwere Mountainbiketour im grenznahen Gebiet zu Frankreich. Angenehme, abwechslungsreiche Auffahrten, Trailabfahrten mit Teils auch engen ...
5
from Stephan Marx,   Mountainbikepark Pfälzerwald e. V.
Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Elsass
Obersteinbach von Climbach
difficult
22.3 km
7:00 h
660 m
750 m
Sandsteinfelsen und in den Felsen gehauene Burgruinen reihen sich aneinander - eine Traumtour entlang der Grenze.
from Wolfgang Reinstädtler,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · WANDERarena Pfälzerwald-Nordvogesen
Felsen- und Burgenwanderung im Pfälzerwald mit traumhaften Aussichten
moderate
14.9 km
4:30 h
630 m
630 m
Bei dieser Tour handelt es sich um ein wahres Feuerwerk an eindrucksvollen Erlebnissen, bei der sich historische Burgen und Aussichtsfelsen im ...
15
from Lars Reichenberg,   alpenvereinaktiv.com
Graded long-distance hiking trail · Dahner Felsenland
Felsenland Sagenweg
difficult
85.8 km
28:00 h
2516 m
2539 m
The cross-border long-distance hiking trail has everything to offer that makes the hiker's heart jump. You can discover amazing views as well as a ...
7
from Jacques Noll,   Tourist-Information Dahner Felsenland
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