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Wegelnburg Castle ruins

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Location: Near Schönau and Nothweiler.


The Wegelnburg Castle ruins are located at an altitude of 572 metres, stretched out over a ridge. It is the highest castle complex in the Palatinate with a panoramic view of the Palatinate Forest/Northern Vosges Biosphere Reserve.

Location: Near Schönau and Nothweiler.

The Wegelnburg Castle ruins are located at an altitude of 572 metres, stretched out over a ridge. It is the highest castle complex in the Palatinate with a panoramic view of the Palatinate Forest/Northern Vosges Biosphere Reserve.

The imperial fortress was built in the 12th and 13th centuries. Remains of gates, buildings, large rock chambers and circular walls are worth seeing.

Access trails:
German-French Castle Trail ("Deutsch-Französischer Burgenweg")
Felsenland Legend Trail ("Felsenland Sagenweg")

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Die Burgruine Wegelnburg ist ganzjährig zugänglich.

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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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Distance
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Ascent
Descent
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7 km
3:00 h
314 m
314 m
29.9 km
3:30 h
870 m
870 m
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32.8 km
15:00 h
1,381 m
1,381 m
7 km
2:20 h
289 m
289 m
recommended route Vier Burgen-Tour
9.5 km
3:30 h
404 m
387 m
recommended route Obersteinbach von Climbach
22.3 km
7:00 h
660 m
750 m
14.9 km
4:30 h
630 m
630 m
recommended route Felsenland Sagenweg
86 km
28:00 h
2,386 m
2,414 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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Wegelnburg Castle ruins

Schulstraße 29
66994 Dahn
Phone (0049) 6391 9196222

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