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Albersweiler

Historical city center · Palatinate
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  • Albersweiler Kirche
    / Albersweiler Kirche
    Photo: Archiv Verein SÜW Annweiler e.V.
  • / Albersweiler Schloß
    Photo: Archiv Verein SÜW Annweiler e.V.
  • / Albersweiler Weinberge
    Photo: Archiv Verein SÜW Annweiler e.V.
  • / Albersweiler Mandelblüte
    Photo: Archiv Verein SÜW Annweiler e.V.

Albersweiler in Trifelsland. The wine village Albersweiler is situated on the German Wine Route and in the biosphere reserve Palatinate Forest. The historic path leads to interesting sights all over the village. The path starts at the train station, where possibilites for hiking, mountainbiking und cycling are offered as well.
The wine village Albersweiler is situated on the German Wine Route and in the biosphere reserve Palatinate Forest. The historic path through Albersweiler leads to interesting sights all over the village. The path starts at the train station, where possibilites for hiking, mountainbiking und cycling are offered as well. The vineyards are perfect for lovely walks. Especially gorgeous are many paths in the spring, when thanks to the mild climate, the almond trees bloom as early as March. Even otherwise, we find pure nature: the two nature reserves that surround the place are home to endangered lichens, mosses and grasshopper species. The idyllic location Albersweiler is the starting point for many hikes through the Palatinate Forest, for Orensfels, for Hohenberg, to the ruin Neuscharfeneck , or on the trail "Pälzer Keschdeweg" (way of chestnuts) in one of the surrounding pretty wine villages . Nordic walking routes of varying difficulty provide attractive leisure opportunities. If you want to go by bicycle, you can comfortably ride the "Queichtalradweg" leading to the Rhine, or follow the more challenging mountainbike route 7 of the palatian Mountainbikepark. Gently rising mountains frame the village that can look back through his district of St. Johann to over 1000 years of history. When excavation work was here remains of a Roman villa and the foundation of a church have been found from the Carolingian period. The earliest foundations date from the 8th century. The site can be visited. On the way you see the privately owned Rococo castle of the prince admired von Löwenstein-Wertheim. The house was built on the site of the 13th- century and repealed in the 16th century remorse gutter monastery. The remains of the 1687/88 established Albersweiler canal, which was used as a transport route for stones and other building materials in 1750,which were part of the fortified Queichlinie. On the 3rd weekend in July, the winemakers of the village hoste the traditional wine festival. It takes place in the vineyards of St. Johann and offers a beautiful view over the valley up to the famous castle Trifels. For more information see www.albersweiler.de.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Routes through this place

Type
Name
Distance
Duration
Ascent
Descent
18.6 km
6:00 h
810 m
637 m
5.6 km
2:00 h
182 m
182 m
1.4 km
0:30 h
40 m
40 m
58.5 km
4:00 h
2 m
175 m
Multistage tour Pälzer Keschdeweg - Hauptweg  ›
61.1 km
20:00 h
1437 m
1540 m
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Albersweiler

Hauptstraße 66 
76857 Albersweiler
Phone (0049) 6345 3601

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  • 6 Routes nearby
Themed/educational trail · Palatinate

Pälzer Keschdeweg (Pfälzerwaldtour)

April 12, 2011
difficult
18.6 km
6:00 h
810 m
637 m
by Verein Südliche Weinstrasse Annweiler am Trifels e.V.,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Palatinate

Albersweiler - Historischer Rundweg

May 21, 2012
moderate
5.6 km
2:00 h
182 m
182 m
by Verein Südliche Weinstrasse Annweiler am Trifels e.V.,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Palatinate

Albersweiler - Schmunzelweg

May 21, 2012
easy
1.4 km
0:30 h
40 m
40 m
3
by Verein Südliche Weinstrasse Annweiler am Trifels e.V.,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
Other hiking tour/main hiking trail · Palatinate

Albersweiler - Rundwanderweg 1 zum Naturfreundehaus Kiesbuckel

May 29, 2012
moderate
3.7 km
1:00 h
127 m
127 m
by Verein Südliche Weinstrasse Annweiler am Trifels e.V.,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
Themed route · Palatinate

Queich Valley Cycleway

June 22, 2010
moderate
58.5 km
4:00 h
2 m
175 m
1
by Silke Wiedrig,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
Themed/educational trail

Pälzer Keschdeweg - Hauptweg

May 19, 2011
moderate Multistage tour
61.1 km
20:00 h
1437 m
1540 m
by Anita Ballweber,   Pfalz Touristik e.V.
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