(alternatively + 5 km via the Pfälzer Höhenweg to Wolfstein)
Along the way, romantically-situated benches invite you to sit down and admire the views.
At the beginning and at the end of the trail there are refreshments and snacks available.
The castle of Sprengelburg entwines a legend from ancient times: hikers, who were on their way through the valley from Oberweiler to Eßweiler during the evening or at night , reported that they suddenly felt a load on their backs which could not possibly come from their backpacks. Sometimes the burden was so heavy that even strong men were forced to their knees. However, hardly had they reached the former castle when there was no additional weight noticeable. The explanation: The hunchbacked little man who used to live on the Sprengelburg, loved to can be carried up the arduous trail by hikers. (Source: www.essweiler.de).
The airfield at Eßweiler is idyllically situated at the foot of Königsberg, and is considered to be one of the most beautiful sites in Germany. It has a length of 4 km towards the north , which guarantees long flights until late into the autumn. At the annual airfield festival, during the second weekend of September, visitors can participate in sightseeing flights. Information: www.lsv-landstuhl.de
Three hiker-friendly accommodation and restaurant sites as well as many other holiday apartments in Wolfstein look forward to welcoming guests. Following prior reservation, you can make an underground tour of the chalk mine. Here traditional methods of work have been retained as a technical monument - a living testimony to the human spirit of enterprise. Information: www.kalkbergwerk.de
Our hiking-friendly hosts can now drive their guests to the starting point/finishing point of your day’s walk.
For stroller the areas in the nature reserves are not suitable!
Especially in the fall is also necessary to ensure that the leaves lying on the ground can conceal irregularities, roots, rocks or holes in the road. With paths impairments of this kind you can expect when you take a hike. Should you be of the opinion that these are not accessible to you in particular cut, then you should get round. Especially in adverse weather conditions, it may be muddy and slippery passages come in natural ways.
Walking sticks are recommended!
After Wolfstein / Eßweiler on the B270 in direction Lauterecken.
Sports ground Bosenbach: Coordinates: 49° 32´ 53´´ N / 7° 31´ 26´´ E
Kneipp pool Eßweiler: Coordinates: 49° 33´ 18´´ N / 7° 33´ 22´´ E
Parking Village center Eßweiler: Coordinates: 49° 33´ 32´´ N / 7° 33´ 53´´ E
Landscheidhütte: Coordinates: 49° 33´ 51´´ N / 7° 33´ 36´´ E