Schild Zähringer Wanderweg
Long distance hiking trail • Stages tour

Zähringer hiking trail


27:00 h
76 km
2861 m
2309 m

The Zähringer path is a long-distance hiking trai lwhich connects the three Zähringer towns of Neuenburg am Rhein, Freiburg im Breisgau and St. Peter.

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27:00 h
76 km
2861 m
2309 m
Highest point
832 m
Lowest point
222 m

Specifics of the tour

scenic / culture

Path condition

0 % Nature trail
0 % Asphalt
0 % Gravel path
100 % Other

Tour signs


Der Zähringeradler


The "Zähringer Wanderweg" is a 75 kilometres long long-distance hiking trail, which connects the three Zähringer towns

Neuenburg am Rhein, Freiburg im Breisgau and St. Peter. It was created in 1995 on the initiative of the mayor of Neuenburg Joachim Schuster develops. Symbol and signpost of this hiking route is the specially designed Zähringer Eagle. The name of the

In order to be able to enjoy the trail to the full, it was divided into 3 stages.


First stage of this hiking trail starts at the townhall in Neuenburg am Rhein. able to You leave the town in the direction of the Black Forest. Kastel- and Fohrenberg on the right, many small villages on the left, the Zähringer hiking trail brings you to Staufen im Breisgau.


The second day's stage takes you from Staufen to Freiburg im Breisgau. You walk along the Etzenbacher Höhe and recognize the Laitschnbacher head and the cornstalk. Over Bollschweil and past the so-called Hörnle they reach the Hexental. The last few kilometers lead you past Bizighofen the Lorettoberg to Freiburg im Breisgau.  A walk through the historic old town brings you to the cathedral.


The last stage of the Zähringer hiking trail connects Freiburg im Breisgau with St. Peter. The first stage took you through the sunny Rhine Valley, now you hike through the wonderfully fresh heights of the Black Forest. Another beautiful vantage point closes with the Streckereck from which you look into the Föhrental till you arive in S. Peter.

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