Fascination Neckarsteig

Hiking on the Neckarsteig in the Neckar valley is a real insider tip. To walk the 128 km walk from Heidelberg to Bad Wimpfen is to experience nature at its very best. With each step you escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in a wonderful natural and cultural landscape.
The Neckarsteig can be enjoyed according to your individual preferences as a varied multi-day or single day trip. The route is certified according to the criteria of the German Hiking Association as a 'High Quality Trail of Wonderfully Walkable Germany'. This guarantees the hiker a first-class hiking experience on all sections of the route, and the route signage makes it practically impossible to lose your way.
Be sure to take enough time to explore the many attractions along the way. Each of the many castles and castle ruins is worth a visit. And at the end of your hike, stop by one of the local restaurants and enjoy the regional specialties.



Timber harvesting in the Königstuhl forest distrct

Timber harvesting work will begin shortly in the Königstuhl forest district. Directly after the boundary between Neckargemünd and Heidelberg, the Neckarsteigweg will be closed and detour signs will lead to comparable footpaths in the direction of Königstuhl. The route will be extended + read_more

Construction near Mosbach

Please follow the way on which is showed on the map. + read_more

Castle ruins partially closed

There is good news. Thanks to a great effort of the THW (German Federal Agency for Technical Relief), the wall of the Minneburg of the Küchenbau, which was in danger of collapsing, could be secured in such a way that the "Vorburg" can be reopened for hikers. However, the main castle m + read_more

The Neckarsteig from Heidelberg to Bad Wimpfen

Events around the Neckarsteig

Oct 1, 202

Geführte Wanderung

Oct 15, 20

Neckargemünd wandert!

Nov 4, 202

Neckarsteig: von Eberbach nach Hirschhorn

Sights along the Neckarsteigs

Bergbahn Heidelberg

Eberbach Altstadtrundgang

Eberbach Ernst-Hohn-Pavillon

Aussichtspunkt Teufelskanzel

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