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Vordere Alb Bike Tour

Bicycle Ride · Myth Swabian Alb
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  • Der Burrenhof.
    Der Burrenhof.
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Up- and downhill, this tour takes you over the „Uracher Alb“. the tour take you through Grabenstetten and Böhringen and retourns alongside the “ Erms” back to Bad Urach.
difficult
Distance 51.7 km
5:30 h
717 m
740 m
822 m
458 m
Starting point is Bad Urach, from where the tour take you onto the “Swabian Alb”. For your efforts you will be rewarded with amazing views over the Erms Valley. After the climb at the beginning, the tour continues to Grabenstetten and Böhringen. Just befor Seeburg you leave the plateau of the Swabian Alb and follow the river Erms back to Bad Urach.

Author’s recommendation

Altstadt Bad Urach, Burgruinen, Landschaft

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Author
Bettina Peters
Update: June 13, 2022
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
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Experience
Landscape
Highest point
822 m
Lowest point
458 m
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Track types

Asphalt 26.78%Dirt road 50.72%Forested/wild trail 10.98%Path 1.45%Road 9.85%Unknown 0.18%
Asphalt
13.9 km
Dirt road
26.2 km
Forested/wild trail
5.7 km
Path
0.8 km
Road
5.1 km
Unknown
0.1 km
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Tips and hints

 http://www.mythos-alb.de

 

Start

Bad Urach (463 m)
Coordinates:
DD
48.492940, 9.399352
DMS
48°29'34.6"N 9°23'57.7"E
UTM
32U 529504 5371167
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Destination

Bad Urach

Turn-by-turn directions

Leave Bad Urach through the „Elsachsiedlung“ towards Grabenstetten. After the campsite “Pfählhof” turn left into the “Mariental” and later the “Kaltental”. After around 2 km begins the ascend onto the Swabian Alb towards Hülben. On the plateau just befor the “Burrenhof” you get to the “Heidegraben”. Befor you reach Grabenstetten the way continues via Strohweiler to Böhringen. Römerstein-Zainingen is the highest point of the tour. From Zaingen continue East to the villages Hengen and Wittlingen, which are part of the city of Bad Urach. After Wittlingen the tour takes a steep descend towards Seeburg. From Seeburg back to Bad Urach it is a relaxed way along the river Erms.

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Public transport

Take the train to Bad Urach

Getting there

A8 exit Stuttgart/Möhringen, then the B27 to Bad Urach

Parking

Parking available in Bad Urach

Coordinates

DD
48.492940, 9.399352
DMS
48°29'34.6"N 9°23'57.7"E
UTM
32U 529504 5371167
w3w 
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Weitere Infos zu Rad- und Wandertouren finden Sie auf www.mythos-alb.de .

Diese Tour findet sich auch in der Radbroschüre von Mythos Schwäbische Alb, die Sie ebenfalls über die oben genannte Website anfordern können.

 

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 Mythos Schwäbische Alb bietet verschiedene Rad- und Wanderkarten, die Sie unter www.mythos-alb.de anfordern können.

 

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
51.7 km
Duration
5:30 h
Ascent
717 m
Descent
740 m
Highest point
822 m
Lowest point
458 m
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