Biking & Hiking
In the Ostwuerttemberg region, you will find the most beautiful biking and hiking trails, which take you past many places of interest as well as historical locations. The countryside is widely varied: the juniper heaths, typical for the region, are seen alternately with mixed and fir forests. But also beautiful valleys, lakes, idyllically situated river and creek landscapes offer biking and hiking enthusiasts a much rewarding variety of landscapes.
For good reason, Ostwuerttemberg is known for its attractive range of recreational activities in an untouched landscape of exceptional beauty.
This is where hiking is fun! Multitudes of marked hiking trails, including extended hiking and outings leave no room for boredom. Ostwuerttemberg offers bicyclists many comfortable bike trails; and for those looking for a real challenge, this is the right place. There are starting points for many interesting bike and theme trails, such as the Kocher-Jagst Bike Trail, the Limes Bike Trail or the Brenz Bike Trail.
Whether by bike or on foot, discover Ostwuerttemberg and its multitude of sights… you won't regret it!
This sport is enjoying growing popularity. Even in Ostwuerttemberg, there are increasingly more mountain bike fans that are able to pursue their hobby here. From the Mountain Bike Park in Heidenheim to the special bike tours and bike festivals like “Bike the Rock Festival” in Heubach, there are plenty of recreational opportunities for the bicycle enthusiast.
Whoever is interested in obtaining the “Bike-Crossing the Swabian Alb” tour book, will find all the information needed for the complete tour routes, route descriptions, elevations, bike service shop information, towns along the trails, hotel accommodations and sights along the route: Tour book Bike-Crossing Schwaebische Alb.
A sport for young and old, this is a quick-paced style of hiking which employs special poles. This full-body training activates most of the body's muscles and relieves the joints. Thus, this sport is one of the healthiest, and can be practiced by well-trained persons as well as people who are not well trained. Nordic walking is learned quickly and relatively easily. Diverse attractive Nordic walking centers as well as Nordic walking courses are available to the Nordic walkers in the region.
Order your copy of “The Nordic Walking Trail around Aalen” (“Nordic Walking Trail – rund um Aalen”), with the click of the mouse.
The Most Beautiful Bike and Hiking Tours of the Region
A detailed overview of all bike and hiking tours can be found on the information portal regio-city of the Tourism Association Erlebnisregion (Adventure Region) Schwaebische Ostalb. Consecutively, only a few proposals about hiking tours making it easy to discover the region on foot are mentioned.
The Most Beautiful Hiking Trails in the Region: