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Burg Hohenecken

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Address: Burgstrasse 50, 67661 Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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stunning view and awesome single tracks

A murky Tuesdays cycle exercise turned into a decent cultural experience plus fitness benefits. Despite the temperatures at this time of the year hoovering around zero, I need... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A murky Tuesdays cycle exercise turned into a decent cultural experience plus fitness benefits. Despite the temperatures at this time of the year hoovering around zero, I need my exercise, but detest repeating the same beaten (single) track all the time. So, I turned West from Kaiserslautern instead of doing the good old Humberg Routine over&over again. Coming from Kaiserslautern... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely loved this tucked away gem. Located on a high hill in a small suburban neighborhood, it was a wonderful, quiet get away from all the usual tourist locations. It was a little hard to locate, most likely due to the fog on the day we had gone, but it was a pleasant surprise when we finally made it to... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Burg Hohenecken is beside the Humbergturm one of my favorite places to go, when I need to get away from every day stress or just want a bit of walk. I visited it many times on working days or at weekends, in the morning, in the afternoon, even in the dark. Each visit had its own magic and it never... More 

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Thank EvaF2Eva
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

For the folks of Kaiserslautern it provides one of the best views of the city. It's close. A great hike.And, let's you travel back in time to view this historic castle ruin.

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Hutschenhausen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Used to love sitting at our neighbors and seeing this castle ruin out their living room window in the evening. Had to check it out myself. Clean, easy to get around and peacful feeling.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great hike if you are looking for something to do on a sunny morning, or afternoon. The hike up to the castle is less than a kilometer from the street below. I went up on a Saturday and enjoyed wandering the ruins, walking the forest, and looking at the different views. I would recommend taking a bottle... More 

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Thank Michael E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice little castle ruins. It is free and has a nice view. There are picnic tables up there. It is a little hike but not bad. There where little goats there also.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Beautiful scenery but it will be a hike to get to the top, i would recommend a bicycle although we did notice small cars did make it up there.

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We explored the Hohenecken Castle Ruins one afternoon. It’s an easy drive from the KMC area. We were pleasantly surprised by this little gem in the woods. We drove to Hohenecken village and parked in the public lot down the street from the entrance. We walked and followed the signs to this hiking trail. Wild blackberries and pretty flowers lined... More 

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Vilseck
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

It was hard to find so I took the coordinates on the GPS to help others N49 24.784 & E007 41.893. Park near the hotel Burgschanke Gastehaus. Coordinates are at the base of the stairs to start up. So stairs but must in just a very steeply elevated path.

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