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Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking Tours through the mild climate of the flatlands and hills, over endless meadows, enchanted woods, and romantic castles will fill you in with a pure life joy.


more than 23.000 km marked hiking trails throughout Baden-Württemberg.

The state forest of Schwetzingen Hardt is true green lungs of the district, a major recreation area of Rhine-Neckar region and the Odenwald, most suitable for the latest art: the hiking. The marked routes lead you to the most attractive observation points as well as indicate the comfortable stops along the way.


For those in search for something special: unique trails, comfortable road paths, breathtaking views and varied „levels of difficulty / heights“. All the above characterize the routes of our region. Everything that a cyclist could wish for... short or long, hilly or flat, with or without...the routes are picked up in all its abundance.

Available at Hotel GÄSTEhaus am SCHLOSS in Schwetzingen:

  • Hiking and cycling map
  • Boxed lunch
  • Bike rental nearby (almost any kind of „Bike“ to rent - ca. 24 hrs pre-order time)
  • Pick up service (additional fee applies)

Rent a bike

Bike & Fun ...Bike shop & Bike rental right around the corner
Contact: Horst Krayer 06202-126250

VRN nextbike Station ...only 50m from the hotel is the next nextbike station

Cycling area of Baden-Württemberg

We on the south have a right to be proud: Baden-Württemberg has accomplished 2016 as Nr.5 of most favourite cycling areas in the country. And this after being included since the last year into Top Ten of the most popular ADFC-Cycling tours statistics.

two newly certified cycle routes in Baden-Württemberg

...ADFC (German Cyclists' Federation) quality-certified cycle routes: the newly marked 4 Star Odenwald-Madonnen-route from Tauberbischofsheim to Speyer and the Stromberg-Murrtal-route to be marked with 3 Stars next Friday. These cycling routes add to significant quality standards in order to make the bike tourism in Baden-Württemberg even better in its abundance.

Further information about both cycle tracks are under: www.odenwald-madonnen-radweg.de & www.stromberg-murrtal-radweg.de.

Experience the Castle Road and explore it by bike. Further information can be found at: www.burgenstrasse.de.

Updated cycling maps are here.

Source: Newsletters Bett&Bike 21.06.2016

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