Itinerary at a glance
You start your tour from the ‚Saiger Höhe’ above Lake Titisee and walk via the Hochfirst. From here you enjoy an amazing view onto Titisee, Feldberg and the peaks of the Austrian and Swiss Alps. The path leads you down into the first highlight, the "Wutachschlucht". In this nature reserve an exciting primeval landscape with romantic gorges and cascading waterfalls is waiting for you. Via bus from the Schattenmühle to your accommodation.
After a short bus ride back to the Schattenmühle you walk along the river Wutach through a breath-taking scenery. Smooth trails lead to Achdorf, where the river is deflected toward the Rhine. You will reach todays destination Blumberg via the waterfalls of Schleifenbach. Once there, take a look at the fountain “Gänseliesel” and the local carnival masks.
Today's walk takes you via the hill “Buchberg” from where you will see the famous railway of the “Sauschwänzlebahn”. Randen offers a stunning site: the blue stone, a rock group from up to 10 meters high basalt columns, which was formed during the eruption of the westernmost Hegau volcanoes. The remaining kilometers pass through a charming landscape to todays destination Tengen.
The next stage takes you from Tengen past the hill “Wannenberg over the Duggenhart, one of the higher wooded hills, that the old post path touches. From here you have nice views on the snow covered peaks of the alps and the hilly landscape of Hegau. You wander leisurely over meadows and forests to Engen where you can stroll through the nice old town.
You start surrounded by the ancient volcanic cones of the Hegau, the bordering Lake Constance and the majestic Alps. The seven Hegauberge mountains Hohentwiel, Hohenstoffeln, Hohenkrähen, Mägdeberg, Hohenhewen, Neuhewen and the Höwenegg are lined up next to each other. In the 845 m high mountain you still find the remains of the ruin Hohenhewen. From the observation deck you can marvel the Hegau and even Lake Constance and the Alps. On an open field you hike over the summit, past the ruin Mägdeberg to Singen with its numerous cultural monuments.
The last walk leads past the old mansion “Friedinger Schlössle” past Steisslingen to the ruin Homberg, from where you have wonderful views over the Untersee with the isle Reichenau and the Peninsula Mettnau of Radolfzell. Soon you will leave the “Querweg” and walk through the nature reserve Mindelsee over to Lake Constance.
Walking times of up to 7 hours require a good basic fitness level. The ‚Querweg’ takes you along well-marked and well-maintained walking and forest paths on easy terrain. For some descents (i.e. Wutachschlucht ravine) surefootedness is essential.
Prices & Dates
Category: pretty middle-class hotels and inns
Services & Information
Further details about this tour
- Accommodation as already mentioned
- Luggage transfer
- Carefully elaborated route description
- Detailed travel documents 1x per room (German, English)
- App for Navigation and GPS-data
- Service hotline
Arrival / Parking / Departure
- Train journey via Freiburg in the Breisgau to Saig, from there by bus/taxi to the hotel.
- Stuttgart, Zurich or Basel airport.
- Parking for free near the hotel, no reservation possible.
- Return journey by train to Saig (2x change trains) duration approx. 2 hours.
Things to note
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
- Further important information according to the package travel law can be found here!
- This tour is a partner tour.
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