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Drachenschlucht, Eisenach

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A canyon that been a destination spot since the Middle Ages, Drachenschlucht is a gorge and series of hiking trails that cut through the forest. The nature area is part of a protected park that offers tranquil walks alongside rugged terrain. Royals once used the grounds as a hunting area, but now the animal life has returned. A castle and hunting lodge dating from the 18th century are still standing and open to visitors. Bring plenty of water and a snack with you for the hike; apart from one restaurant, you won't find any other facilities with water or food. A visit to Drachenschlucht represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Eisenach vacation trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Absolutely do it, worth it. If you are going from "High Sun", it goes downhill to Eisenach. Well is to create (approx. 60min) and "High Sun" you can take the bus from the ZOB.
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  • Who is good to walk and take the 3 km will be thrilled by what he sees. Narrow paths that lead through rocks. Simply fabulous.
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  • The right for all families, friends couples etc. Specially for all who even want to move, and the Wartburg Castle have seen.
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  • Awesome little walk through the forest then coming to a beautiful gorge. Track is in go condition with a metal grate path through the gorge over the small creak running through it. From the carpark we parked at it was a shirt easy walk and well worth it.
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  • beautiful walk with beautiful rock formations and gap, one of the most beautiful ever done. Please note: for the little walk and so to come back to the parking lot just before Eisenack (not the car park Hohe Sonne), you take the arrow during the Drachenshlucht hiking trail, Eisenach 1.7 km. walking you do straight to get to the car park Hohe Sonne and you must return by bus (3 km.) or through the hiking trail Eisenach 4 km. for large dogs it is best to do with different hoogstes with stairs but that are not style. for smaller dogs are the stairs sometimes when high. take good walking shoes. distance parking Drachenslucht (down) to end of the hike on car park Hohe Sonne (above) is 2.7 km and you do there easy 1 h 30. You can also walk to the gap and go back, there do you more than an hour about it.
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  • Very beautiful gorge. Mostly extremely moist. In the winter is a dream of whom frozen Canyon. But also very dangerous in winter.
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  • Every year since, just a dream and adventurous. Who just creepy like it in the spring because times through, because everything is frozen and the water rushes through the channels. Good clothes and of course boots.
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