Circuit de la Wasenbourg

  • 3h
  • 12km
  • 465m
  • Intermediate

Immerse yourself in history by discovering vestiges of the Celtic, Roman and Middle Ages during this forest walk!
From the free parking rue Sister E. Eppinger, go to the Place de l'Hotel de Ville passing the ancient baths. Follow the red rectangle towards the ruins of Wasenbourg. Walk along the Bad-Schönborn alley along the Falkensteinbach, cross the park and then the Liberation Avenue before going under the railway bridge.
Turn immediately right and walk along the linden alley. After passing under the bridge of the D1062, climb on the hairpin road to the left and take the path to the left. At the forest path, climb the stairs opposite and continue climbing to the ruins of Wasenbourg.
After visiting the castle and the Wachtfelsen, take the blue road to the cup stones behind the castle. Climb the small staircase to the left. On the way, the garden of fairies and cup stones.At the Kreuztannen junction, follow the red rectangle straight onto the Wasenkoepfel forest road.
At the next intersection, it is possible to go to the Wasenkoepfel Watchtower (detour 15-20 minutes) following the red rectangle. Then return to this junction and take the green cross trail to Buckelstein-Oberbronn.
Arrived at Oberbronn, turn left at the fountain in front of the house of 1555 following the blue rectangle towards Niederbronn. After the convent, at the corner of the rue de Wasenbourg, go left on the road between the two houses, then enter the forest. After the picnic table, take the path on the right marked blue rectangle towards King of Rome / Niederbronn.
At the Mandel spring, turn left onto the Reisberg Forest Road. Pass the forest house of Reisberg then continue right on the forest path of the terminals to Niederbronn-les-Bains.

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  • IGN Map : 3714 ET et 3814 ET
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