The Franconian Red Wine Hiking Trail


In Search of the Red

Length: 79 km

Terrain: Variable, ranging from easy to very strenuous sections

Section Length: 13 – 15.6 km

Unique Features: Panoramic views, cultural and historical sights

Elevation Profile: From 112 m to 262 m above sea level

This trail will satisfy even ambitious hikers for several days. If hiking for just one day, the section between Erlenbach, Grossheubach and kllingenberg is your best bet. It’s a perfect introduction to this impressive area, its culture, the vineyards and their terraces and walls that are on the historical register.

After hiking the above-mentioned section, you will most certainly want to do more hiking on this trail. Other options nearby include tackling the ladders leading to the top of the Klingenberg or a visit to a historical herb garden in Churfranken. There is no shortage of Heckenwirtschaft restaurants and other places to eat and drink in the area. Something is always open!


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