Discover Baden-Wuerttemberg by foot!

Baden-Wuerttemberg offers many specialties for its visitors - especially for those travelling through the country on foot. Skilled and unskilled hikers will find an incomparable paradise: unspoiled nature, idyllic landscapes and breathtaking views will await hikers from the Swabian Alb to the Black Forest region and from the charming Tauber Valley to the Lake Constance.

Hiking is trendy
Even with its sometimes outdated image hiking is not only a leisure activity of the elderly generation. Increasing numbers of young people enjoy hiking and associate it with an optimal mix of fitness training and physical strain, enjoyment of nature and emotional relaxation.

There are virtually no limits to distraction: whether a tour for a day or a long-distance hike, whether in summer or winter. Whether a comfortable or ambitious trail. Various hiking trails in Baden-Wuerttemberg are awaiting you!

We can do everything except being boring!
Countless paths and alleys are waiting to be explored with hiking boots and backpacks. The South means diversity: you will find deep forests, luscious, green meadows, crystal-clear lakes, scenic gorges and caves and hilly wine-growing landscapes on about 50.000 kilometres (more than the circumference of the earth) of hiking trails.

35 certified hiking trails which are distinguished by their diversity give proof of the high quality destinations in the southwest for hikers of all ages.

Things to see and do in Baden-Wuerttemberg
Especially the Black Forest area has an excellent reputation as a flagship region for hiking. Here you will find the more-than-100-years-old and 285 km long “Westway” from Pforzheim to Basel as well as the Feldberg, the Wutachschlucht or the Schluchtensteig in the southern Black Forest. You can also let yourself tempted by magnificent walking trails in the region along the Danube, the Rhein and the Neckar and in the Swabian Alb, which suit every demand.