Parking Lot between Wineckerthal and Obersteinbach
D53, Obersteinbach, France
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Jun 10 2018



5 Castles Tour – Alsace – France – 16 km

This is the route:

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 – alt. 256m – Parking du Schoeneck
2 : km 0.27 – alt. 265m – Traversée de la D53
3 : km 2.46 – alt. 223m – Traversée de la D53 à Winerckerthal
4 : km 4.93 – alt. 360m – Château du Nouveau Windstein
5 : km 5.49 – alt. 324m – Auberge des 2 châteaux
6 : km 5.69 – alt. 338m – Château du Vieux Windstein
7 : km 7.38 – alt. 519m – Col du Gruenthal
8 : km 8.95 – alt. 366m – Col du Wineckerthal
9 : km 9.96 – alt. 427m – Ruines du Wineckerthal
10 : km 11.45 – alt. 346m – Col du Wineck
11 : km 12.37 – alt. 354m – Château du Wineck
12 : km 15.72 – alt. 366m – Château du Schoeneck
D/A : km 16.55 – alt. 256m

Your contribution, donations and event fees:

On my last hikes I shared that I will soon go pro with Nature Events. Convert my passion and vocation into profession. Being self-employed I need to cover my costs and without a contribution from my participants I will need to do events that cover that need. Free hiking events will not do that, or hasn’t until now. Nevertheless I am really passionate about them. I would recommend a donation from 5 to 15 euros. 5 is good. 15 is perfect. I don’t want to bring economic interest into the group since it was free since 2009 and the donation is voluntary. I will shift my workshops to my Everything Nature group soon where events will have a fixed price. This can keep me going with at least one hiking event a week. Also I would love to convert my hikes into a real experience event instead of an ordinary hike rushing through the forest. I hope to get your attention and support. As always you can approach my green bag on my backpack at all times. Thank you!

I always have 4 seats in my car. 13 euros per person. Since obviously most don’t read my comments below I’ll state it here as well. If you’d like a seat please send me a private message with you phone number for fast contact. I’ll prefer to chose participants with phone numbers.

Meeting point:

N 49.014587° / E 7.658526°

See map to the right

Meeting time:

11 AM

How to get there:

By car: See map on the right

What to bring:

• A smile

• Sporty outfit adjusted to weather conditions (umbrella and / or rain coat if weather is unstable)

• Hiking boots or shoes with good traction for longer distances

• Food and water for the time of the hike

Please keep track of the comments section for changes.


Every participant is responsible for his/her safety and health for the entire duration of this event. Neither the organizer(s) nor the Rhein-Neckar Hiking & Outdoors Meetup Group will accept any liability for loss or damage arising directly or indirectly from participation in this event. There may be circumstances (e.g. bad weather, closed trails, misleading instructions, etc.) that make the activity slightly more difficult or longer than expected.


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