Destinations worth seeing and experiencing in our region

ou will find additional tips with respect to destinations worth seeing and experiencing as well as with respect to different activities in our region on our link page. The Palatinate is always worth a visit!

Burg Berwartstein

Burg Berwartstein
(Castle Berwartstein)

Distance: approx. 8 km

Mediaeval Castle on the Rock
near the village of Erlenbach

Along with rocky chambers
and vast underground premises the castle contains of a well
which is 104 meters deep, torture chambers, armory, casemate etc., which enables the visitor to
experiencing an exciting trip
into the middle ages.

From March until October
opened daily, otherwise only on Saturdays and Sundays.

For more information please
call telephone 0 63 98/21-0

Wild- und Wanderpark Silz

Wild- und Wanderpark

Distance: approx. 20 km

A very unique
natural experience ...

Almost 8 km long
hiking paths lead your way passing neat corrals
with local fauna, some
of which may even be patted.

A specialty are the wolves
which are being fed daily from April until October at 11 am.

Wild- und Wanderpark
Südliche Weinstrasse
76857 Silz
Tel. 0 63 46/55 88

Deutsches Weintor

Deutsches Weintor
(German Wine Gate)

Distance: approx. 18 km

Beginning and ending ...
Depending on your position
the German Wine Route
starts or ends here at the
German Wine Gate in
The walkable gallery inside
the German Wine Gate offers
an incredible view on the
oceans of vine all the way
up to the Rhine Valley and
the Bienwald Forest, south towards the neighboring Wissembourg with the
Geisberg mountain.
For further information
please consult



Distance: approx. 20 km

Romantic Wissembourg
in Alsace ...

A multitude of sights like e.g.
the precious St. Peter and Paul Church, the Westerkamp museum, patrician houses, beautiful little alleys, the salt house, the historic town center and of course the city wall
with its moats is the perfect invitation to visit romantic Wissembourg.

For additional information
please contact the tourist information Wissembourg at

Schuhmuseum Hauenstein

(Shoe Museum)

Distance: approx. 16 km

A unique museum at Hauenstein with European awards ...
One of the biggest museum premises of this kind over all Europe. On its stroll through
the tastefully decorated rooms (approx. 3000 square meters
on four floors) the visitor undertakes a passage through time and shoe history.
Including a sports museum!

Deutsches Schuhmusem
Turnstraße 5
76846 Hauenstein
Tel. 06392/915-165

Erzgrube Nothweiler

Erzgrube Nothweiler
(Ore Mine Nothweiler)

Distance: approx. 8 km

The St. Anna Adit ...
today an exhibition mine

The shafts and passages
which are more than
300 meters long are a
cultural heritage of the
South Western Palatinate.
Expert tours underground
show how miners did their
hard work decades ago and
how they had to mine iron
ore without being able to
use gunpowder.

For additional information
please consult Telephone
0 63 94/53 54 or 0 63 91/58 11