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Drachenschlucht / Landgrafenschlucht

| Wartburg-Hohe Sonne, 99848 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
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Lovely walk

Been visited this place with family who lives nearby and goes there everyday.Really nice walk even... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Bianka B
Fairly easy hike and interesting rock formations

If you don't expect the Grand Canyon, the "Dragon's Gorge" is an easy hike through a typical... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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“lovely walk” (2 reviews)
“round trip” (2 reviews)
“car park” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Wartburg-Hohe Sonne, 99848 Eisenach, Thuringia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Been visited this place with family who lives nearby and goes there everyday.Really nice walk even if you are not the outdoorsy type(like us):)Our young kids loved it.

Thank Bianka B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you don't expect the Grand Canyon, the "Dragon's Gorge" is an easy hike through a typical peaceful, well-marked and well-pathed German forest with a short section that passes through a very narrow gorge. Free, of course. Instead of taking the Wartburg cutoff south of...More

Thank hidey-holer
Reviewed 8 June 2017

To get here is about a mile walk from the Mariental , there is also a car park. It begins with a nice gateway with a dragon and what seems like a gentle stroll alongside a strean, but suddenly you come to a mini waterfall...More

Thank babarandceleste
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It was not the first time that I went to the Drachenschlucht. Any time of the year you can visit this geological side. Its fun and interesting to walk above a wild running stream. The country Thueringia is leaving the forest area as it is,...More

1  Thank MagdalenaP212
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Very pleasant walk in the woods through narrow rock passages. Signposted route. Map available from Tourist Information. Recommend 11km clockwise round trip from Hohe Sonne (car park/bus stop) down Drachenschlucht, up Landgraferrschlucht and back down Weinstrasse. Nice views from the top. Also possible to walk...More

1  Thank stutt21
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Nice walk, but not very impressive. As it is humid there, good to apply some insect repellent to keep the horseflies away. I did the round tour starting from Hohe Sonne through the Drachenslucht and back via the Landgrafenschlucht. This is listed as a 3.5...More

Thank ronvst
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This was another highlight of our trip in Eisenach. We had no problem finding a parking spot at the side of the road. Coming from the town, the Drachenschlucht is on the right. Right before the welcome sign “Drachenschlucht” is a small lake covered with...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 4 June 2016

It was nice to walk through the drachenslucht. Every time you didn't know what was behind the corner.

Thank richard712016
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Have you ever been to a gorge in southern France or Spain? Or to limestone country in the Yorkshire Dales? Or closer to (our) home, the gorge of the River Allen west of Haltwhistle in Northumberland? If so, you might not bother with this, which...More

Thank InspectorBear
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

after a 7 mile walk trying to find this which was not clearly signposted we eventually found it we were underwhelmed to say the least not worth the visit

1  Thank corrigan3
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14 August 2017|
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Response from babarandceleste | Reviewed this property |
yes there is a bus service from the town centre, which is about hourly and the last bus is about 7 pm and there is a car park at Mariental which is just below the Wartburg. There is a very helpful tourist office in the... More