Hiking in the Swabian Alb
The Swabian Alb is a hikers paradise.
Sunny juniper heaths and fruit orchards invite you to take a break and enjoy your time in the unique nature. The so-called "Albtrauf" gives you the chance to get an overview to the Alb valleys, to the Black Forest and sometimes even to the Alps.
Spectacular viewpoints, rooted paths and turquoise-blue spring pots are waiting in the unique nature and cultural landscape of the Swabian Alb. With more than 90 certified hiking trails, the region is the place to be for hiking in the Southwest of Germany.
Top 4 Long-Distance Trails
Find the top Long-Distance Trails in the Swabian Alb. Take a soothing break from your stressful everyday life and go an a hike at one of the stunning multiday trails. If you want more trail tips, just click the green button and you will get to the German overview page of long-distance trails.
Top 6 Loop Trails
Find the very best Loop Trails in the Swabian Alb. Lace up your hiking boots and get to know the unique natural landscape of this region. The Swabian Alb is home to more than 80 certified loop trails. To get more trail tips, just click the green button below which leads you to the German overview page of loop trails.
Alb steig (HW1)
358 kilometres of spectacular panoramic views, narrow paths, historic castles and palaces and plenty of time to breathe. The Albsteig (HW1) is the classic long-distance hiking trail in the Alb and is also a proud member of the Top Trails of Germany. Find all information on stages and details of the tour at albsteig.com.
Find the right accommodation for your hiking holiday on the Swabian Alb here. The "Qualitätsgastgeber Wanderbares Deutschland" are establishments certified by the German Hiking Association, which are considered particularly hiker-friendly. If you want to enjoy our guest card "AlbCard" with all its advantages, click below for more information.