Steep vineyard slopes, idyllic orchard meadows, lush fields and dreamy river meadows on the Neckar, Enz and Glems - the district has all this and much more to offer. For nature lovers, there are numerous opportunities to explore the varied landscape on foot.
Hiking offers from our tourism partners:
- Kraichgau-Stromberg Tourismus e.V.
- Marbach-Bottwartal tourism community
- Nature Park Guide of Stromberg-Heuchelberg Nature Park
- Schwäbischer Albverein - Ortsgruppe LB
A selection of hiking trails can be found below:
Milchsäules circular route
Through forest paths, field paths and orchards, the Milchsäules circular trail leads from Enzweihigen to Hochdorf and back with magnificent views of Kaltenstein Castle and the Vaihingen vineyards. In Hochdorf, be sure to plan a detour to the Celtic Museum!
Length: 12.5 km
Duration: 3 h 30 min
Enzschleifen circular route
Picturesque tour on varied paths with the spectacular steep vineyards of the Rosswager Halde as a scenic highlight. Start and end of the circular route is in medieval Vaihingen with its romantic half-timbered houses and narrow alleys.
Length: 13.6 km
Duration: 4 h
3B-Land: Broom Tour
Starting from the old town of Bietigheim, the route leads through the region on well-kept field and forest paths and offers culinary highlights after just a few kilometres in Löchgau and Erligheim in the local Besenwirtschaften, where home-produced wines and hearty dishes are on offer. After these two enchanting wine villages, you reach Freudental, where King Frederick's favourite horse Helene (Mare Monument) is buried. If you feel hungry and thirsty again at the end of this hike, you will certainly find a Besen for a final stop in Bietigheim-Bissingen! But beware: Besenwirtschaften are only open seasonally.
Length: 25.2 km
Duration: 6 h 30 min
3B-Land: Wine Terrace Tour
From Kirchheim, this tour leads along the banks of the Neckar and finally up to the Kirchheim wine terraces with a view of the Neckar loop. On the hill, benches invite you to take a relaxing rest in the sunshine before you pass apple and pear trees and reach the wine trail over the old Neckarbogen in the direction of Hohenstein. Here you can gain a comprehensive insight into the different grape varieties of the region and Hohenstein Castle - a tour for gourmets!
Length: 12.4 km
Duration: 3 h 15 min
3B-Land: Wine view tour
View experiences characterize this trail - Germany's most beautiful wine village, the most beautiful wine view in Württemberg and a wine pulpit beckon!
Length: 15 km
Duration: 3 h 45 min
3B-Land: Rock garden tour
Starting at Hessigheim, the tour leads along narrow paths up into the rock gardens and offers views over the Neckar, across to the medieval town church of Besigheim. Along quiet country lanes you reach the historic old town, which invites you to linger with its traditional half-timbered houses and cosy alleys. Along the banks of the Neckar through tranquil vineyards, past the Salenkanzel, you return to the starting point - for gourmets, by the way, the excellent Felsengartenkellerei Besigheim can be found here.
Length: 17.5 km
Duration: 4 h 45 min
SH2 - Hohenhaslach enjoyment trail
The Hohenhaslacher Genuss-Weg is a perfect short break from everyday life. Picturesque rest and viewing points invite you to linger and dream in a picturesque landscape.
Length: 9.7 km
Duration: 2 h 45 min
SH4 - Kirbachtal border trail
Those who love peace and quiet, but also want to cross borders, are in exactly the right place here! Fields, meadows and forests characterise the landscape along the circular trail in the upper Kirbachtal.
On this circular trail, the districts of Ludwigsburg, Heilbronn and Enzkreis are crossed.
Length: 14.3 km
Duration: 3 h 45 min
FT1 - "Hiking Triad" - Grand Tour
The Wine Reading Trail through the Schiller town of Marbach and the Bottwartal valley inspires along a total of 35 kilometres with 15 literary stops along the way: verses, quotations, letter excerpts and many an anecdote will make you wonder which literary figures, some of them well-known, appreciated this little corner of the world.
Length: 34.1 km
Duration: 9 h 15 min
Wine Reading Trail - Circular Trail 2
The circular tour connects a section of the Wine Reading Trail on the Württemberg Wine Hiking Trail with the prehistoric town of Steinheim an der Murr, the Forsthof and the wine village of Kleinbottwar.
Length: 16.1 km
Duration: 4 h 15 min