From the flair of a Rhön spa town to peaceful nature - the Extratour Tour de Natur offers various impressions of the impressive landscapes of the Rhön and Vogelsberg.
Distance 10.9 km
Highest point384 m
Lowest point240 m
Bad Salzschlirf is a charming spa town, which is located between the Rhön and Vogelsberg. It offers all sorts of spa treatments and impressive buildings as well as warm hosts.
The Extratour Tour de Natur begins in the town's spa garden and leads uphill towards the Söderberg (356m), which the hiking trail circles. Crossing the Lauter valley, the route leads to Weiersberg (392 m). After the summit, the path leads to the Koppe (348 m), on which there is a celestial observation point. From here, day and night, an impressive view of the city of Bad Salzschlirf and the sky opens up. Finally, the Extratour leads back to the spa town and the spa gardens there.
In the spa garden of Bad Salzschlirf there is a sky observation point. At night and during the day you can learn a lot about the starry sky here.
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
Best time of year
The tourist routes of the Rhön are mostly used by other active people (hikers, mountain bikers, cyclists, walkers, riders, cross-country skiers, etc.).
We ask all active nature sports enthusiasts to show consideration for one another. The same applies of course to nature - it is worth protecting. In the Rhön, therefore, nature sports should only be practiced in daylight on designated paths and areas.
Bad Salzschlirf, Rad- und Wanderparkplatz Bahnhofstraße (240 m)
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Bad Salzschlirf, Rad- und Wanderparkplatz Bahnhofstraße
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The journey to Extratour by public transport is possible via a regional train and the LNG Fulda bus lines.
Bad Salzschlirf station can be reached every hour on the Hessian regional railway RB45 on the Fulda - Gießen route. It is approx. 700 meters from the train station to the start of the Tour de Natur extra tour.
The bus stop is right next to the entrance to the Tour de Natur extra tour.
Line 61: (Kleinlüder -) Müs - Großenlüder - Bad Salzschlirf
Line 66: Bad Salzschlirf / Bimbach - Großenlüder
To get to the Extratour Tour de Natur by car, take the A7. You leave this at exit 90 Hünfeld-Schlitz and drive in the direction of Schlitz until you have reached the castle town. Here you follow the signs to Bad Salzschlirf, which you approach via the L3141. The car park is on Bahnhofstrasse opposite the mini golf course.
Rad- und Wanderparkplatz Bahnhofstraße, Bad Salzschlirf | GoogleMaps