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From Grasellenbach to Hetzbach (Odenwald)

  • Jun 22, 2013 · 9:00 AM
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We will hike following a stage of the “Nibelungensteig” – pass moorlands and later the Marbach barrier lake (possibility for swimming!).
Length: approx. 19 km, 5-6 hours.
380 meters up and 500 meters down.

You need good shoes and a good condition.
Bring enough water (1.5 liters minimum) and food with you, and if you like a bathing suit.
You participate at your own risk.





















The start station Grasellenbach is in the VRN, we may use/share job tickets. Approx. 1:30 hours from Heidelberg.
The end station Hetzbach is outside the VRN. So we need a bus or train ticket to Eberbach. From here VRN. Approx. 1 hour back to Heidelberg in total.


How to get there:

Heidelberg Hbf at 9:21 (RB regional train dir. Frankfurt)

Change at Weinheim (Bergstraße) into bus 681 at 9:55

Arrival Grasellenbach at 10:46


From Ludwigshafen/Mannheim: Go directly to Weinheim (not via Heidelberg).

Ludwigshafen Hbf at 9:09

Ludwigshafen Mitte 9:12

Mannheim Hbf at 9:16

Change at Mannheim Friedrichsfeld into the train from Heidelberg dir. Frankfurt.


How to get back:

From Hetzbach train at 15:55 / 17:55 and bus at 16:49 / 18:49 to Eberbach Bahnhof.

From here train every hour e.g. 16:29 to Heidelberg, Mannheim, Ludwigshafen.


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  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Martin n all u guys who participated,
    loved the hike, loved the dip in the lake and loved the company too.
    lookin forward to see u soon :)

    June 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, you can let me know if u expect me to upload more photos!

    June 23, 2013

  • Kasia


    June 23, 2013

  • Natasha

    I have a job ticket for 3!

    June 21, 2013

  • francesca

    Hi does anyone start from Heidelberg?

    June 21, 2013

    • Tyler F.

      My friend and I will be leaving from Heidelberg

      June 21, 2013

  • Kasia

    We go direclty for LU Hbf passing Mannheim. Does anybody coming from either want to share one day ticket (valid to up to 5 persons)? c u!!

    June 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Guys,
    We would start from Weinheim (Bergstraße) and arrive Grasellenbach at 10:46.

    C u guys there :)

    June 21, 2013

  • Rachel

    Sadly I don't have enough time to hike Saturday and Sunday. For anyone in the same boat, don't worry - I won't be offended if you pick Martin's hike, since the Philosphenweg one is something we'll probably repeat.

    June 20, 2013

  • MartinC

    Now there is a date. Please check again your RSVP!

    June 20, 2013

  • Rachel

    Sounds fantastic - hope I can make the date, once this is decided...

    June 14, 2013

  • francesca

    not sure

    June 12, 2013

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