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Hiking trail B07: The Nideck ruins and waterfall

  • OTVB / StĂ©phane SPACH
Duration All day Length 16 Km Vertical rise 468 m Difficulty Challenging Departing from Oberhaslach
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Nideck is a land of legend with castles inhabited by giants. Its waterfall, the highest in Alsace, falls into a steep and wild volcanic cirque. There is a wonderful story behind it. Legend has it that a family of giants lived in the castle. One day, their little girl picked up a labourer in the plain, thinking he was a toy. Her father told her that the giants needed the little peasant to make their bread. She was ashamed and let him go. View map

Further information

Latitude 48.550327041373
Longitude 7.3244135263231
Elevation 468 m
Duration All day
Lenght 16 Km
Level of difficulty Challenging
Car park Parking at the village hall
Departure point Village hall
Nearest station Urmatt


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