The Axwald's wood trail, Guebwiller

This walk visits Guebwiller woodlands. While walking, enjoy different very nice spots ideals to take pictures and learn about various vegetal species (indicated by numbers). This walk is very nice to keep fresh in summer times. However, be careful when raining, it can be quite slippery!

Technical sheet
No. 28360041
A Guebwiller walk posted on 01/11/22 by Kassy.B. Update : 22/11/22
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h40[?]
Distance Distance : 4.37km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 157m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 160m
Highest point Highest point : 509m
Lowest point Lowest point : 364m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Vosges mountains, Florival / Vallée de la Lauch / Guebwiller
Location Location : Guebwiller (68500)
Starting point Starting point : N 47.904766° / E 7.196639°
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Description

Start : Wooden information board, at the bottom of the large path ( junction between Rue du Suel and Rue Théodore Wilt).

(D/A) From the wooden information board, take the large path South-West. Walk up the hill for approximately 800m to reach a picnic area located next to a religious crucifix. This is the "Bildstoeckle".

(1) When you reach the junction, take left towards "Le nez de Soultz". (There are signposts showing the way) When the path splits in two, take the left side following the "green circle" waymark.

(2) On your way, walk past the "Dietriechstein"(A) and get a panoramic view of the Fluchsfelden.

(3) As you carry on, the path curves right, always following the "green circle" waymark. Then you turn left twice, always following the same waymark. You normally reach a twisted path where, sometimes, you find some wooden fences. Be careful to always follow the green circle waymark. Take up and down stairs until their end.

(4) You are now on a large path. Go down this path turning left (North). As you reach a path junction, follow the green circle waymarker by taking left. This is the direction towards "Guebwiller centre".

After about 850m, at the junction, turn right (North-East) to go down towards a road. Pass in front of the "Gite du mouton" to reach the road "Chemin du vallon".

(5) Here, take a sharp left along "Chemin du vallon" road. Follow this road until you reach the parking on your left, where this walk started. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 376m - Parking and informations board - Parcours Vitae
1 : km 0.81 - alt. 467m - Picnic area - Crucifix
2 : km 1.65 - alt. 507m - Dietrichstein
3 : km 1.8 - alt. 493m - Fluchsfelsen
4 : km 2.43 - alt. 463m - End of the zigzag path
5 : km 3.85 - alt. 364m - "Chemin du vallon" road
D/A : km 4.37 - alt. 376m - Parking and informations board - Parcours Vitae

Useful Information

Start : Wooden information board, at the bottom of the large path at the junction between Rue du Suel and Rue Théodore Wilt.

Parking :
There is a parking area at the starting point named: "Parking Sandgrube".

Waymark : This trail follow the "green circle" route, so if you are lost, try to find it.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

(2) (A) The "Dietriechstein". Historically, this monument was a sacrificial stone on the side of the cliff. Today, this is a very good spot for photographers.
(3) The panoramic view of the Fluchsfelden.

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