Hiking In The Swabian Alb

Hiking In The Swabian Alb

Back in September when everything was still green a friend and I decided to go for a hike somewhere in the Swabian Alb. The Swabian is a huge area East of Stuttgart that runs south down to Lake Constance. There is a great website, http://www.schwaebischealb.de/ , that can be translated to English using Google translate services or something similar.

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A Visit to the Caves in the Swabian Alb

A Visit to the Caves in the Swabian Alb

We took a short 45 minute drive south to visit a cave in the Swabian Alb. This area, while in my backyard, is fairly new to me and I've been having a blast exploring it recently. We went to the Bad Urach waterfall the other weekend and since then I've been researching other areas with the Alb to hike around. I came across a few caves that are close by and within a short distance from one another. These are the Nebenhöhle, the Barenhöhle and the Falkensteiner cave. 

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A Day Trip To Bad Urach Waterfall

A Day Trip To Bad Urach Waterfall

Bad Urach is a small town that's roughly 30 minutes south of Stuttgart, Germany. It's in the Swabian Alb that runs through Baden-Wurttemburg. Interestingly, it was once home to the most volcanic areas in the world. Because of this, there are a great deal of interesting geographical formations and great spas that use the surrounding natural resources.

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