Category Archives: Germany

Traversing the Tannheim Mountains

The Tannheim Mountains (Austria) have been on my list for quite a while now – in July 2020, we spent a weekend there. Conclusion: Bad weather on the first day was lowering the view but not the mood – the ski resort in the middle of the mountains does not add a lot of bonus points to the hiking experience – but all in all it’s worth a visit.

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Dayhiking the Hohentwiel Fortress Ruins

The ruins of fortress Hohentwiel, located in the south of Germany, are definitively worth a visit. You can easily spend several hours hiking up the hill and explore the complete area while reading the historical background of this former fortress. We recently dayhiked to the fortress starting in the town of Engen, north of the fortress.

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