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E-bike tour to the Moosturm

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    Photo: Dorothee Braun, Kur und Tourismus GmbH Bad Peterstal-Griesbach
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Enjoy the range of hills on this tour to the lookout tower Moosturm.
Distance 35.6 km
4:40 h
965 m
965 m
The tour starts at the catholic parish church St. Peter and Paul and leads to the mountain range Moos with its lookout tower of the same name. Up from here you have a great panoramic view overlooking the Rhine plain to the Vogesen.

These points are on the way.

Bad Peterstal - Zirzel - Löcherbergwasen - Schäfersfeld - Ramsbacher Holzplatz - Moosturm - Kornebene - Ramsbacher Holzplatz - Schäfersfeld - Löcherhansenhof - Bad Peterstal

Author’s recommendation

Tour with magnificent viewpoints and a splendid panoramic view.

To visit the outlook tower Moosturm on an elevation of 871m above sea level is really to be recommended!

Magnificent panoramic view over the Rhine plain to the Vogesen.

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Dorothee Braun
Update: February 23, 2021
Highest point
840 m
Lowest point
327 m
Best time of year

Tips and hints


train station Bad Peterstal (386 m)
48.429383, 8.206155
48°25'45.8"N 8°12'22.2"E
32U 441275 5364330


Train station Bad Peterstal

Turn-by-turn directions

We start the tour at the catholic parish church in Bad Peterstal and follow the road B28 in direction to Oppenau. Opposite the company Peterstaler Mineralquellen (mineral spring) we turn left into the Breitsodstraße. This road we follow until the forest parking area Zirzel. From there we go straight ahead on the Neuer Weg (blue point), which flows into the secondary road L92. We go on left side on the tarred road until we leave it to the right on the Löcherbergwasen and follow the way straight ahead. On the fork in the way we turn right into the Heidenkirchweg (blue rhombus) and drive the uphill stretch until we reach the Fridolinshütte. There we turn right into the Moosweg in direction to Schäfersfeld. On the crossroads we go left and follow the blue rhombus sign in direction to Schäfersfeld. We cross the tarred road to Nordrachand go ahead on the Höhenweg and further on of the Moosstraße. After short time we come to another fork in the road, where we turn right. After a distance we reach another crossroads where we turn left until we reach the Ramsbacher Holzplatz. The way leads us on the Bärenweg to the turning to the outlook tower Moosturm and the the memorial of Grimmelshausen. It is recommended to get off the saddle for a visit of the outlook tower where you can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view over the Rhine plain to the Vogeses. We continue the tour straight ahead of the Moosturmstraße and enjoy the ride down the hill into the Kornebene. We follow the Ebener Weg below the building past the Hilseckhütte to the Ramsbacher Holzplatz again. From there the route is going on in direction to Schäfersfeld on the Ebener Weg until we turn right on the next fork in the way into the Brücklewaldweg on the direction to Löcherbergwasen. Shortly afterwards the way flows into the street K53/54 on which we go left side in direction to Schäfersfeld past the Schäfersfeldhütte and from now on downhill until we reach the next crossroads. We turn off left and directly after 50m we take a sharpe right turn for using the forest path (blue rhombus sign) in direction to Bad Peterstal. We follow the way to the after distance we go right  


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Public transport

Von Offenburg (ICE und IC-Halt) bzw. Appenweier erreichen Sie Bad Peterstal-Griesbach mit der Ortenau-S-Bahn.

  • Ortenau-S-Bahn (OSB): Haltestelle Bahnhof Bad Peterstal
  • Südwestbus: Haltestelle Rathaus Bad Peterstal

Getting there

Durch die Bundesstraße 28 sind sowohl die Rheintalautobahn (A5) als auch die Bodenseeautobahn (A81) rasch zu erreichen.

So erreichen Sie Bad Peterstal-Griesbach:

  • Autobahn A5, Ausfahrt Appenweier, B28 über Oberkirch und Oppenau nach Bad Peterstal-Griesbach, Ortskern Bad Peterstal, das Rathaus befindet sich auf der linken Seite gegenüber der Kirche
  • Autobahn A81, Ausfahrt Horb, B28 über Freudenstadt nach Bad Peterstal-Griesbach, Ortskern Bad Peterstal, das Rathaus befindet sich auf der rechten Seite gegenüber der Kirche


Kostenlose Parkmöglichkeiten befinden sich am Bahnhof in Bad Peterstal.


48.429383, 8.206155
48°25'45.8"N 8°12'22.2"E
32U 441275 5364330
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35.6 km
4:40 h
965 m
965 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available


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