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A must do for newcomers

Well as the locals say, you need to go up there once when Semester starts at the University to get... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MoisesA4
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Ilmenau, Germany
Worth the hike.

You can do it! Hike the Kickelhahn. Follow in Goethe's footsteps. Celebrate the view of the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
RandallNewton
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Tonasket, Washington
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4 weeks ago
“A must do for newcomers”
27 Aug 2018
“Worth the hike.”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well as the locals say, you need to go up there once when Semester starts at the University to get good results ! It's like a baptism ! The hike takes around 40 mins to 1 hour, and the views from up there are awesome....More

Thank MoisesA4
Reviewed 28 August 2018

You can do it! Hike the Kickelhahn. Follow in Goethe's footsteps. Celebrate the view of the wilderness surrounding you. Have a Schweinesteak and a beer or three at the top.

Thank RandallNewton
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Great trip with a family to Kickelhahn in last May 2018. If you also want a short walk than take your car up the Waldstrasse and park it on the (free) public parking lot. From there walk about 25 minutes uphill to the hill station...More

Thank Uwe c
Reviewed 17 January 2018

You need to walk alot. really alot to get there. Going there with group of friends is suggested. The view from the top is amazing and worth capturing pictures. Nice place for hicking lovers, tracks are there with places to stay for a while

Thank Faraz A
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent outdoors plan. Challenging hike, safe, lots of people around! At the top is perfect for a picnic and beautiful pictures.

Thank Natalia A
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I recommend to visit this watch-tower by the tourist way Goethewanderweg. You will discover such a wonderful view of Ilmenau from the tower.

Thank Alexey_Alexeev_jr
Reviewed 25 July 2016

If you want the short walk, take your car up the Waldstrasse and park it on the (free) public parking lot. From there a good 20' walks takes you up the hill, to the top where both the view and the hut are waiting for...More

Thank Lode V
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We started our hike up the Kickelhahn Hill from the nearby Hotel in Gabelbach. The hiking trail system around the Kickelhahn is very well kept and easy to follow. So you can choose between a number of different paths put to the Kickelhahn and one...More

Thank Anke B
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The hike up to Kickelhahn takes about an hour from Ilmenau or 30 minutes from the parking lot. It goes through the typical kind of forest with occasional glimpses of views but when you arrive at the top you get rewarded with a great view...More

1  Thank hiking-har
Reviewed 28 January 2016

The place is fairly easy to get to. There is a parking lot not far from it and a 15min walk leads you right at the spot, if you take the short path. I chose the Panoramaweg, which was nice for being a long way...More

Thank Rafael C
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