This tour on the Kaiserstuhl is very family-friendly and promising. You can also marvel at some geological, botanical and faunal highlights. From vineyards to wild nature. Unfortunately, the path is not suitable for prams, but it is very suitable for families.
The wonderful hiking trail “Wendelin Hoopoe in Ihringen” extends over a length of about 3,1 kilometers. The estimated duration is a little more than an hour, but can also take up to two hours, depending on your individual condition. The highest point of this tour is 307 meters and the deepest at an altitude of about 204 meters.
After you have started from the starting point, first walk to the left of the Ihringen municipal cemetery and then turn right. Now follow the path above the cemetery to the end. At the end of the path you will come to Lenzenbergstraße, follow it downhill, after house no. 20 turn left uphill. Follow this ravine for about 800m. Then we go right, above the ravine we have traveled to, we reach the Oberdulltallhütte. At this point you have already reached halfway and can of course take a rest. You can also observe nature here, listen to the chirping of birds or enjoy the fresh air to the full. It's definitely worth taking a look around. As soon as you have then walked over some field and forest paths, turn twice to the right and once to the left and you will reach the road of the beginning. Now turn left for the last time and reach the community cemetery again. The destination then awaits you in Schlichtengasse. This beautiful children's and family path ends here.
Behavior in the protected area
Since the “Wendelin Hoopoe in Ihringen” path is a protected area, or more precisely a bird sanctuary in Kaiserstuhl, you should not go off the beaten path or leave your rubbish lying around somewhere. It is also mandatory not to feed any animals or let them run free. Attention should of course be paid to an appropriate volume. Please refrain from flying kites, model airplanes or the like.
Parking facilities on the children's and family path
You will find a parking space on the “Wendelin Wiedehopf in Ihringen” path in the Kaiserstuhlhalle car park. This car park can be reached by public transport, by car, on foot or by bike.
If you want to get to this path by train and bus, you can take the Rheintalbahn with the ICE stop in Freiburg to take. At Freiburg main station, take the Briesgau S-Bahn to Ihringen-Wasenweiler and Ihringen. By car from Karlsruhe Coming, you can take the Freiburg Mitte exit in the direction of Umkirch and you will reach the Kaiserstuhlhalle car park. If you are from Basel you can take the exit towards Bad Krozingen. This route also takes you to the parking facility for the “Wendelin Wiedehopf in Ihringen” tour. The start of this wonderful round tour is the Schlichtengasse. This is also the target point.
A hike is definitely worth it in this beautiful and protected area. Enjoy the time and have a lot of fun on this round tour!