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Vesper-Tour für Kinder durch den Schönbuch

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The tour leads from Bebenhausen Monastery along the Goldersbach Valley up to Hohenentringen Castle and back via Hagelloch.
Distance 16.1 km
1:15 h
290 m
205 m
515 m
346 m
The Vesper tour for children consists of two individual tours that can also be taken as a large tour. A shortened and flat variant leads through the Ammertal from Unterjesingen to Wurmlingen to the Schwärzlocher Hof and a slightly more demanding one, through the Schönbuch Nature Park, the Goldersbachtal, Hohenentringen Castle and via Hagelloch and Waldhausen back to Bebenhausen. On the way, cyclists big and small learn everything about the topic of "TüKorn", a project in which farmers, millers and bakers have come together to bake bread and all kinds of delicacies from local spelled.

Author’s recommendation

The Saurucken playground and rest area in Goldersbachtal is the perfect place for a picnic with children. Barbecue areas are also available.
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Update: November 05, 2021
Highest point
515 m
Lowest point
346 m
Best time of year

Track types

Asphalt 2.21%Dirt road 75.12%Path 1.30%Road 21.34%
0.4 km
Dirt road
12.1 km
0.2 km
3.4 km
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Safety information

Wearing a helmet should be a matter of course for all cyclists.

Tips and hints

Ein Tourenbuch mit allen Informationen zu dieser Tour erhalten Sie auf Anfrage kostenfrei per Post von der Tourismusförderung des Landkreises Tübingen. Kontakt über

Ebenfalls steht das Tourenbuch hier zum Download bereit.


Bebenhausen (346 m)
48.557290, 9.064490
48°33'26.2"N 9°03'52.2"E
32U 504758 5378245
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Turn-by-turn directions

Start: Large parking lot at the entrance to Bebenhausen Km 0 - 8.5: Bebenhausen - Hohenentringen Castle • At the parking lot, go along the stream to Bebenhausen. At the Alte Straße left and immediately right again along the Goldersbach out of the village and the asphalt farm road in the valley, follow the signs to Rottenburg. • Past the book tree, continue straight ahead. At the junction in the forest at km 2 of the tour, half left, continue following the signs to Rottenburg on Bebenhauser Straße. • At 5.5 km the game reserve and the Saurucken playground are reached. There turn left and gently uphill to the sports fields, from which a detour to the Entringen outdoor pool is worthwhile. At the sports fields turn left again and across the parking lot. At the end of this turn left 200 m, straight ahead at the junction and follow the wide gravel path through the cemetery uphill. Km 8.5 - 17: Hohenentringen Castle - Bebenhausen • Turn left at Hohenentringen Castle and left again at the cycle crossing, now towards Hagelloch. • (Tip: From here continue following the Hohenzollernweg, you will meet the 9B, Vesper tour for children through the Ammertal.) • The Herrschaftsweg leads through the forest. At the edge of the forest, straight downhill to Hagelloch (Entringer Straße). • At the end of Quellgasse, turn left into Obere Gasse in the direction of Tübingen. • After a stop at the Schneck bakery (TÜKORN partner) and a visit to the Kreuzberger Hof (TÜKORN partner), it goes steeply downhill, past the cemetery. • At the end of the Friedensweg half right and at the next junction left, now uphill to the Heuberger Tor. • There, keep half right and follow the road towards Tübingen-Waldhausen. • After the edge of the forest, continue about 300 m downhill on the Heuberger-Tor-Weg. In the right-hand bend, turn left towards Waldhausen and across the fields to Waldhausen. • At the Bernd Genzel`s Waldhäuser Hof inn and the Bechtle Hof (TÜKORN partner) half right and 100 m further left, on the Waldhäuser Straße to Bebenhausen. • After a steep descent, Bebenhausen is reached and after the bridge it goes back to the starting point of the tour.


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Public transport


By train to Tübingen Hbf. From there follow the cycle path signs to Bebenhausen. Unfortunately, it is not possible to take bicycles on the bus to Bebenhausen. Further information on taking bicycles with you in the naldo network can be found here: Taking bicycles with you in naldo

Getting there

From all directions via the B27/B28 to the exit "Tübingen-Lustnau". From there, follow the signs to "Kloster Bebenhausen". Shortly before Bebenhausen, turn left onto the big hiking car park.


Am südlichen Ortsrand von Bebenhausen steht ein großer kostenfreier Wanderparkplatz zur Verfügung. An sonnigen Tagen und am Wochenende muss ggf. auf einen der vielen Ausweichparkplätze ausgewichen werden.


48.557290, 9.064490
48°33'26.2"N 9°03'52.2"E
32U 504758 5378245
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

A free tour book and the district's children's adventure map are available on request from the Tübingen district tourism agency, contact via Detailed cycling and hiking maps are also available there for a fee.

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No special clothing required; If necessary, take a snack and enough drink with you for a break at one of the many rest areas.

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16.1 km
1:15 h
290 m
205 m
Highest point
515 m
Lowest point
346 m
Public-transport-friendly Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Family-friendly


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