- Name Donau-Zollernalbweg
- Length of trail 160 km, 99 miles
- Length in days 8 days
- Start of trail Beuron
- End of trail Lemberg
- Traildino grading EW, Easy walk, nature trail
Donau - Zollernalbweg, Beuron - Lemberg, 165 km, 8 days
This horseshoe shaped trail explores a part of the Schwäbische Alb between its north and south escarpments. It can be combined with the Donau Berglandweg to create a circular tour of 235 km.
The Schwábische Alb is a limestone plateau with sharply indented valleys, one of them giving room to the Donau. The valleys are populated, the slopes forested and the uplands are fertile plains. In autumn, the deciduous forests gives a nice display of colours. In spring, flowers and blossoms adorn the valleys and uplands.
The trail is well documented and waymarked. It meanders up and down the valley slopes, choosing the best paths and finding the best views.
It is an interesting phenomenon that these new trails gradually replace the old ones, like the Nordrandweg, and it appears a bit like a change of generations and signals the vitality of German society. Just a casual observance...