Marked walking trails
Lichtenberg - Reipertswiller (Saegemühle) - Lichtenberg
Starting point : Lichtenberg village center
Lovely forest trail with enchanting beauty spots. Follow the red/white/red rectangle. At the crossing, continue straight ahead and then follow the blue ring in the direction of the sawmill. From there, follow the yellow ring until you reach Reipertswiller, go through the village, then take the direction of Rothbach; at the end of the street, turn right and follow GR 532 to Lichtenberg. A beautiful view of the castle which is worth a visit (information at 03 88 89 98 72 ou 03 88 70 42 30).
Wingen-sur-Moder - Lichtenberg
Starting point : Train station at Wingen-sur-Moder
Follow the yellow rectangle along GR 532 in the direction of Lichtenberg. At the intersection of the yellow cross, you have two choices: 1) take the right-hand trail marked with the yellow cross until you reach Wimmenau, walk through the village, then take the bicycle path along the train tracks. Follow the road to Goetzenbruck and return to Wingen-sur-Moder. Or 2) after crossing the forest road, take the trail to the left which leads uphill towards the church (with a very picturesque panorama of the surrounding valleys and the castle of Lichtenberg). Stay on the path with the yellow ring which takes you past the “Kirchberg” picnic area. After 200 m, take the trail marked with the blue ring in the direction of Buxenberg, cross the county road and follow the edge of the forest until the crossing with the trail marked with the red/white/red rectangle, which will take you back along the GR 53 and the red rectangle trail which heads back uphill to Lichtenberg.
Round trip trail Baerenberg
Starting point : opposite the Office de Tourisme, La Petite Pierre
Follow the trail marked with the blue circle between the sandstone boulders of the Jardin de l’Altenbourg and continue through fields and forest. At the end of the nursery on your left, turn right and follow the trail down towards the county road La Petite Pierre/Oberhof. Follow the road for 200 m and then walk back up to La Petite Pierre following the ravine path with the blue ring.
The Poets’ Garden, an oasis of calm on the Altenbourg hill, invites you to enjoy its quiet atmosphere and read poetry posted there written by young and old as well as view a mosaic representing the village. Enjoy the wonderful setting of the village below and its surrounding forests and the spectacular view of the old town centre with its castle and church.