Especially the Rauhfels Rock and the Geiersteine offer spectacular motifs on autumn days with a little ground fog, the typical weathered Palatinate sandstone characterizes the landscape in this area.
In this region you can also find other fantastic photo opportunities, such as the Falkenburg Castle.</ p>

Professional tips:


    • Season: May; September
    • Time of day: 06:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m.
    • Weather: Clouds with sun spots
    • Lenses: 16-35 mm, 28 mm
    • Filter: Polarizing filter and gray gradient soft GND 16
    • Tripod: Yes
    • Location: To the right of the Rauhfels Rock a root path leads to a rock plateau, it is about 3 m lower than the highest rock point – view to the east, south and also into the sunset to the west


Directions and location:

Coming from Wilgartswiesen, take the first street on the right in Spirkelbach (Felsenstraße). At the end of this street, where the asphalt road ends, is a small parking lot. From here a path goes up opposite the parking lot. The way later turns into a path that then leads up quite steeply to the Rauhfels Rock. It is approx. 650 m from the parking lot to the Rauhfelsen plateau.

Coordinates: 49.19702, 7.87171



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