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.

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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