Frankenjura is one of the most famous climbing destinations in Germany. It is known for its pocket climbing on short and powerful routes surrounded by a beautiful forest. With its many crags close to each other, it is an ideal destination for a climbing trip by bike. Here, you can find our journey description from Innsbruck to Frankenjura by train and bike:
How to get there
You travel by train from Innsbruck to Pegnitz, which takes between 4-5 hours. Depending on the connection, you must change trains between 2-4 times. From the station in Pegnitz, you cycle 170 hm uphill and 230 hm downhill in about one hour to the well known ‘Bärenschlucht’, where we stayed for one week. You can find the cycling route here.
Where to stay
We stayed at the campsite in Bärenschlucht, which is ideal as there are many climbing opportunities that can be reached by foot within 5-20 minutes. You can also access a variety of crags within ~30 minutes by bike.
How to book the trip
Train tickets including a bike ticket can be bought here.