Nagold valley cycling route

At a distance of 90 km, this cycling route leads you along the Nagold river starting from its source at Seewald-Urnagold to Pforzheim.

Don’t worry, you do not have to put the pedal to
the metal! This is why also the youngest will enjoy this tour. Endless fields and large trees
line your route while you enjoy listening to the murmuring of the Nagold river.

Elevation: highest point 823 m lowest point: 251 m

Best season: March to October

The Nagold valley cycling route starts in the small municipality of Seewald, located within the district of Freudenstadt. At close steps from here you will find the source of the Nagold river. Being dammed in the “Erzgrube”, the river runs through the town of Altensteig passing trout ponds and historic rafting huts. After that your way leads you to the city of Nagold. Once arrived in the shepherd’s town of Wildberg, the Nagold valley cycling route leads you to the romantic Seitzental valley being a part of the town of Neubulach. Continue to Station Teinach and the well-known city of Calw, also named Hermann-Hesse-town because of the city’s famous poet and writer. Don’t miss to take a stop at the historic site of the monastery of Hirsau, the perfect place for having a snack. The following route section is characterized by marvellous cycling tracks. From Bad Liebenzell you will continue via Unterreichenbach to your destination, the city of Pforzheim also named the “City of Gold”.


Public transport along the Nagold valley cycling route

By cultural train and bike

Standard ticket (some of the routes are free of charge) + Bike day pass for all trains: 5 €(supplementary). Here you will find the velo bus! Your perfect means of transport to the Enztal valley cycling route.

Please take a look at the must-dos of the Nagold valley cycling route:

  • Shopping in Nagold and citypark Kleb
  • Monastery Maria Reuthin in the Sheperd city Wildberg
  • Hermann-Hesse-Museum in Calw


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