Devil’s Bridge in the protected landscape area Gleitsch

Devil’s Bridge in the protected landscape area Gleitsch about 14.9 km (about 19 min. by car) from Rudolstadt

The protected area Gleitsch is located southeast of Saalfeld and is 402m high. The protected landscape area and the surrounding area offers visitors a unique experience. Especially hikers and climbers appreciate the diverse flora and fauna. Climbers use the rock cliff, which consists of limestone walls for their hobby, hikers prefer to examine the great, wide view over the Saale valley they can achieve or the Devil’s Bridge. 

The Devil’s Bridge is a ground monument, which is 6m high. What was then a cave, are now the remains, arched, like a bridge. 

The protected landscape area offers numerous hiking trails. These include some challenging hikes. In addition, is home to various species of animals such as otters, hares, deer, badgers and wild boars, and there are also several lakes and rivers that offer opportunities for fishing and canoeing.

So vacationers here have numerous opportunities to actively explore the landscape.