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Pottenstein is town in Franconian Switzerland, located in the district of Upper Franconia.


Get in[edit]

Pottenstein - Blick auf Burg - panoramio.jpg

By car[edit]

The main road into town is the B470. Roads in this area are curvy and hilly , making overtaking difficult. In the warm months they're also popular with motorcyclists.

Get around[edit]

Map of Pottenstein (Oberfranken)


  • 1 Pottenstein Castle. Pottenstein Castle (Q1013518) on Wikidata Pottenstein Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Devil's Cave (Teufelshöhle). 1,500 m (4,900 ft) long dripstone cave Devil's Cave (Q314607) on Wikidata Devil's Cave (near Pottenstein) on Wikipedia


  • 1 Felsenbad (outdoors swimming pool in the nature), Pegnitzer Straße 35 (Pegnitzer Straße / B 470 south of the city), +49 9243 700592, . in summer time, only open when it's not raining, 11:00-19:00, on very nice days sometimes from 10:00. This is a swimming pool built at a lovely rock, using natural mechanism to warm and to regenerate the water; the buildings are Art Nouveau. Adults €3.80; youth €2.50.
  • 2 Sommerrodelbahn Pottenstein (dry luge) (on B470 opposite the Felsenbad), +49 - 9243 - 92200. €3 per ride, €14 for 6 rides; children and youth up to the age of 15 years €2.50 and €11 respectively.






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