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2016 entrance prices

Combined ticket
Includes the Biosphere House and treetop path

Adults (18 yo+)

€ 9.00 (individual tariff)
€ 8.00 (minimum 10 people)
€ 7.00 (minimum 30 people)

Children/teenagers (4 to 17 yo)
€ 7.00 (individual tariff)
€ 6.50 (minimum 10 people)
€ 6.00 (minimum 30 people)

Severely disabled persons, pensioners and students with valid ID-card
€ 7.50 (individual tariff)
€ 6.50 (minimum 10 people)
€ 5.50 (minimum 30 people)

Family ticket
1 adult + 1 child:  € 14.00
1 adult + 2 children: € 18.00
1 adult + 3 children: € 21.00
Each additional child: € 3.00

2 adults + 1 child: € 21.00
2 adults + 2 children: € 25.00
2 adults + 3 children: € 28.00
Each additional child: € 3.00


Entrance prices apply to the Biosphere House and treetop path.

Registration is required for school classes and other groups!

Information about the treetop path
Tickets for the treetop path are available until one hour before closing time.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

In case of extreme weather conditions like storms, strong winds, black ice or snowfalls, the treetop path will be closed for safety reasons. It will remain open during normal rainfalls however.
Please contact us by phone if you have any questions!

Dogs are not allowed in the Biosphere house and on the tree top path. They are allowed in outdoor areas however (experience paths, etc.).

Cooperation-tickets with the Biosphere House

Biofleck ticket
Includes: entrance to the Biosphere House, the treetop path and the Fleckenstein “Challenge Castle” (Alsace)
€ 15.00 per adult
€ 13.00 per child
€ 48.00 for 2 adults + 2 children
or 1 adult + 3 children

Sauer Valley ticket
Includes: entrance to the Biosphere House, the treetop path, and the Ludwigswinkel barefoot trail
€ 9.60 per adult
€ 6.80 per child
€ 22.00 for 2 adults + 1 child
€ 25.80 for 2 adults + 2 children

Pupil Experience ticket
Includes: introduction lecture, entrance to the Biosphere House, the treetop path, and the Biosphere House rally.
€ 7.00 per child/teenager (6 to 17 yo)
For groups of up to 20 persons, reservation is mandatory.

Wappenschmiede ticket
Overnight guests at the Wappenschmiede Centre for Nature Experience receive a discount ticket for the Biosphere House and the treetop path.


Opening hours

In winter (December, January and February), the administration is open from Monday to Thursday, from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

In March and November
From Monday to Sunday, including holidays: 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

In April and October
From Monday to Sunday, including holidays: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm

In May, June, July, August and September
From Monday to Sunday, including holidays: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm



Large groups of visitors should contact us for registration


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By bus or train
Door-to-door travel management
Say goodbye to traffic jams and fully enjoy your journey.
Deutsche Bahn not only provides basic information like train schedules, it also tells you which tram or bus you should take and what the walking distance between a station and the Biosphere House is (look for the bus stop called “Biosphärenhaus Fischbach”). The destination has already been preset in the link below, so that you can easily determine your route.
More information about your travel here »»


DB (Deutsche Bahn) – German railway company

VRN (Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Neckar) – Rhine-Neckar transport company
€ 0.14 per minute from a fixed line, rates may differ for mobile phones with a maximum fee of € 0.42 per minute

Saar-Pfalz-Bus – us network of the Saar-Palatinate district
Hotline : 0681-416.230

For information about the Anruf-Sammel-Taxi service and on-demand buses:
Kreisverwaltung Südwestpfalz
06331/ 809243