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Hikes in Westerwald

Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Westerwald. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful hikes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful hikes in Westerwald

Idyllischer Anblick der entfernten Ruine Neuerburg.
Hiking trail · Westerwald
12.09.2021 10:15:18 Wiedtal-Grate ab Niederbreitbach
recommended route Difficulty difficult
2
17.5 km
4:34 h
656 m
647 m
Im Wiedtal bei Niederbreitbach: nicht allzu lange, aber tolle Tour für alle, die trittsicher Grate überschreiten können und gerne schmale Steige begehen. 
Panoramaausblick vom Ottoturm bei Kirchen-Herkersdorf
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Ottoturm-Rundwanderweg - tour with all-round view
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
9.9 km
3:00 h
219 m
219 m
A leisurely hike to the 19 meter high Otto tower with an excellent view of the Siegtal, Freusburg and Westerwald. Climb 102 steps of the tower - it's worth it!
Nationaler Geotop Druidenstein
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Druidenstein-Rundwanderweg - On Druid Paths
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
15.7 km
4:30 h
387 m
393 m
The Druids would have been surprised on their way to the mystical Druid Stone: Mill, Otto Tower, Landscape Cinema, Way of the Cross and Geotop - many highlights on just one hiking trail!
Aerial view of Dreifelder Weiher in summer
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Westerwald Lake District - 7-pond hike on the Nordschleife
recommended route Difficulty moderate
6
13 km
3:15 h
74 m
74 m
7 ponds have given this hiking route its name and on 16 display boards we experience the area of the Westerwald Lake District at selected points.
Die mittelalterliche Freusburg über dem Siegtal
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Castle hiking trail - around the Freusburg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
2
15.1 km
4:30 h
344 m
344 m
The medieval Freusburg towers over the Sieg valley - a circular route with a guaranteed view of the Sieg and Asdorf valleys, the town center of Kirchen and the castle (today a youth hostel).
Blick über den Hickengrund
Hiking trail · Burbach
Literature in nature - romantic Hickengrund
recommended route Difficulty moderate
6
34.9 km
9:50 h
921 m
756 m
“Poetry and nature” - in the romantic Hickengrund region you can meet Goethe, Schiller or Novalis, who accompany you with their words along the wonderful route that crosses three federal state boundaries.
Freusburger Mühle zwischen Kirchen (Sieg) und Freusburg
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Mühlen-Rundwanderweg - Freusburger Mühle in focus
recommended route Difficulty easy
1
5.5 km
1:30 h
92 m
92 m
Easy hike through the Siegtal to the Freusburger Mühle, a former ban mill from 1750. Enjoy the views of Freusburg and the Siegtal!
Hiking trail · Burbach
ROTHAARSTEIG TRAIL “Trödelsteinpfad” (“Trödelstein path”)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
33
11 km
4:00 h
299 m
300 m
The Trödelstein path leads from Buchhellertal valley to the “Trödelsteine” rocks. Along the way, you experience the special features of the basalt-like natural landscape between the Rothaargebirge and Westerwald regions.
Klosterlandschaft
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Hausen (Wied) - Malberg - Stollen Pluto - St. Josefshaus Monastery
Premium content Difficulty easy
8.8 km
2:45 h
295 m
295 m
The beautiful hike leads from the Wiedbach valley up to the Malberg, from where a unique view of the Malberg Hütte can be enjoyed.
Sankt-Laurentius Kirche Asbach
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchspielweg Asbach (A3) - die landschaftliche Schönheit des Krumbachtales erleben
recommended route Difficulty moderate
1
13.9 km
3:40 h
229 m
236 m
Der Kirchspielweg verbindet Asbach als Sitz der Pfarrei mit dem Rektorat Limbach und erschließt die landschaftliche Schönheit des Krumbachtals.
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Hikes in the Eifel

Feuer und Wasser prägten das Mittelgebirge im Westen Deutschlands wie kaum eine andere Region. Reizvoll und vielfältig ist das große Gebiet zwischen Aachen, Köln, Koblenz und Trier, das geologische und kulturhistorische Besonderheiten bietet.

Hikes in Taunus

Bekannt als „die Höhe“ erstreckt sich das hessische Mittelgebirge zwischen Main, Rhein, Lahn und Wetterau und bietet eine Menge Natur und Kultur. Berge, Burgen und Bäder sind Markenzeichen der Region, die sehr gute Bus- und Bahnanbindungen hat.

Hikes in the Rothaar region

For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in the Rothaar region. Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful hikes.

Long distance hiking trail · Schwäbischer Wald
Limeswanderweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 72.3 km
Duration 20:00 h
Ascent 1,337 m
Descent 1,258 m

Strecke Öhringen, Mainhardt, Großerlach-Grab, Murrhardt, Kaisersbach, Welzheim, Alfdorf-Pfahlbronn, Lorch ca. 50 km in 3-4 Tagesstecken mit ...

from Q-vadis - Naturpark - Schwäbischer Wald,   Q-vadis - Naturpark - Schwäbischer Wald

Westerwald-Steig – Complete Trail (East - West)

The Westerwald-Steig is a trail with magnificent views. It spans 235 kilometres from Herborn to Rheinbrohl over mountains, romantic gorges and alpine climbing courses, alternating between wide paths for relaxing strolls to narrow paths to test your balance on.

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Rothaarsteig

Was lieben Sie am Wandern am meisten? Die Nähe und Idylle der Natur, die aktive Entspannung, die unüberhörbare Stille, den Duft der Jahreszeiten, die kleinen Wunder am Wegesrand, den Geschmack frischen Quellwassers, die guten Gespräche?

The Rheinsteig

On varied paths, the Rheinsteig leads through the narrow valleys of the Rhine. Between Bonn, Koblenz and Wiesbaden there are spectacular views of the culture and landscape of the Rhine valley.

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Durch den Ökoforst im Wildenburger Land by Harald
November 27, 2022 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 27, 2022
Photo: Harald Müller, Community
12.09.2021 10:15:18 Wiedtal-Grate ab Niederbreitbach by Mr.
November 13, 2022 · Community
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