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The Rothaarsteig

Long distance hiking trail · Sauerland
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  • Im Herbst zeigt sich der Rothaarsteig in den schillderndsten Farben.
    Im Herbst zeigt sich der Rothaarsteig in den schillderndsten Farben.
    Photo: Peter Schneider, CC-BY-SA-2.0, Outdooractive Editors
Distance 178.3 km
50:00 h
3,161 m
3,400 m
835 m
224 m

On the Rothaarsteig we cross the Sauerland, the Wittgensteiner Bergland and the Siegerland to the Dill-Bergland on the „Weg der Sinne”. 160 km take us from Brilon in the Hochsauerland to Dillenburg at the foot of the Westerwald.

The special highlights of this long-distance hiking trail are the clear waters and the wealth of views. For the most part, we walk through the Rothaargebirge, a densely wooded low mountain range that is part of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. In addition, we learn a lot about the natural areas we have walked through at many experience stations dedicated to the theme of forests and water. On the original Rothaarsteig forest trails, which contribute to the special appearance of the trail, we can enjoy nature and the landscape in a special way.


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