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Kirchen (Sieg)

Welcome to Kirchen (Sieg), a charming destination in the Westerwald-Sieg district of Altenkirchen, Germany. This small town is a truly idyllic place with a wealth of historical sights and cultural highlights.
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Attractions in Kirchen (Sieg)


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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.1 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 349 m
Descent 358 m

Diese  abwechslungsreiche, eher kurze Etappe führt auf Wald- und Wirtschaftswegen von Alsdorf nach Kirchen. Durch das Imhäuser Bachtal, über einen ...

from Ulrike Tenzer,   Community
Hiking trail · Westerwald
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.6 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 412 m
Descent 412 m

Markierte Rundwanderung ab Kirchen, über die Freusburger Mühle, vorbei am Ottoturm zum Druidenstein.

from Ulrike Tenzer,   Community
Long distance hiking trail · Siegerland-Wittgenstein
Premium content Difficulty difficult
Distance 142 km
Duration 52:00 h
Ascent 2,436 m
Descent 2,436 m

The Siegerland-Höhenring, which is around 140 km long, runs through the peripheral mountains that surround the Siegerland. The hiking trail leads ...

from Julia Grimm,   Outdooractive Premium
Long distance hiking trail · Binnenland Schleswig-Holstein
European Long Distance Trail E1 - German section from Flensburg to Constance
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 1,928.5 km
Duration 518:00 h
Ascent 26,374 m
Descent 25,977 m

The German section of the European long-distance hiking trail E1 runs well signposted once across Germany – from Flensburg in the north to Konstanz ...

from Patrick Küpper,   Outdooractive Premium
recommended route Difficulty difficult Multi-stage route
Distance 224 km
Duration 17:30 h
Ascent 2,537 m
Descent 2,483 m

Diese Route führt über mehr als 200 Kilometer und zeigt mir die schönsten Seiten des Westerwalds. Die vier Etappen lassen mir Zeit, die zahlreichen ...

from Maja Büttner,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
recommended route Difficulty S0 difficult
Distance 45.9 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 1,006 m
Descent 1,006 m

The MTB A is the main route of the mountain bike tours and offers, in addition to sporting challenges, some sights along the way. These include the ...

from Maja Büttner,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
Long distance hiking trail · Westerwald Mountain Range
Druidensteig - At around 85 km, the longest geo route in Germany
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 82.3 km
Duration 25:00 h
Ascent 1,992 m
Descent 1,873 m

The quality hiking trail Druidensteig provides insights into the mining history of the region at over 30 information points and offers geological ...

from Sven Wolff (TI Kirchen (Sieg)),   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
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Kirchen's geographical location offers breathtaking scenery - from green meadows to picturesque hills and rivers. The town is known for its impressive churches such as the collegiate church of St. Ignatius or the Protestant town church, which are well worth a visit.

For those of you who are interested in culture, Kirchen also has some exciting museums to offer, such as the local history museum of the association municipality or the mining museum Grube Bindweide. When it comes to events, the popular Schützenfest is celebrated here every year, as well as various concerts and exhibitions.

From a culinary point of view, there are many regional specialities to discover in Kirchen - from hearty meat dishes to the famous Siegtal cake made of apple curd dough.

Outdoor activities can vary depending on the season: In summer, you can look forward to hikes through the nearby nature park or go swimming at the lake; while in winter, skiing and tobogganing are the order of the day.

On rainy days, we recommend a visit to the indoor swimming pool "Aquafit", which promises fun for the whole family!

The most beautiful area in Kirchen is undoubtedly the Siegtal, which invites you to linger with its picturesque landscapes and rivers. Here you can take beautiful walks or bike tours along the river.

Overall, Kirchen (Sieg) is definitely worth a visit - as a travel guide, we recommend a visit in spring or summer to experience nature in full bloom!

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Kirchen (Sieg): Castle hiking trail - around the Freusburg by Eberhard
October 30, 2022 · Community
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Druidenstein-Wanderweg by Michaela
May 26, 2022 · Community
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200417 Herkersdorf-Druidenstein Rundtour by Sly
October 17, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 17, 2021
Photo: Sly Tab, Community
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Destinations in Kirchen (Sieg)


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