Lahnwanderweg upstream


The Lahnwanderweg trail roams the landscapes of the valley of the river Lahn thereby charmingly linking lively places and their sights. There will be plenty of possibilities to step outside of your daily routines and enjoy nature. In the lower Lahn valley, the river meanders along precipitous rocks in a wild and romantic way. The floodplain landscapes in the middle Lahn valley offer plenty of chances to look into the distance. The landscape in the upper Lahn valley and at the source of the Lahn evoke an enchanted atmosphere. With a total distance of 290 kilometers, the Lahnwanderweg trail reveals the full beauty of the river valley with its sublime castles and palaces, its lively villages and towns and its peaceful forests and floodplains. You can even try to accomplish an easy via ferrata. Either way, there will be magnificent views at different parts of the route. Besides, the train connections are excellent.

characteristics

Lahnwanderweg upstream
hard
86:00 h
294,5 km
7008 m
6454 m

Lahnwanderweg stage 01 upstream Feudingen - Lahnquelle

medium

14,3 km

4:15 h
Today we will visit the birthplace of the river Lahn because this stage ends at the source of the…

Lahnwanderweg stage 02 upstream Bad Laasphe - Feudingen

medium

16,8 km

5:15 h
Now that we are on our way to Feudingen, we will have to accomplish further meters of altitude. The…

Lahnwanderweg stage 03 upstream Biedenkopf - Bad Laasphe

medium

17,5 km

5:45 h
Because of his height of 535 meters, the Entenberg is a popular take-off point for hang- and…

Lahnwanderweg stage 04 upstream Buchenau - Biedenkopf

easy

12,5 km

3:45 h
Buchenau and Biedenkopf are not only connected by the Lahnwanderweg but also by the tradition of the…

Lahnwanderweg stage 05 upstream Caldern - Buchenau

medium

13,3 km

4:00 h
Let’s hope that you will be lucky with the weather for today’s tour in order to be able to enjoy the…

Lahnwanderweg stage 06 (upstream) Marburg to Caldern

medium

15,9 km

5:15 h
This tour begins at the famous Elisabethkirche. The short detour to the ruins of Weißenburg is worth…

Lahnwanderweg stage 07 upstream Fronhausen - Marburg

medium

24,6 km

7:30 h
This will be the king's stage: a length of 25 km as well as more than 680 meters of altitude…

Lahnwanderweg stage 08 upstream Lollar - Fronhausen

easy

11,9 km

3:45 h
A comfortable day is waiting for hikers of this tour with wide views from the Altenberg. There used…

Lahnwanderweg stage 09 upstream Rodheim-Bieber - Lollar

medium

21,4 km

6:45 h
Fans of castles will quite like this part of the trail. Through the Wißmarbachtal you will get up…

Lahnwanderweg stage 10 upstream Wetzlar - Rodheim-Bieber

medium

16,4 km

4:45 h
Through the park of the Ilmenau Anlage (park) you will get up to the Garbenheimer Warte. Afterwards,…

Lahnwanderweg stage 11 upstream Braunfels - Wetzlar

easy

13,0 km

4:15 h
Starting from Braunfels castle, you will get through the nature and bird sanctuary Weinberg.…

Lahnwanderweg stage 12 upstream Weilburg - Braunfels

hard

17,9 km

6:15 h
This tour is highly diversified and offers many highlights: Kubacher Kristallhöhle, the animal park…

Lahnwanderweg stage 13 upstream Aumenau - Weilburg

medium

19,5 km

6:15 h
This stage provides a lot of pure peace and quiet. Before arriving at Weilburg city, a real…

Lahnwanderweg stage 14 upstream Villmar - Aumenau

easy

12,7 km

4:15 h
The meadows and forests high above the river Lahn are fascinating aspects of the area that is “home”…

Lahnwanderweg stage 15 upstream Limburg - Villmar

medium

13,4 km

4:45 h
Although it's hard to leave Limburg, the next highlight is already ahead: the medieval town of…

Lahnwanderweg stage 16 upstream Balduinstein - Limburg

medium

14,1 km

4:15 h
Castles, fortresses, half-timbered houses and rocks will be the highlights of this stage. Yet there…

Lahnwanderweg stage 17 upstream Obernhof - Balduinstein

hard

19,3 km

6:45 h
This stage will be sporty! It even includes a small via ferrata. Highlights of this trail will be…

Lahnwanderweg stage 18 upstream Bad Ems - Obernhof

hard

19,4 km

7:15 h
This stage will delight people who love good views as well as those who love culture. You will get…

Lahnwanderweg stage 19 upstream Mouth of Lahn - Bad Ems

medium

16,4 km

5:15 h
If you hike the Lahnwanderweg trail from the mouth of the river to its source, this stage will be…



source Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V. · author: Jörg Thamer

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