Welcome to the beautiful Westerwald! The low mountain range on the River Rhine in Germany is a paradise for all those who enjoy walking. In addition to the many attractive destinations and picturesque surroundings, the special atmosphere between mountain and valley never ceases to amaze you.
In this Collection, we present nine circular hiking trails that are perfect for exploring and getting to know Westerwald on foot – alone, as a couple or with the whole family. With a Tour length of between 6 and 13 kilometres (4 - 8 mi), there is certainly something for everyone. The beauty of these loops is that you don't have to worry about the destination, because you always return to the starting point.
The first three Tours take you into the Wied Valley, where you will get to know the landscape and experience a section of the WesterwaldSteig long-distance hiking trail. The babbling River Wied is always close by on all three Tours.
The remaining six hikes explore the region between Altenkirchen and Hachenburg. Here, you will stroll along shining lakes and spacious valleys. These circular routes also offer magnificent panoramic views, exciting sights and great places to stop for refreshments along the way.
So what are you waiting for? Lace up your boots and discover Westerwald!
Once around the city churches. In a nutshell, this is how the ten-kilometer Ottoturm circular route runs. It leads you over forest and meadow paths, but also partly through the city itself. The highlight of this tour is the Ottoturm observation tower. Climbing the 102 steps is worthwhile, because here…
You can walk in the footsteps of water on the water adventure trail. On the approximately twelve-kilometer circular route, display boards explain the importance of water here in the Hachenburg region to the visitor. And finally, you can have a beer at the Hachenburg brewery. Of course, the water for…
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Lots of variety and Waldbreitbach in the Wiedtal from its most beautiful side, this is how this Wäller tour presents itself. Impressive paths lead you up to the Bärenkopp. You rarely lose sight of the wonderful Wied.
The enjoyment of hiking begins in a free car park on Marktstrasse in the heart of Waldbreitbach…
A black mill wheel on a white background accompanies you as a trail marker on the approximately eleven kilometer circular mill path. You will not only pay a visit to two still functional mills, but also discover the tranquil Elbbachtal and get to know a former mine.
You start your hiking tour from the…
The start and end of this circular route is the Steinen forest playground. The 13-kilometer circular route starts from here and takes you past some interesting and exciting bodies of water. There are great views of the glittering lakes and ponds and the surrounding area. Due to the large number of stagnant…
Romantic paths, a tranquil valley and a worn volcanic cone with a magnificent panoramic view. This is what awaits you on the almost 13 kilometer long “Basalt Arch” adventure loop that leads around the village of Roßbach.
The starting point of this tour is at the Wiedhalle. From here you pass the Roßbach…
The name of this circular hiking trail south of Weyerbusch says it all. On the almost eleven kilometer long circular route, you not only expect great views from Asberg, the highest elevation of the circular route, but there are also countless opportunities to take a look at the idyllic and village-like…
At around six kilometers, the End of the World nature trail seems like a walk, but this tour requires surefootedness and a head for heights. Some sections of this tour have an alpine character, because it is not for nothing that the region is also referred to as Kroppacher Switzerland.
The tour of the…
The Kleine Wäller Zwergenweg 2 is an approximately five kilometer long circular route, which is also called "Fledermaus im Laubachtal". On this circular hike you will explore the Laubach Valley and learn a lot about the local bats and their dens, which you can also visit.
The start and end point is the…
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