Etappe 16: Von Kaub nach Lorch – Rheinsteig
Hiking Highlight (Segment)
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September 13, 2018
After the hustle and bustle on the Loreley, beautiful forest paths, lonely hiking trails and fantastic views await you on the 16th stage of the Rheinsteig. At the finish of today's stage all wine lovers will get their money's worth, because Lorch am Rhein is a real wine town.In Kaub you take a look at the famous castle Pfalzgrafenstein, which sits here on an island in the middle of the Rhine. Then it goes on a serpentine path through the vineyards below the castle ruins Gutenfels.On comfortable forest paths you follow the Rheinsteig along the slopes of the Rhine Valley and into narrow side valleys. Of course you can expect great viewpoints in several places, which offer you different views of the Rhine Valley and the surrounding landscape.Above the tranquil town of Lorchhausen, you are already crossing the first vineyards of Lorch, your current destination. Once there, you can visit one of the numerous inns and wine taverns to end the stage.