Fantastic view over the Hilchenbach district
Hiking in Siegen-Wittgenstein
North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Hiking in Germany’s most forested region – untouched forests and mountains, stretching from half-timbered villages to valleys, invite you to explore. Various quality trails and the premium hiking resort Bad Berleburg make your stay an unforgettable experience.
The 10 Most Beautiful hiking routes in Siegen-Wittgenstein
Hiking on the Rothaarsteig
On the well-known Rothaarsteig, the „Path of the Senses“, you hike on 8 stages from Brilon in the Sauerland via the Wittgensteiner Bergland and the Siegerland to Dillenburg in Hessen at the foot of the Westerwald. 154 kilometres of boundless expanses and wonderful silence await visitors to the long-distance hiking trail. Along the way, there is not only the beautiful landscape with many vantage points to see, but also numerous highlights such as various springs, the towns of Brilon and Winterberg or the mountain bridge at Kühude.
Premium hiking resort Bad Berleburg
Hiking in Siegen-Wittgenstein around the premium hiking resort of Bad Berleburg is particularly beautiful. The small town in the north of the district is located in the Rothaargebirge mountains. Numerous premium hiking trails lead you around the town in the Wittgensteiner Land through the natural paradise in North Rhine-Westphalia. Hike the Via Celtica and discover the culture of the Celts, enjoy the views of the hilly landscape and leisurely rivers on the Via Adrina or discover imposing rocky landscapes on the Wittgensteiner Schieferpfad (Wittgenstein Slate Trail).
Hikes with children in Siegen-Wittgenstein
It is also wonderful to hike in Siegen-Wittgenstein with children. Exciting nature trails, themed trails and circular walks that do not require a great deal of physical fitness also invite families with small hikers to explore the landscape with its numerous forests. How about one of the fairytale trails, for example, which introduce children to nature in a playful way? Or the forest adventure trail, which offers both young and old lots of fun discovering the forest? Tables and benches on many of the hiking trails are also ideal for a picnic in between.
Correct behaviour in the forest
When it comes to hiking, the region also has a special need to protect nature and the forest. Regardless of whether you are walking on theme trails, long-distance trails or one of the quality trails, this should be done in harmony with the animals and plants. Therefore, you should inform yourself about the rules of conduct in the forest before you start your hike.
Plan the most beautiful hikes
With the Tour Planner you can also easily plan your own routes for hiking, cycling tours, jogging routes or many other outdoor activities. You can then print them out, download them to your GPS device or use them with the Siegen-Wittgenstein App.
Hiking-friendly hosts will help you plan hikes, make packed lunches and take care of your luggage transfer.
If you would like to help us improve the quality of our walks even further, you can take part in the Wandermonitor survey