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Hiking in Westerwald-Sieg (Landkreis Altenkirchen)

Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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For those who enjoy an active vacation, we have lots of suggestions in Westerwald-Sieg (Landkreis Altenkirchen). Use our Travel Guide as a source of inspiration for planning your next adventure and browse through descriptions and route details of the most beautiful hiking routes.
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The 10 Most Beautiful hiking routes in Westerwald-Sieg (Landkreis Altenkirchen)

Nationaler Geotop Druidenstein
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Druidenstein-Rundwanderweg - On Druid Paths
recommended route Difficulty moderate
15.7 km
4:30 h
387 m
393 m
The Druids would have been surprised on their way to the mystical Druid Stone: Mill, Otto Tower, Landscape Cinema, Way of the Cross and Geotop - many highlights on just one hiking trail!
Long distance hiking trail · Binnenland Schleswig-Holstein
European Long Distance Trail E1 - German section from Flensburg to Constance
Premium content Difficulty difficult closed
1,928.5 km
518:00 h
26,374 m
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 in the south.
Panoramaausblick vom Ottoturm bei Kirchen-Herkersdorf
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Ottoturm-Rundwanderweg - tour with all-round view
recommended route Difficulty moderate
9.9 km
3:00 h
219 m
219 m
A leisurely hike to the 19 meter high Otto tower with an excellent view of the Siegtal, Freusburg and Westerwald. Climb 102 steps of the tower - it's worth it!
Die mittelalterliche Freusburg über dem Siegtal
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Castle hiking trail - around the Freusburg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
15.1 km
4:30 h
344 m
344 m
The medieval Freusburg towers over the Sieg valley - a circular route with a guaranteed view of the Sieg and Asdorf valleys, the town center of Kirchen and the castle (today a youth hostel).
Hiking trail · Burbach
ROTHAARSTEIG TRAIL “Trödelsteinpfad” (“Trödelstein path”)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
11 km
4:00 h
299 m
300 m
The Trödelstein path leads from Buchhellertal valley to the “Trödelsteine” rocks. Along the way, you experience the special features of the basalt-like natural landscape between the Rothaargebirge and Westerwald regions.
Wanderer am Manrother See
Long distance hiking trail · Westerwald
Westerwald-Steig Stage 14: Horhausen - Strauscheid (East - West)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 14
16.9 km
6:00 h
562 m
616 m
This stage of the trail leads from Horhausen past the legendary 'Bildeiche' oak tree to Peterslahr in the Lahrer Herrlichkeit region and through the Bertenauer Kopf nature reserve to Strauscheid.
Rote Kapelle Friesenhagen
Theme trail · Westerwald
Hexenweg | Friesenhagen
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
7.8 km
3:00 h
273 m
281 m
Erlebnisweg Sieg - Dunkle Zeiten im Wildenburger Land  
An der Wied
Long distance hiking trail · Westerwald Mountain Range
Wiedweg 03. Etappe Altenkirchen - Oberlahr
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
16.5 km
5:00 h
163 m
208 m
Raiffeisenland - the cradle of cooperatives according to F.W. Raiffeisen and the natural Wiedtal with its romantic river loops.
Freusburger Mühle zwischen Kirchen (Sieg) und Freusburg
Hiking trail · Westerwald
Kirchen (Sieg): Mühlen-Rundwanderweg - Freusburger Mühle in focus
recommended route Difficulty easy
5.5 km
1:30 h
92 m
92 m
Easy hike through the Siegtal to the Freusburger Mühle, a former ban mill from 1750. Enjoy the views of Freusburg and the Siegtal!
Heckrinder im Grenzbachtal
Hiking trail · Westerwald Mountain Range
Die Lahrer Herrlichkeit um Oberlahr erwandern auf zertifizierten Wegen
recommended route Difficulty difficult
20.5 km
5:55 h
456 m
456 m
Über den "WesterwaldSteig" und den "Wied-Wanderweg" ergibt sich eine wunderbar abwechslungsreiche Tagestour durch das Grenzbachtal, die Lahrer Herrlichkeit und das Wiedtal.
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Durch den Ökoforst im Wildenburger Land by Harald
November 27, 2022 · Community
Schöne kleine Wanderung. Allerdings ist der Weg nicht ganz nach Karte.
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When did you do this route? November 27, 2022
Photo: Harald Müller, Community
Wiedwanderweg by mohr
November 02, 2022 · Community
Wir sind gerade dabei den Wiedweg komplett zu machen. Eine Etappe fehlt uns noch. Sehr schön durch den Herbstwald zu wandern. macht sehr viel Spaß. Bitte auf Streckensperrungen (Arnsau-Rosbach früher hinweisen)
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When did you do this route? November 01, 2022
Kirchen (Sieg): Castle hiking trail - around the Freusburg by Eberhard
October 30, 2022 · Community
Sehr schöne,abwechslungsreiche Wanderung Manipulierte(?) fehlerhafte Markierung im Bereich Tierpension Freusburg
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