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Traumhafter Ausblick über Hilchenbacher Gemarkung, das Siegerland und Wittgenstein bietet zahlreiche dieser Ausblicke ins weite Rothaargebirge

Circular walks in Siegen-Wittgenstein

Anyone on the lookout in Siegerland and the Wittgenstein mountains will often come across true natural treasures and impressive panoramic views away from the homely villages and the towns with their historic centres. Off the well-known premium trail of the Rothaarsteig, you will find numerous circular walks ideal for one or two-day tours. Lovingly chosen gems that the local tour guides have reconnoitred for you. We have assembled the most beautiful of these for you here.
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Viewing format
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 14.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 344 m
Descent 344 m

A hiking route with picturesque views and an exciting animal world to delight young and old. Delve into the world of the bison and follow the trail ...

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BLB-Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult open
Distance 20.8 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 526 m
Descent 524 m

A hike with expansive views - beautiful landscapes and the rushing Eder river turn this hiking route into a fairy tale spectacle.

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from BLB-Tourismus GmbH,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty difficult closed
Distance 13.8 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 414 m
Descent 414 m

An eventful tour through fabulous forests, past an imposing cliff landscape and along winding paths - this hiking trail promises a real adventure.

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from Kathi Langer,   BLB-Tourismus GmbH
Hiking Route · Bad Laasphe
Myth and legend path
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 403 m
Descent 403 m

Take a walk through the secretive forests around the mystical “Teufelskanzel” (“devil’s pulpit”) with fantastical tales from the Wittgensteiner ...

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from Petra Markus,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 16 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 442 m
Descent 442 m

“Ilse, Billse, keiner willse...” (“Ilse, Billse, no-one wants her...”) - nothing could be further from the truth! A nature experience along the ...

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from Petra Markus,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 24.7 km
Duration 6:55 h
Ascent 585 m
Descent 584 m

“Poetry and nature” - in the romantic Hickengrund region you can meet Goethe, Schiller or Novalis, who accompany you with their words along the ...

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from Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate open
Distance 10.2 km
Duration 2:58 h
Ascent 311 m
Descent 311 m

The Trödelstein path leads from Buchhellertal valley to the “Trödelsteine” rocks. Along the way, you experience the special features of the basalt ...

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from Cornelia Oerter,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Hiking Route · Erndtebrück
Mäanderweg (Meander path)
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 24.8 km
Duration 6:15 h
Ascent 631 m
Descent 631 m

This circular route first passes through the valley of the winding Benfe river, before continuing through woods, meadows and valleys.

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from Anne-Katrin Torno,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 12.2 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 231 m
Descent 229 m

A route that begins in the idyllic half-timbered town of Freudenberg. Wonderful stretches of natural landscape take you to the site of a former ...

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from Cindy Peplinski,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Hiking Route · Hilchenbach
Jung-Stilling circular path
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 9.6 km
Duration 2:53 h
Ascent 244 m
Descent 244 m

A circular tour steeped in history with wonderful views and a refreshing conclusion.

from Susanne Träger,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Hiking Route · Kreuztal
Kindelsberg path
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 13.1 km
Duration 4:45 h
Ascent 332 m
Descent 332 m

The Kindelsberg path cleverly links great hiking trails with a wide range of flora and fauna, passes numerous relics of the mining era and tops all ...

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from Michael Häusig,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.9 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 574 m
Descent 575 m

This circular route is recommended for anyone wanting to combine peace, a nature and culture experience and a thoroughly challenging hike.

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from Kirsten Müller,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
Hiking Route · Neunkirchen
Views - vistas
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 37.3 km
Duration 11:00 h
Ascent 949 m
Descent 949 m

A beautiful, highly varied hike that is best completed over two days due to its length.

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from Sonja Berg,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 12.3 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 320 m
Descent 321 m

The walk starts at the memorial to the former Belgian garrison. Along the historical themed circular route, 20 information panels offer an insight ...

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from Verena Meinhardt,   Stadtmarketing Siegen GmbH
Hiking Route · Wilnsdorf
On miners’ paths
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 300 m
Descent 300 m

This themed route in the middle of what was formerly a busy mining area, takes you to numerous old mining tunnels and pits on a wide variety of ...

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from Stefanie Wiegel,   Touristikverband Siegerland-Wittgenstein e.V.