Bicycle Rides

Bäche-Tour (XIII): Explore Brexbach and Saynbach

Route profile

Length / Distance 22,5 km
Rise 362 hm
Descent 362 hm
Duration 2,1 h
Highest point 360 hm
Lowest point 196 hm


In the tour planner we inform you under the tab "Current info" about temporary route changes, closures and detours.

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There's plenty to discover on this 22 km tour. Allow extra time to explore attractions like the Planetarium in Sessenbach and ceramics at the Keramikbahnhof Grenzau. The route takes you through the forest and historic sites.

Your tour starts in Grenzau at the Hotel Zugbrücke, following the German Limes Cycle Path to the northeast. The circular course begins with curves and flat stretches, tackles the ascent to Kammerforst, and leads uphill through the woods. Descending to Wittgert with a view of the enchanting Sayn Valley. Continuing along the Saynbach, you'll conquer the ascent to the watershed between Brexbach and Saynbach. You'll pass through places like Wirscheid and Sessenbach on your way.

Brief description

Fascinating Kannenbäckerland with ceramic workshops. The circular tour offers adventure and challenge along Brexbach and Saynbach.


  • BAB 3, Cologne - Frankfurt: Take the exit at Autobahnkreuz 39-Dreieck Dernbach, follow the signs to Trier/Koblenz/A48
  • BAB 3, Frankfurt - Cologne: Leave the highway onto E44, follow the signs to Trier/Koblenz/A48, Exit 12-Höhr-Grenzhausen towards Höhr-Grenzhausen/U42

Public transport

Use the train to Koblenz Hbf or the ICE station Montabaur (both 15 km). A taxi or bus line 7/7A to Höhr-Grenzhausen (end station approx. 1.5 km from Grenzau) is recommended.


Free parking available at Hotel Zugbrücke.


Start in Grenzau at the Hotel Zugbrücke, follow the German Limes Cycle Path northeast. The tour offers diverse landscapes and historic sites. Through Kammerforst, Wittgert, Saynbach, and Wirscheid, the path leads you back to Grenzau.

Safety instructions

Good basic fitness is required.


Distribute the weight of your gear on your body and bike. Cycling clothing shields you from temperature fluctuations. Pack spare clothing and tools.


Visit Europes largest ceramics museum in Höhr-Grenzhausen. Summer events for kids are available.


  • Combination flyer bike/hiking, available here free of charge
  • KOMPASS Cycling/Hiking Map Westerwald (South), 1:50.000, ISBN: 978-3-00-065929-4


56203 Grenzau, Brexbachbrücke (Burgstraße)

Starting Point

56203 Grenzau, Brexbachbrücke (Burgstraße)

More information & GPX download


In the tour planner we inform you under the tab "Current info" about temporary route changes, closures and detours.

To the Tour Planer