Stage hiking trails in the Westerwald

Would you like to go on a long hike and experience the Westerwald in all its glory? The cross-country trails offer you the perfect opportunity! Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to explore nature on kilometres of trails through the Westerwald. Discover the impressive diversity of the landscape as you work your way from one stage destination to the next. Whether you hike alone or join a group, you'll be enchanted by the Westerwald's cross-country trails. Immerse yourself and experience an unforgettable adventure! 


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Quality hiking trail - WesterwaldSteig

The Westerwald offers a unique hiking trail of 235 kilometres in length and 16 stages, which guarantees variety, experiences and the beauty of nature. This long-distance hiking trail bears the "Wanderbares Deutschland" quality seal of the German Hiking Association and is put through its paces every three years to ensure the highest standards. Quality is the top priority on the Westerwald hiking trail!

The WesterwaldSteig is one of the most outstanding hiking trails in Germany and is one of the Top Trails of Germany. It is ideal for adventure-seekers who strive for more - more enjoyment of life, more thrills and a first-class hiking experience.

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The Wiedweg

A first-class hiking trail from the source to the estuary. Discover the fascinating views and unspoilt nature along the Wied, the longest river in the Westerwald. The Wiedweg was once again recognised as a "Wanderbares Deutschland" quality trail by the German Hiking Association in 2022, underlining its outstanding hiking quality.

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The Druidensteig

The longest certified geo-route in Germany. Discover the fascinating world of the Druidensteig, which takes you 83 kilometres and six one-day stages from the Siegtal valley to the Westerwald. Experience six river valleys, a multitude of geological highlights, picturesque views and idyllic adventure spots. The name of this certified long-distance hiking trail comes from the Druidenstein, a unique basalt formation that has been recognised as a national geotope.

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