Südlicher Westerwald

Welcome to the southern Westerwald!

This region offers a unique mixture of nature, culture and recreation. Dense forests, gentle meadows and wide fields await you here, forming the characteristic image of this region. Discover the special natural beauty of the southern Westerwald, such as the picturesque Gelbach Valley and the enchanting "Chaffinch Country" around Horbach, Gackenbach and Hübingen. Immerse yourself in the idyllic atmosphere of the romantic valleys of Ahrbach, Holbach, Eisenbach and Stelzenbach. Surrounded by these diverse highlights, there are countless opportunities to actively explore nature and enjoy the incomparable beauty of the southern Westerwald.

Where is the Southern Westerwald?

The southern Westerwald, with its 24 local communities in the municipality of Montabaur, benefits from its convenient location between the conurbations of Cologne/Bonn and Frankfurt. The direct connection to the high-speed rail network of the Deutsche Bahn further promotes the dynamic development of the region. Residents and visitors to the southern Westerwald can thus take advantage of the proximity to the economic opportunities of the major cities while living in a quiet and natural environment. The connection between the urban and rural lifestyles makes the southern Westerwald an attractive place to live and work.

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Always on site

Our tourist information offices in the 
southern Westerwald.

Tourist-Information Montabaur

Großer Markt 12
56410 Montabaur
tourismus@montabaur.de +49 2602 950 27 80
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Discover the natural areas in the Westerwald


Seven natural areas in the Westerwald offer a great variety of sports and leisure activities for your holiday in a breathtaking natural landscape.

Südlicher Westerwald
Hachenburger Westerwald / Westerwälder Seenplatte
Hoher Westerwald / Wäller Land
Hessischer Westerwald
Naturpark Rhein-Westerwald / Wiedtal