Wanderer an den Schieferhalden im Kaulenbachtal

Winter hikes in Rhineland-Palatinate

Exercise and physical activity, especially in winter, stimulate the circulation and strengthen your immune system - sun and fresh air are a boon for your defenses. A winter hike also serves to relieve stress and forget the worries of everyday life for a while; on top of that, many great hiking trails in Rhineland-Palatinate offer fantastic views of the wintry natural landscape. We have put together a few tips for your winter hike in Rhineland-Palatinate in this list:
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Viewing format
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 13 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 74 m
Descent 74 m

7 ponds have given this hiking route its name and on 16 display boards we experience the area of the Westerwald Lake District at selected points.

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from Lisa Effert - Hachenburger Westerwald,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
Hiking Trail · Eifel
Traumpfad Wacholderweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 8.6 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 264 m
Descent 264 m

A premium-quality trail through unspoilt nature, juniper heaths and every sort of forest. Whoever would like to experience a little more can ...

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from Nicole Pfeifer,   Traumpfade im Rhein-Mosel-Eifel-Land
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 6.7 km
Duration 2:15 h
Ascent 85 m
Descent 87 m

The Burgstadt Trail Dream Loop is a restorative, easy round tour for relaxing south of Kastellaun, leading through mighty, unspoiled and yet light ...

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 9.2 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 161 m
Descent 269 m

This magical hiking trail really lives up to its name. The 7.7 km circular route starts off at the 'Frau Holle' (Mother Hulda) rock formation and ...

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from Iris Müller,   Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
Hiking Trail · Lahn-Dill-Bergland
Extratour Kuckucksweg
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 11.7 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 350 m
Descent 350 m

This trail is especially captivating for its dreamlike views, which surprise the hiker on his way around the settlement with ever new vistas of ...

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from Naturpark Lahn-Dill-Bergland,   Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.1 km
Duration 3:45 h
Ascent 210 m
Descent 210 m

Impressive landscapes, near-natural forest and meadow paths as well as regional history - a successful mix characterises this trail.

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from Naheland-Touristik GmbH, www.naheland.net,   Edelsteinland
Hiking Trail · Pfalz
Annweilerer Burgenweg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 7.7 km
Duration 2:30 h
Ascent 397 m
Descent 397 m

On this trail, we climb up to the landmark of Annweiler - the three cone-shaped hilltops with the castles of Trifels, Anebos and Scharfenberg.

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from Christina Abele Verein Südliche Weinstrasse Annweiler am Trifels e.V.,   Zum Wohl. Die Pfalz.
Hiking Trail · Pfalz
Kastanienweg am Donnersberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.8 km
Duration 4:10 h
Ascent 404 m
Descent 404 m

Follow the traces of the past on this varied circular hike and experience the fantastic landscape around the highest mountain in the Palatinate.

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from Zum Wohl. Die Pfalz.,   Zum Wohl. Die Pfalz.
Hiking Trail · Rheinhessen
Hiwweltour Eichelberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 11.4 km
Duration 3:30 h
Ascent 273 m
Descent 273 m

Rhinehessian summit happiness. The Eichelberg Hiwweltour leads up the Eichelberg, which is covered with pine forests, and through the unspoiled ...

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from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Hiking Trail · Romantischer Rhein
Traumpfad Rheingoldbogen
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 12.6 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 292 m
Descent 292 m

Walk the trail Rheingoldbogen, along the tracks of the Romans and wine-growing, through varied countryside, past well tendered grape vines and ...

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Traumpfade im Rhein-Mosel-Eifel-Land
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 16.8 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 540 m
Descent 540 m

It is a land excursion over the Rhine heights, during which the beauty of the landscape is discovered. The alternation between forest, meadow and ...

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from Frank Srol,   Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 7 Open
Distance 16 km
Duration 5:00 h
Ascent 463 m
Descent 564 m

Once again, the Steig shows itself from its most beautiful side. The gentle foothills of the Ahr Mountains and beautiful views of the Rhine plain ...

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from Hans-Joachim Schneider,   Ahrtal-Tourismus Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler e.V.
Hiking Trail · Westerwald
Wäller Tour chaffinch country
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 403 m
Descent 403 m

Up and down it goes on the Wäller Tour Buchfinkenland. The hiking trail with 14 kilometers of track around the Westerwald Wildlife and Leisure ...

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from Westerwald Touristik-Service,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!
Hiking Trail · Westerwald
Wäller Tour Hohe Hahnscheid
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.4 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 224 m
Descent 223 m

Attractive landscape combined with historical and geological features, charming views and sites of Christian faith, also called "devotional path".

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from Westerwald Touristik-Service,   Westerwald - Ganz nach deiner Natur!