Familienausflug mit der Bahn in Rheinland-Pfalz (Bahnhof Mayschoß, Ahrtal)

Ten selected hikes reachable by train in Rhineland-Palatinate

In Rhineland-Palatinate there is a dense network of train and bus lines. This means that great tours can be reached in a climate-friendly and comfortable way without having your own car. We have put together ten selected hiking tips by train in Rhineland-Palatinate here.

With 100 percent green electricity in long-distance traffic, you can travel from all over Germany to Rhineland-Palatinate, for example to Mainz, Trier or Koblenz, relaxed and without traffic jams. From there, regional transport takes you to our holiday regions - in comfort, without fuss and in a climate-friendly way. On our partner site "Discover Germany" you can find more information about tickets, luggage service and connections for your rail journey to and within Rhineland-Palatinate (only in German).

Further tour suggestions that can be reached by bus or train can be found in the Rhineland-Palatinate tour planner.

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Long Distance Hiking · Romantischer Rhein
RheinBurgenWeg Stage 9: Bad Salzig–St. Goar (north–south)
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 9
Distance 19.1 km
Duration 6:00 h
Ascent 640 m
Descent 649 m

Quellpavillon Bad Salzig – Aussicht „Ziehlay“ bei Weiler – Eselspfad – Holzfeld - Taunusblickhütte – Heimbachtal – Aussicht Pilz – Gründelbachtal - ...

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from Joachim Fox,   Romantischer Rhein Tourismus GmbH
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.1 km
Duration 5:37 h
Ascent 417 m
Descent 485 m

Die neunte Etappe des Eifelsteigs führt von Hillesheim nach Gerolstein.

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from Thorsten Günthert (www.best-mountain-artists.de),   Community
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5 closed
Distance 17.8 km
Duration 7:20 h
Ascent 530 m
Descent 590 m

The most spectacular and difficult stage with its fantastic views, the unspoilt climbs and adventurous ascents. We wish you a lot of pleasure!

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from Hans-Joachim Schneider,   Ahrtal-Tourismus Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler e.V.
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 18 Open
Distance 19.4 km
Duration 7:15 h
Ascent 728 m
Descent 740 m

This stage will delight lovers of vistas and culture. The Nassau castle, the Schiefe Turm of Dausenau... Panoramic highlights like the Hohe Lay!

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from Jörg Thamer,   Das Lahntal
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 19
Distance 23.9 km
Duration 8:30 h
Ascent 830 m
Descent 830 m

Detours in time and space.  

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from Thomas Kalff,   Mosel. Faszination Urlaub
Hiking Trail · Rheinhessen
Hiwweltour Bismarckturm
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 10.3 km
Duration 3:00 h
Ascent 151 m
Descent 151 m

Wald, Weinberge und Weite - die Hiwweltour Bismarckturm zwischen Ingelheim und Gau-Algesheim führt durch ein Naturschutzgebiet und eine von ...

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from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Hiking Trail · Hunsrueck
Dream Loop Upper Baybach Valley
recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.3 km
Duration 4:00 h
Ascent 417 m
Descent 417 m

Variety is provided: forest passages through quiet stream valleys, forest and meadow paths with distant views over the Hunsrück and far into the ...

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from Thomas Biersch,   Tourist-Info Hunsrück-Mittelrhein - Zentrum am Park
recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 11.2 km
Duration 3:15 h
Ascent 206 m
Descent 207 m

Half-day tour around the Ebernburg, along the romantic river Nahe, through forest and vineyards with beautiful distant views.

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from Michael Vesper,   3x3 Salinental
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3
Distance 14.9 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 500 m
Descent 511 m

The third stage of the trail leads us from the picturesque Römerplatz square in Bad Dürkheim through Poppen Valley and Burg Valley to the ruins of ...

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from Tobias Kauf,   Zum Wohl. Die Pfalz.
Long Distance Hiking · Region Köln-Bonn
Natursteig Sieg - Etappe 09: Au - Wissen
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 18.7 km
Duration 5:30 h
Ascent 583 m
Descent 569 m

Liebesgeständnisse mit Siegblick

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from Naturregion Sieg,   Rhein-Sieg-Kreis