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 20 km
Duration 6:15 h
Ascent 729 m
Descent 699 m

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

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.

from Thorsten Günthert (www.best-mountain-artists.de),   Community
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 5 Open
Distance 14.5 km
Duration 5:05 h
Ascent 561 m
Descent 620 m

This is the most spectacular and difficult stage with its fantastic views, natural paths and adventurous climbs. We wish you much pleasure!

from Hans-Joachim Schneider,   Ahrtal-Tourismus Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler e.V.
recommended route Difficulty difficult Stage 18 Open
Distance 19.3 km
Duration 7:15 h
Ascent 738 m
Descent 750 m

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

from Jörg Thamer,   Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
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.  

from Mosellandtouristik GmbH,   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 ...

from Daniel Schmidt,   Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
Hiking Trail · Hunsrueck
Dream Loop Upper Baybach Valley
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
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 ...

from Thomas Biersch,   Tourist-Info Hunsrück-Mittelrhein - Zentrum am Park
recommended route Difficulty moderate Stage 3 closed
Distance 15.2 km
Duration 4:30 h
Ascent 476 m
Descent 494 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 ...

from Tobias Kauf,   Zum Wohl. Die Pfalz.
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.

from Michael Vesper,   3x3 Salinental
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

from Naturregion Sieg,   Rhein-Sieg-Kreis