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Graded short tour/Graded circular tour

HöhenLuft

· 6 reviews · Graded short tour/Graded circular tour · Lahntal
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  • Ernst-Vogler-Aussichtspunkt
    / Ernst-Vogler-Aussichtspunkt
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Badeckers Felsenweg
    / Badeckers Felsenweg
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Ausssichtsplattform
    / Ausssichtsplattform
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Heinzelmannshöhlen
    / Heinzelmannshöhlen
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Am Repselskopf
    / Am Repselskopf
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Panaoramaausblick
    / Panaoramaausblick
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • Ruheliege vor Panorama
    / Ruheliege vor Panorama
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Gastronomie mit Ausblick
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Bad Ems zu Füßen
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Mooshütte
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Kaiserbad Bad Ems
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Kurwaldbahn-Bergstation
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Alte Bäume
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Römische Palisaden
    Photo: Ulf Klimke, Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
  • / Landidyll bei Kemmenau
  • / Markierung
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Wegweiser
    Photo: Dominik Ketz
  • / Unterwegs
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
0 150 300 450 600 m km 2 4 6 8 10 Robert-Kampe-Sprudel

The wildly romantic Lahn Valley with the Kaiserbad Bad Ems is the starting point of the HöhenLuft, a tour that lives up to its name. Because fantastic views in lofty heights are here program. Free hiking guide at www.bad-ems.info or 02603-94150.

moderate
10.8 km
3:45 h
433 m
433 m

But the premium route awarded by the German Hiking Institute - at the same time a Lahn facet of the Lahn Hiking Trail - is even more: apart from the beautiful landscape in the middle of a nature park, there are cultural-historical testimonies from antiquity to today. It is not for nothing that the river and mountain landscape around Bad Ems was developed in the Romantic era with rocky paths and lookout temples. Also on these paths runs the Höhenluft. In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Roman Limes, the Concordiaturm is another highlight: The observation tower offers an impressive 360 ​​° view over the whole Lahn valley. Even the entry into the tour with its over the Lahn enthroned lookouts ensures true "high feelings". Arriving at the Bismarck Tower is the first opportunity to take a break and enjoy a refreshment. From now on, the landscape character changes and soon dense forest is a constant companion. One would think that one would be far away from civilization, and not every now and then traces of Roman past remind of the fact that one wanders straight along the Limes. After a while, the resort Kemmenau is reached, at 417 meters above sea level at the same time the highest point of the tour. Sunny meadows and pastures now determine the landscape. As well, that it goes largely downhill, because so the great view over the Lahn valley in the direction of Taunus can be enjoyed carefree. The Concordiaturm marks the beginning of the last section, and it has it all in itself: always along the Baedeckers Felsenweg and the legendary Heinzelmannshöhlen leads the descent to the historic spa district from one impressive lookout to the next. In the end, it's time to exhale and take a breath.

Author’s recommendation

Sehenswürdigkeiten/Ausblicke:

Historisches Kurviertel, Limespalisaden, Aussichtskanzel, Unterquerung Kurwaldbahn, Margaretenhöhe, Bismarckturm, Römischer Limes (UNESCO Welterbe), Aussichtspunkt Stümmel, Concordiaturm, Mooshütte, Heinzelmannshöhlen.

 

Einkehrmöglichkeiten:

Café-Restaurant Concordiaturm, Concordiastraße, 56130 Bad Ems, Tel. 02603-9569587, http://www.concordiaturm-badems.de, Dienstag Ruhetag

Café-Restaurant Bismarck`s, Taunusallee 13, 56130 Bad Ems, Tel. 02603-508282, www.bismarcks.de, kein Ruhetag

 

outdooractive.com User
Author
Ulf Klimke
Updated: December 06, 2019

Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
417 m
Lowest point
77 m
Best time of year
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Start

Kurhaus/Robert-Kampe-Sprudel (77 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
50.330073, 7.729331
UTM
32U 409561 5576102

Destination

Kurhaus/Robert-Kampe-Sprudel

Public transport

Public transport friendly

Mit dem Zug nach Bad Ems Hbf

Getting there

Mit dem PKW von Koblenz über die B260 nach Bad Ems

Parking

Parkhaus Grabenstraße (kostenpflichtig), Parkplatz am Hbf (kostenlos)
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Book recommendation by the author

Pocketguide Bad Ems (kostenlos in der Touristinformation, Tel. 02603-94150 oder www.bad-ems.info)

Author’s map recommendations

Wanderkarte Bad Ems 1:20.000 (für 3 Euro in der Touristinformation, Tel. 02603-94150 oder www.bad-ems.info)


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Reviews

4.3
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Dunja Zbiljski Boyko
September 29, 2019 · Community
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M. S.
February 18, 2019 · Community
Besonders die Start- und Zielkilometer oberhalb von Bad Ems sind fantastisch. Der Mittelteil ist auch schön, fällt gegenüber den Kilometern über der Lahn allerdings ein wenig ab.
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Peter Sz.
October 21, 2018 · Community
Sonntag, 21. Oktober 2018, 20:24 Uhr
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
10.8 km
Duration
3:45 h
Ascent
433 m
Descent
433 m
Public transport friendly Loop Scenic With refreshment stops Cultural/historical value Geological highlights

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