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3x3 Salinental: IntroTour Ebernburg

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  • Am Naheufer mit Blick auf die Rotenfelssteilwand
    / Am Naheufer mit Blick auf die Rotenfelssteilwand
    Photo: Harald Hartusch, 3x3 Salinental
  • / Blick auf Ebernburg mit Rheingrafenstein im Hintergrund
    Photo: Matthias Luhn, 3x3 Salinental
  • / IntroTour Ebernburg: Blick über die Nahe auf den Rotenfels
    Photo: Chnutz von Hopfen, 3x3 Salinental
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    Photo: unbekannt, Ebernburgverein e.V.
  • / Ebernburg im Sonnenuntergang
    Photo: unbekannt, Ebernburgverein e.V.
  • / Blick auf Steinskulpturenpark mit Rotenfels
    Photo: Uli Holzhausen, Fondation Kubach Wilmsen
  • / Steinskulptur Bücherturm mit Rotenfelsmassiv im Hintergrund
    Photo: Uli Holzhausen, Fondation Kubach Wilmsen
  • / Wiese bei Ebernburg
    Photo: Dinko Ivanov, Verkehrsverein Rheingrafenstein e.V.
  • / An den Nahewiesen bei Ebernburg
    Photo: Harald Hartusch, 3x3 Salinental
m 200 150 100 4,0 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Weingut Jung Steinskulpturenmuseum und Skulpturenpark Denkmal Kirche Ebernburg Etappenziel Unterm Rotenfels Kirche
A short hike that leads past Ebernburg Castle through the historic Burgdorf to the romantic Nahe meadows with views of the Rotenfels and across the stone sculpture park.
Distance 4.3 km
1:20 h
96 m
96 m
175 m
111 m
The short hike leads to the castle and around the picturesque village of Ebernburg, following the river landscape of the Nahe to the Rotenfels massif. The sight of the 200-metre-high rock face towering on the other side of the river is enchanting. s the other side of the river. Another highlight is the stone sculpture park of the Fondation Kubach-Wilmsen - a grandiose landart project.

Author’s recommendation

Stop off at the Burgschänke or one of the tranquil wine taverns, and visit the stone sculpture museum at the weekend.
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Michael Vesper
Update: June 19, 2022
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
Highest point
175 m
Lowest point
111 m
Best time of year

Rest stops

Weinhotel Schneider
Hotel BurgBlick
Weingut Robert Rapp
Weingut Jung

Safety information

High water:

In rainy periods, parts of the path may be affected by wetness. In case of high water in the Nahe floodplain, please use the cycle path on the old railway line. The diversion is signposted. The critical water levels for accessibility can be found at . The critical levels are Boos from 2.00 metres, Bad Kreuznach from 3.50 metres. From these water levels onwards, the paths become very difficult to pass, you should choose the diversions.

Oak processionary moth:

Warning: Oak trees can be extensively infested by the oak processionary moth. The caterpillar of the oak processionary moth is a health hazard. The stinging hairs of the caterpillars contain a nettle poison. They can also be dispersed by the wind. Contact with the caterpillars can be harmful to the health of humans and domestic animals. Caterpillar dermatitis is particularly common, with the symptoms: skin rashes and redness, slight swelling of the skin, wheals, itching and burning all over the body. If the stinging hairs (which contain thaumatopoein) are inhaled, this can lead to irritation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and nose, bronchitis, asthma or even allergic shock. Even after the life cycle of pupa, caterpillar and moth, the empty webs with their stinging hairs pose a risk over a longer period of time.

Precautionary measures:

Heed warnings

Avoid infested oak trees (do not sit near them).

Do not touch caterpillars or webs (never try to destroy webs yourself).

Do not lie or sit on the ground in the vicinity of infested oaks.

Protect your body with clothing (neck, arms).Keep animals on a leash, stay on the path.

Report findings These can possibly be removed professionally with special equipment, endangered areas can be marked.

If you have come into contact with the stinging hairs of the caterpillars, you should change your clothes and take a shower.

Wash clothes at a temperature of at least 60°C.

Tips and hints

Map and info

Freigeist" restaurant at Ebernburg Castle: Tel.: 06708 6416661 Whatsapp: 0174 9259294 E-mail:

An exhibition at the castle recalls the eventful history of the fortress during the Reformation. The lord of the castle, Franz von Sickingen, became the protector of the early reformers and met his inglorious end in the war against the ecclesiastical and secular princes he had attacked. The von Sickingen family exercised village rule for 300 years.


Car park on the L 236, exit Ebernburg - direction Feilbingert, directly at the junction towards Ebernburg. (142 m)
49.805917, 7.830669
49°48'21.3"N 7°49'50.4"E
32U 415861 5517707


Car park on the L 236, exit Ebernburg - direction Feilbingert, directly at the junction towards Ebernburg.

Turn-by-turn directions

From the hiking portal, we first cross the road at the fire station. Via meadow paths and a short climb, we reach the stone sculpture park of the internationally renowned sculptor couple Kubach-Wilmsen - a fascinating land art concept. Now the path leads down into the Nahe valley and follows it towards the Rotenfels steep face. Standing under the Rotenfels, the rock massif is particularly impressive. Across the Nahe meadows and through the narrow alleys and stairs of the castle village, we reach the Ebernburg lookout. Here you can enjoy a magnificent view over the village in front of the majestic Rotenfels. Along below the castle walls and through vineyards, the path leads back to the hiking portal.


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Public transport


Mit dem Zug aus den Richtungen Mainz, Saarbrücken, Kaiserslautern oder Bingen bis zum Bahnhof Bad Münster am Stein fahren. Von dort erreicht man in 10 Minuten zu Fuß die Ebernburg oder mit Buslinie 201 bis Ebernburg Bahnhof (Der Bahnhof ist still gelegt), von dort Treppenweg zur Burg.

Getting there

Über die B 48 durch Bad Kreuznach nach Bad Münster am Stein bis Abzweig L 379 Richtung Ebernburg und Feilbingert. Auf der Schloßgartenstraße durch den Ort fahren, bis zum Ortsausgang, links Feuerwehrhaus. Bei Beschilderung Ebernburg links abfahren, dort befindet sich der Parkplatz.


Parkplatz kostenlos, 20 Stellplätze.


49.805917, 7.830669
49°48'21.3"N 7°49'50.4"E
32U 415861 5517707
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike


You should have sturdy shoes with a good tread that can also withstand damp patches.

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Meli Frey
June 13, 2021 · Community
Kleine,aber feine Rundwanderung. Auf dieser kurzweiligen Tour,gibt es ein paar schöne Highlights, die schönen Ausblicke,auf den Rotenfels und die Ebernburg,sowie der mittalterliche Ortskern oder der Steinskulpturenpark. Wir sind den Weg gegen die empfohlene Laufrichtung gegangen,hat uns so rum besser gefallen. Auf dem kurzen Weg gibt es Einkehrmöglichkeiten,was ich immer ein besonderes Highlight finde. Beschilderung ist gut,Rastplätze ebenfalls vorhanden.
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When did you do this route? June 13, 2021
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ans fri
May 24, 2021 · Community
Schöne abwechslungsreiche Strecke. Hier gibt es viel zu entdecken. Haben mit drei Kindern (2-6 Jahre) und Kinderwagen 3 Stunden gebraucht.
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When did you do this route? May 24, 2021
Torsten Hahn 
April 07, 2021 · Community
Schöne, kurze - aber knackige - Rundtour um Ebernburg mit einigen Highlights: Die Ebernburg, der mittelalterl. Ortskern, das naturnahe Naheufer, das Steinskulpturenmuseum und die Aussicht auf den Rotenfels oberhalb des Museums! Die ideale Runde für zwischendurch! Ich mag das Konzept der Spazierwanderwege um Bad Kreuznach. Es muss nicht immer die große Halb- oder Tagestour sein!
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When did you do this route? April 07, 2021

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1:20 h
96 m
96 m
Highest point
175 m
Lowest point
111 m
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