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Bad Marienberg: Along the Black Nister and through the Basalt Park - M3

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  • Schwarze Nister
    Schwarze Nister
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, Touristinfo Bad Marienberg
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On the way, a small idyllic river and a recultivated former basalt quarry await you.

easy
Distance 6.5 km
1:45 h
115 m
115 m
474 m
374 m

The approx. 6 km long circular trail leads along the Black Nister, which flows into the Great Nister in Langenbach after a distance of approx. 13 kilometres. As you continue, you will pass through the Basalt Park with its lake, nature trail and interesting exhibits. Afterwards, you can take a break in one of the beautiful cafés in Bismarckstraße.

Author’s recommendation

The basalt park offers you interesting insights into the history of basalt mining and a great view of the basalt lake. Free admission.

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Carina Grönert
Update: October 25, 2022
Difficulty
easy
Technique
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Landscape
Highest point
474 m
Lowest point
374 m
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Track types

Asphalt 35.35%Dirt road 12.27%Forested/wild trail 19.16%Path 29.47%Road 3.72%
Asphalt
2.3 km
Dirt road
0.8 km
Forested/wild trail
1.2 km
Path
1.9 km
Road
0.2 km
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Rest stops

Westerwald Court
Café Rosenthal
Bel Momento Pizzeria
Café-Bar Pit Stop
Café Wäller
Eiscafé Dolomiti
Marienberger Hof
35 cafebar
Copper Pot Restaurant
Aspendos Kebap House Pizzeria
Hotel-Restaurant- Pizzeria Zur Sonne
Bistro at the MarienBad

Safety information

Especially in autumn, be aware that leaves lying on the ground can hide bumps, roots, stones or holes in the path.Path impairments of this kind are to be expected on every hike.

Tips and hints

Tourist Information Bad Marienberg

Wilhelmstraße 10

56470 Bad Marienberg

Tel. 02661 7031

E-mail: touristinfo@badmarienberg.de 

www.badmarienberg.de 

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Tourist-Info Bad Marienberg, Wilhelmstr. 10, 56470 Bad Marienberg (452 m)
Coordinates:
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50.651317, 7.953966
DMS
50°39'04.7"N 7°57'14.3"E
UTM
32U 426052 5611573
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Destination

Tourist-Info Bad Marienberg, Wilhelmstr. 10, 56470 Bad Marienberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Follow the directions of M1 until you leave the town in the direction of Langenbach. Then take M3 to the right through the valley of the Schwarze Nister downhill to the district of Langenbach. There walk up Zinhainer Weg and turn left before the old railway embankment through Carl-Goerdeler-Allee. After the last houses, turn right uphill to the Zinhain district. Cross Bismarckstraße at MarienBad and follow M3, through Basaltpark and Park der Sinne back to the starting point.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Nistertal/Bad Marienberg railway station ; Take bus no. 483 or 962 to Bad Marienberg - Neuer Weg bus stop.

The bus runs Monday-Friday

www.bahn.de 

Getting there

- From Cologne: A3 exit Hennef/Sieg via B8 and B414 to Bad Marienberg.

- From Frankfurt: A3 exit Limburg via B54 and B414 to Bad Marienberg

- From Dortmund: A45 exit Haiger/Burbach via B54 and B414 to Bad Marienberg

- From Gießen: A45 exit Herborn via B255 and B414 to Bad Marienberg

- From Koblenz: A48 and A3 exit Montabaur via B255 to Bad Marienberg

Parking

Free parking at the Tourist Info, Wilhelmstraße 10, 56470 Bad Marienberg.

Coordinates

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50.651317, 7.953966
DMS
50°39'04.7"N 7°57'14.3"E
UTM
32U 426052 5611573
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

The map "Hiking trails in the Westerwald" of the regions Bad Marienberg, Rennerod and Westerburg is available for € 5.95 at the Tourist Info.

Scale 1:25,000

Equipment

Wear sturdy shoes and appropriate, weatherproof clothing that protects you from cold and wet or heat and sun.


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Difficulty
easy
Distance
6.5 km
Duration
1:45 h
Ascent
115 m
Descent
115 m
Highest point
474 m
Lowest point
374 m
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