Half-day tour around the Ebernburg, along the romantic river Nahe, through forest and vineyards with beautiful distant views.
Distance 11.2 km
Ebernburg castle with its 360° panoramic view, the Burgdorf, the path along the banks of the Nahe through the meadow landscape past the Rotenfels massif characterise this tour, as does the ascent into the mixed forest near the village of Norheim up to a plateau that once again offers views far into the North Palatinate mountains. From afar we can see a picturesque castle ruin on a ridge. Forest, meadows, river landscapes, a plateau that makes every tree a character actor, make the hiker's heart beat faster.
Visit the stone sculpture museum. The building was constructed according to the plans of the Japanese architect Tadao Ando. Enjoy a good glass of wine in one of the rustic inns in Ebernburg after the hike.
Update: October 20, 2021
Rest StopWeinhotel Schneider
Ebernburgschänke - Restaurant Freigeist
Weingut Robert Rapp
Weingut H.J. Gattung
Weinhaus Schlich mit Gutsausschank "Zum Remischen"
Safety informationIn rainy periods, parts of the path may be affected by wetness. In case of high water in the river 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 Hochwasser-rlp.de . 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 take the diversions.Warning: Oak trees can be extensively infested by the oak processionary moth from May to August. 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
Getting thereÜber 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.
Parkingkostenfreie Parkplätze am Start-und Zielpunkt
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EquipmentSturdy footwear suitable for wet conditions and tread
Basic Equipment for Hiking
- Sturdy, comfortable and waterproof hiking boots or approach shoes
- Layered, moisture wicking clothing
- Hiking socks
- Rucksack (with rain cover)
- Protection against sun, rain and wind (hat, sunscreen, water- and windproof jacket and suitable legwear)
- Hiking poles
- Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
- First aid kit
- Blister kit
- Bivy / survival bag
- Survival blanket
- Pocket knife
- Cell phone
- Navigation equipment / map and compass
- Emergency contact details
- The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
- For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
- Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.
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