The Wäller Tour Iserbachschleife is quite demanding with its steep gradients and a length of 20.8 km. Therefore a 3.2 km long shortcut is offered between the Thalhauser Mühle and Anhausen (marked in yellow). This cross-connection enables the Iserbach loop to be divided into two moderate stages. Lovely stream valleys and historic buildings are the highlights of the varied hike on the southern stage.
Distance 11.9 km
From the parking lot in Anhausen, the hike leads us over the Iserbach loop counter-clockwise to the east from the village. We hike through the Steinebach valley, past the Hausenborn church ruins to Isenburg. We leave the castle and the church on the right and climb the Ebenfeld before we go down again into the Iserbach valley and the Thalhauser mill. Here, hikers on the Iserbach loop are offered a shortcut to Anhausen (marked in yellow). We hike back to the starting point via this shortcut.
Visit the northern section of the Iserbach loop at the next opportunity. The Iserbachschleife - Nordschleife is approx. 15 km long, leads like the Südschleife through wonderful stream valleys and impresses with fantastic views. In particular, the lookout pulpit near Rüscheid offers almost all-round views when the visibility is good, reaching in the east to the Großer Feldberg im Taunus (70 km). Other highlights are the idyllic resting places at Veltens Weiher and Rüscheid.
Update: November 12, 2020
Tips and hintsA hiking map and a hiking guide for the Wäller tours are available in the Westerwald shop.http://www.rengsdorfer-land.de/willkommen-auf-der-iserbachschleifehttp://www.rengsdorfer-land.de/www.naturpark-rhein-westerwald.dehttps://www.westerwald.info/
Getting thereFrom the north: A3 exit 37 - Dierdorf L258 towards Neuwied In Anhausen, take the first left onto the parking lot “Auf dem Löh” (corner of Neuwieder Straße / Auf dem Löh).From the south: B42 to Neuwied Exit B256 towards A3 / Köln / Altenkirchen Exit L258 towards A3 / Köln / Dierdorf In Anhausen after the butcher's shop turn right into the parking lot “Auf dem Löh” (corner of Neuwieder Straße / Auf dem Löh).
ParkingParking lot "Auf dem Löh" in 56584 Anhausen (corner of Neuwieder Straße / Auf dem Löh)There are additional parking options for starting the hike in Isenburg (Hauptstrasse 36) and at the Thalhauser Mühle.
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EquipmentAnkle-high walking shoes are recommended, and walking sticks are particularly recommended when it is wet.
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