Lahnwanderweg stage 19 Bad Ems - Mouth of Lahn
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Spielbank Bad EmsPhoto: Dominik Ketz, © Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
Rest stopsHotel Restaurant Adria
ehem. Kloster Allerheiligenberg
Pension Historisches Wirtshaus an der Lahn
Bock Hotel Restaurant
Safety informationBe careful in the Ruppertsklamm, especially if the ground is damp.
Boer goats graze in semi-wild keeping on the Lemberg. These can be very curious, but are harmless.
For information on diversions and relocations, please see our "Current Information".
Information on restrictions in the rail network can be found here.
Tips and hintsLahnwanderweg
Collecting memories with the hiking pass
The free pocket guide "Lahnwanderweg" and further information are available at www.daslahntal.de and from
Lahntal Tourismus Verband e. V.
Brückenstraße 2, 35576 Wetzlar
Tourist Information Lahnstein
Salhofplatz 3, 56112 Lahnstein
In Fachbach you walk uphill the old post road to a vantage point with a summit cross, that towers high above Fachbach and Nievern. Through the mixed forest, which is quite typical in the Lahn valley, you continue to the "Zwei Tannen Hütte". After leaving the forest, you are invited to enjoy an ingenious panoramic section with views of Lahnstein, Lahneck castle, the Allerheiligenbergkapelle and Stolzenfels Castle. The most comfortable way to enjoy this view is sitting or lying down on the wooden lounger in the shelter hut at the Mehrsberg. Close your eyes and hike the Lahnwanderweg trail in review once again!
At the Ruppertsklamm refuge the next signpost leads to the beginning of the exciting path through the gorge of the same name. The wild and romantic path will descend 150 meters downwards for the following 1.5 kilometers. The trail through the gorge is well secured and so you can enjoy the furious natural spectacle. From the lower entrance of the gorge you will soon walk contemplatively along the river and past the Wirtshaus an der Lahn. At the mouth of the Lahn, where the Lahn enters the Rhein, the magnificent long-distance hiking trail comes to a worthy finish with a view of Lahneck castle and Stolzenfels castle. The yellow marked access path guides you to the railway station of Niederlahnstein.
Public-transport-friendlyBy train to Bad Ems or Niederlahnstein, www.bahn.com
Getting thereB 260 to Bad Ems and Niederlahnstein
ParkingBad Ems, indoor car park
Book recommendation by the author
- Hikeline Lahnwanderweg, 14,90 €, 1. Auflage 2014 ISBN: 978-3-85000-535-7
- Rother Wanderführer Lahnwanderweg, 14,90 €, 1. Auflage 2016 ISBN: 978-3-7633-4492-5
Author’s map recommendations
EquipmentSturdy shoes required (wetness in the Ruppertsklamm), apart from that ordinary hiking equipment is required. Take backpack vespers and drinks with you.
- 20 Waypoints
- 20 Waypoints
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