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Vitaltour Geheimnisvoller Lemberg

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The approximately 13.5 km vitality tour "Mysterious Lemberg" offers you everything you would expect from a premium hiking trail on Lemberg: cultural and historical sights, mining relics from bygone times, wild valleys with rushing streams, "enchanted" paths, the unique visitor mine "Schmittenstollen", alpine paths, historic places of worship, the Silbersee, vineyards and dry stone walls, fantastic views, unique nature experiences and last but not least - excellent places to stop for refreshments. The German Hiking Institute rated the premium trail with an excellent 90 experience points! The circular hiking trail "... offers a really varied route, which is equipped with rest stops at the right places. You can see that the path has been worked on with great attention to detail: A great hiking offer!"

moderate
Distance 13.2 km
4:10 h
378 m
378 m
394 m
131 m

The vitality tour "Mysterious Lemberg" made it among the 15 nominees of "Germany's most beautiful hiking trail 2021" by the hiking magazine! Every year, the hiking magazine awards "Germany's most beautiful hiking trails" in the categories of multi-day tours as well as day and half-day tours. Hooray, we made 3rd place in the day tours with the tour!! The SWR Wanderchecker also found the tour highly recommended. You can watch the video here: https://www.swrfernsehen.de/landesschau-rp/geheimnisvoller-lemberg-102.html Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of Lemberg - the king of the Nahe mountains - and the oldest and with 260 hectares one of the largest nature reserves in Rhineland-Palatinate on the edge of the Soonwald/Nahe nature park. Start the Vital Tour at one of the three entrance portals in the local communities of Feilbingert, Niederhausen/Nahe and Oberhausen/Nahe or at the entrances at the Lemberghütte or at the hiking car park above the Schmittenstollen. Information boards along the route inform you about the many mining relics, about historical sites and about the rare flora and fauna. All things that make our Lviv so "mysterious"! Take a seat on our forest loungers and benches and enjoy the views of the Nahe valley, the region's castles, the vineyards of the former Prussian state domain, the Niederhausen reservoir and the extensive landscape of the Soonwald and the North Palatinate Uplands.

Author’s recommendation

Simply enjoy picture book views!

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Naheland-Touristik GmbH
Update: September 16, 2022
Premium route awarded the "Deutsches Wandersiegel"
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
394 m
Lowest point
131 m
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Track types

Dirt road 3.84%Forested/wild trail 69.25%Path 26.89%
Dirt road
0.5 km
Forested/wild trail
9.2 km
Path
3.6 km
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Rest stops

Waldgasthaus "Lemberghütte"
Landhotel - Waldgasthof Lembergblick
Gasthaus Zur Krone
Besucherbergwerk Schmittenstollen
Hermannshöhle - Restaurant & Vinothek
Landhotel Niederthäler Hof

Safety information

Some very rocky - almost alpine paths - require sure-footedness!

Tips and hints

NAHELAND-TOURISTIK GMBH

Bahnhofstr. 37, 55606 Kirn 

Tel. +49 (0)6752-13 76 10 ; Fax +49 (0)6752-13 76 20 

www.naheland.net 

 

Verbandsgemeindeverwaltung Rüdesheim

Nahestraße 63 • 55593 Rüdesheim

Fon: +49 (0)671 371-203 • Fax: +49 (0)671 371-801

www.vg-ruedesheim.de

Start

Lemberghütte on the Lemberg, Zufahrt über 67824 Feilbingert, Koordinaten: Geogr. 49.785231 N 7.767331 E UTM 32U 411266 5515481 (381 m)
Coordinates:
DD
49.785215, 7.767275
DMS
49°47'06.8"N 7°46'02.2"E
UTM
32U 411262 5515479
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Destination

Lemberghütte on the Lemberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Shortly before the entrance to the Lemberghütte's vineyard and beer garden, enter the Vital Tour on the right-hand side and after just a few meters you will reach the first vantage point. In the further course of the path you will repeatedly pass places that give you a wonderful view of the Nahe. After a zigzag path you will reach a crossroads. Countless paths meet here. Keep right at the lorry and follow "Werner Ingebrand Allee". Tunnel openings and air shafts are always hidden to the left and right in the forest. Please do not leave the paths! Keep to the right at the "Förster Wenz Eiche" and after a few meters you are in the middle of former vineyard terraces with a view of Feilbingert. A short, steep descent into the Wildenbach valley follows. The "Landhotel & Waldgasthaus Lembergblick" is right in front of you and invites you to take a break! Go in the direction of "Landhotel & Waldgasthaus Lembergblick" and cross the bridge over the Trombach, past a nice rest area with a wayside cross. Now walk below the hotel through the forest until you come to the main access road, where you keep to the left. Above the hotel you walk through a small forest and have another beautiful view of the Lemberg. You are now on the connecting piece of the Panoramaweg, which connects Bad Kreuznach with the Panoramaweg Feilbingert. At the next turn, keep left and go downhill onto the access road to Trombacher Hof. Keep to the left here. The path leads you to the historic Trombacher Hof (former monastery, now privately owned).

You bypass the farm via a narrow path and reach the wild and romantic Trombachklamm - always following the rushing Trombach. After a few hundred meters the path forks. Keep left if you want to continue the tour. Turn right if you want to see the Schinderhannesloch. According to legend, the famous robber from the Hunsrück hid here for some time. This is where the new "Vitaltour Ebernburg" branches off (as of June 2018). Back on the "Vital Tour Mysterious Lemberg" you follow the Trombach over bridges and through furrows and finally come to a crossroads. This is also where the next entry point into the circular route is (parking at the train station, Niederhausen/Nahe). Following the path to the right, after only 200 meters you will come to the dammed Nahe river in Niederhausen. On the reservoir there is a training course for Bad Kreuznach rowers and canoeists. However, we follow the signpost to the left "Schmittenstollen visitor mine" and after a short while we reach the "enchanted" Lemberggeisterweg with beautiful carvings and great views of the reservoir and Niederhausen. After a few minutes you have reached the Schmittenstollen visitor mine - the only mercury mine in Western Europe that has been expanded into a visitor mine. Here it is a good idea to take the next break. A tour of the mine and the small museum are highly recommended. After that, the children enjoy the pit playground and gem searching, while the adults enjoy a Nahe wine. It's hard to leave this beautiful place. But there are still many highlights waiting for you. After the mine site, it goes a few meters very steeply uphill until you turn sharp right onto a forest path. At the next crossroads, take the lower left path, which soon becomes a narrow path and takes you through an old quarry.

The path gets narrower and narrower - past the foundations of the old cable car that brought the ore to the Nahe loading station during the last mining period. The path meanders along the mountain and there are always magnificent views of the Nahe valley. Here at the latest your sure-footedness is required, because the path leads over rocky ground and through untouched nature! Please stay on the path! At a hairpin bend, a small bench in the middle of rocks invites you to stop. Enjoy the unobstructed view of the local communities of Niederhausen (right) and Oberhausen (left). The path is now so narrow that oncoming hikers can hardly avoid it. The path now leads back into the forest and after a few hundred meters you will come across the zigzag path that connects Oberhausen with the Lemberghütte. Up and after just three hairpin bends, turn right onto a path that will take you past other mining relics after a few hundred meters and give you a breathtaking panorama and nature experience. Wild orchids grow here, the almost extinct and therefore famous diptam; countless species of lizards and various species of snakes live here. A unique experience that has made Lemberg so famous with its nature reserve. Important: do not leave the paths: nature reserve and dangerous scree from the former quarries!

The path widens again and takes you to the place where the rocks from the open pit used to be cut and then loaded onto trucks. Relics such as spoil heaps, the "electricity distributor house" and the foundations of the loading ramp for the trucks are still clearly visible today. We cross the large parking lot and see the ruins of the old crusher sticking out of the trees on the left. Over a few steps we reach the old transport road that connected the quarries of the last mining period. Keep left after the steps and after 100 meters you will reach the turnoff to the Silbersee, which you should not miss. "Bathing is forbidden here!" - that's a good thing, because the lake is part of the nature reserve! Follow the course of the former transport road. Nature has long since taken back what is hers. Here and there are old bunkers and shelters that protected the miners from blasting. Before you hike into the forest, you have another chance to take a look at the Montfort castle ruins on the left. You pass more quarries (not accessible - nature reserve!). The path becomes narrower again and ends in a small path that takes you after a few minutes to the starting point of your hike - the Lemberghütte - with what is probably the most beautiful view of the Nahe Valley! The Romans already knew of the magical attraction of Lemberg and built a small Mercury temple here, which is commemorated by a stone stele. The Lemberghütte offers hearty cuisine and refreshing drinks for hikers. Insider tip: Come back here one evening and enjoy the sunset with a glass of Nahe wine on the viewing terrace!

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Public transport

Public-transport-friendly

Bus line 222 from Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg train station to Feilbingert, bus stop "Ortsteil Bingert". From there approx. 1 km to the start of the circular route at the Landhotel & Waldgasthaus Lembergblick. Bus line 253 from Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg train station to Niederhausen/Nahe: From there approx. 1 km to the entrance to the circular route at the entrance to Trombachklamm / direction "Schmittenstollen visitor mine". (Bus not on weekends!)

Getting there

A 61 exit Bad Kreuznach, B 41 and B 48 in the direction of Bad Münster am Stein-Ebernburg, L 379 in the direction of Feilbingert, follow the signs to “Schmittenstollen Visitor Mine” or “Lemberghütte”.

Parking

Access points to the circular route and parking (portals): Niederhausen an der Nahe: reservoir; Parking at the train station in Niederhausen/Nahe Oberhausen on the Nahe: Lemberghaus; Parking in Oberhausen Feilbingert: Parking at the community center Lemberghalle Feilbingert Schmittenstollen Visitor Mine car park Parking lot at the silver lake

Coordinates

DD
49.785215, 7.767275
DMS
49°47'06.8"N 7°46'02.2"E
UTM
32U 411262 5515479
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Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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NAHELAND-TOURISTIK GMBH

Bahnhofstr. 37, 55606 Kirn 

Tel. +49 (0)6752-13 76 10 ; Fax +49 (0)6752-13 76 20 

info@naheland.net, www.naheland.net

 

Verbandsgemeindeverwaltung Rüdesheim

Nahestraße 63 • 55593 Rüdesheim

Fon: 0671 371-203 • Fax: 0671 371-801

sophia.mauer@vg-ruedesheim.de

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NAHELAND-TOURISTIK GMBH

Bahnhofstr. 37, 55606 Kirn 

Tel. +49 (0)6752-13 76 10 ; Fax +49 (0)6752-13 76 20 

info@naheland.net, www.naheland.net

 

Verbandsgemeindeverwaltung Rüdesheim

Nahestraße 63 • 55593 Rüdesheim

Fon: 0671 371-203 • Fax: 0671 371-801

sophia.mauer@vg-ruedesheim.de

Equipment

We recommend for carefree hiking fun: sturdy shoes, sun protection, appropriate clothing and enough drinks! Because with the right clothing and the right shoes, hiking is much more fun. Functional clothing, poles and breathable backpacks are comfortable when hiking. Good shoes are essential. Sturdy jogging or leisure shoes are only suitable for short distances on level paths. For longer distances, we recommend sturdy hiking shoes with non-slip, non-slip soles. Don't forget sunscreen, sunglasses and plenty of drinks. water is ideal.


Questions and answers

Question from Karo Gro · June 10, 2022 · Community
Ich habe leider Höhenangst. Hier ist die Rede von felsigen, fast alpinen Pfaden. Ein No-Go für mich ist es z.B., wenn es schmale Wege sind, es seitlich steil bergab geht und z.B. kein Stahlseil zum festhalten ist. Kann mir hier jemand was dazu sagen?? Vielen Dank im Voraus
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Answered by Hermann-Josef Kerpen · June 10, 2022 · Community
Keine Angst. Solche Situationen gibt es dort nicht.
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Question from Kathrin Huber · May 14, 2020 · Community
Wenn man die Tour in der Mitte teielt, weil man mit Kindern unterwegs ist. Auf welcher Seite sind dann die Baumgeister?
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Answered by Eva Staab · May 14, 2020 · Community
Der Lemberggeisterweg ist von Niederhausen aus der Zuweg zum Schmittenstollen. Wenn man den Lemberg hochschaut, die linke Seite vom Lemberg.
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Question from Klaus Liese · February 12, 2020 · Community
Kann man die Tour sinnvoll abkürzen?
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Answered by Eva Staab · February 12, 2020 · Community
Hallo, eigentlich geht die Tour ca. 14 km. Der so genannte Zickzack Pfad von Oberhausen hinauf zum Lemberg wäre eine gute Möglichkeit abzukürzen. Falls Sie mehr wissen wollen, finden Sie mich unter Weingut Staab im Internet. Grüße aus Oberhausen an der Nahe
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Rating

4.9
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Benjamin Günthner
May 03, 2022 · Community
Sehr abwechslungsreiche, schöne Runde
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Daniel K
March 27, 2022 · Community
Tolle Tour besonders der schönste Naheblick beeindruckt durch ein tolles Panorama. Leider war das Wetter letztens extrem trocken und dadurch sammelt sich der Staub und Dunst. Am Schmittchenstollen wurden Vorbereitungen zur Saisoneröffnung getroffen. Ich selber habe meine Tour an der Lemberghütte gestartet, damit nach der Wanderung der Weg nach der Stärkung kurz ausfällt. Der Abstecher zum Silbersee lohnt auf alle Fälle.
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When did you do this route? March 26, 2022
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Wander Verliebt
February 18, 2022 · Community
Eine besonders im zweiten Teil hervorragende Tour! Die Blicke ins Nahetal sind einfach einzigartig und der schmale Hangpfad hat uns regelrecht begeistert. Von der Möglichkeit, den Schmittenstollen zu besuchen, konnten wir leider keinen Gebraucht machen - da werden wir wohl nochmal wiederkommen müssen. Aber bei so einer schönen Strecke macht man das gerne!
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When did you do this route? February 12, 2022
Video: Wander Verliebt, WanderVerliebt
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
13.2 km
Duration
4:10 h
Ascent
378 m
Descent
378 m
Highest point
394 m
Lowest point
131 m
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