Gastlandschaften Rheinland-Pfalz
  • View from the RheinBurgenWeg trail
    Enjoy the panorama on a hiking trip on the RheinBurgenWeg trail.
  • Perspective from the Felsenweg near Boppard
    Experience the amazing view from the RheinBurgenWeg hiking trail along the Felsenweg near Boppard.
  • View to the Loreley from the RheinBurgenWeg trail
    Discover the RheinBurgenWeg hiking trail with view to the famous Loreley rock.
  • Hikers on the RheinBurgenWeg trail near Bingen
    Hikers on the RheinBurgenWeg trail near Bingen.
  • Signs on the RheinBurgenWeg trail
    All certified hiking trails in romantic germany offer special signs throuout the route.

Hiking on the RheinBurgenWeg trail

The RheinBurgenWeg trail stretches along 200 kilometres from Rolandsbogen near Remagen to the Mäuseturm tower near Bingen. On the left side of the Rhine River, the trail meanders across hills and secluded side valleys, forming the pendant of the Rheinsteig trail across the river. This means that there are now two premium hiking trails available along the Rhine River. Some of the features along RheinBurgenWeg trail: Access to the ‘Red Wine Dorado‘ Ahr Valley, the world‘s largest cold water geyser in Andernach, two vie ferrate as challenging alternatives to the regular hiking trail, vineyards, and of course the beautiful fortresses and castles.

The RheinBurgenWeg trail on the map

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The RheinBurgenWeg trail: general information

Track signage

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Short description

Sagenhaft schön ist die Kulturlandschaft, durch die der RheinBurgenWeg verläuft. Vielseitig und atemberaubend schlängeln sich die Wege über Höhen und durch lauschige Seitentäler. Ideal für Erlebnishungrige und Wissensdurstige, für Jobgestresste und Auszeitsehnsüchtige. Der RheinBurgenWeg bietet einen bunten Mix aus Abenteuer und Besinnung.

The RheinBurgenWeg trail: properties

Difficulty
hard
Duration
64:30 h
Elevation profile
Length
194,8 km
Min Height
59 m
Ascent
5409 m
Max height
462 m
Descent
5522 m
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The RheinBurgenWeg trail: stages

The RheinBurgenWeg trail: getting there (only german version avaiable)

Starting point
Bingen

DestinationRolandseck

Getting there
Entlang des Rheins führt die B 9 von Bingen nach Rolandseck. Verschiedene Brücken und Fähren ermöglichen eine Querung des Rheins.

Parking

  • Bingen an der Autofähre (O 421921 N 5535904)
  • Bingen an der B9 (O 419815 N 5535734)
  • Rolandseck am Fähranleger (O 373295 N 5610375)
  • Rolandseck am Rolandsbogen (O 373018 N 5611350)

Public transit
Bis auf Bassenheim verfügt jeder Etappenort über eine DB-Anbindung (www.bahn.de). Bitte nutzen Sie in Bassenheim das regionale Busnetz (www.vrminfo.de).

Additional information
www.rheinburgenweg.com

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