Gastlandschaften Rheinland-Pfalz


The Hunsrück: Perfect for a hiking holiday in Germany and much more

Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH
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55483 Hahn-Flughafen

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  • HEIMAT-location Günderodehaus at Oberwesel
    HEIMAT-location Günderodehaus at Oberwesel
  • View to Gemünden castlem Winter
    View to Gemünden castle
  • Market place at Kirchberg
    Market place at Kirchberg
  • Sculpture at Mount Erbeskopf
    Sculpture at Mount Erbeskopf
  • View from Mount Erbeskopf
    View from Mount Erbeskopf
  • Kastellaun with its medieval castle
    Kastellaun with its medieval castle

Travel highlights and activities in the Hunsrück

Follow the Hunsrück-Höhenstraße (Hunsrück Hill Route) which leads for 175 Kilometres through low mountain ranges, a beautiful landscape and pretty towns and villages with half-timbered houses. Visit Germany’s longest suspension bridge in Hunsrück, the "Geierlay suspension bridge", 360 metres long and 100 metres above the Mörsdorfer Bach valley.

Kastellaun: Shaped by history

The historical town Kastellaun is situated in the middle of the Hunsrück low-mountain-range area and nevertheless close to two impressive river valleys, the Rhine and Moselle. Visit the old quarter with its two churches, picturesque half-timbered houses and the medieval ruin of Kastellaun castle.

Mount Erbeskopf and the Hunsrückhaus activity centre

The Erbeskopf is the highest elevation in Rhineland-Palatinate, offering great possibilities for outdoor activities, from hiking to a ride on the summer toboggan run. There is also located the Hunsrückhaus activity centre for nature and environment. Especially for families it offers an exhibition about the natural landscape of the Hunsrück, a forest playground and a sensory trail, along with an extensive range of events.

HEIMAT is Hunsrück

HEIMAT is the title of a German TV series which made the Hunsrück region famous worldwide. With the HEIMAT film cycles producer Edgar Reitz set milestones in German and international film history. But HEIMAT is also a feeling. HEIMAT is Hunsrück.The characters in the film are unthinkable without their ties to the family, the villages and the landscape in the Hunsrück and Rhine valley areas.
A brochure of the Hunsrück-Touristik GmbH introduces you to the most important HEIMAT locations in the Hunsrück and in the Loreley valley.

Hunolsteiner Klammtour: Hike with a visit to a Farmhouse Café

The Hunolsteiner Klammtour Ravine Tour is one of the "Dream Walks", as the popular circular hiking routes in the Hunsrück are known. The starting point is perfectly located for anyone with the "rumbles" directly adjacent to the "Hunolsteiner Hof" farmhouse café close to Morbach/Hunolstein. The first highlight on the ten kilometre long hike is a visit to the ruins of Hunolstein Castle with a sweeping view over the deep Dhron Valley and the beautiful Hunsrück countryside. From there, the route descends into the valley where the raging River Dhron winds between steep cliff walls on its way down the valley to join the Moselle. The trail is particularly exhilarating in the wildly romantic Holzbach Ravine with its waterfall. Breathtaking views and the gastronomic temptations of the farmhouse café signal the end of the hike.

Adventures in the snow in Thalfang at Mount Erbeskopf:

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More sights and leisure tips

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Freizeitanlage (Foto: Hochwald-Ferienland e. V., Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Leisure time complex | Schillingen

The leisure resort at the Schillinger lake offers both young and old a whole lot of leisure time-attractions and -possibilities.

Energielandschaft Morbach (Foto: Tourist-Information Morbach, Quelle: Tourist-Information Morbach)

Energielandschaft Morbach | Morbach-Wenigerath

From the bunker to the museum, how everything arose: In two former bunkers, visitors to the energy landscape Morbach will be able to find out...

Waldsee (Foto: Gemeinde Argenthal, Quelle: Hunsrueck Touristik GmbH)

Forest lake | Argenthal

The "Argenthaler Waldsee" (=lake in the forest) is a beautiful lake in the Hunsrück.

Züscher Hammer (Foto: Hermann Meter, Quelle: Tourist-Information Hermeskeil)

Züscher Hammer | Zuesch

See a reconstruction of a water-driven hammer works in action today. Exhibits on show demonstrate the production of iron. The site is explained...

Logo (Foto: Hochwald Ferienland e.V., Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Der Saar-Hunsrück-Steig | Kell am See

Between Boppard, Trier and Perl, the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig across a magnificent mountain range offers at over 200 km total length the sheer...

Telefonmuseum  (Foto: Tourist-Information Morbach , Quelle: Tourist-Information Morbach)

German telephone museum | Morbach

The German Telephone Museum houses the history of telephony and telegraphy from the beginning of electrical communication to the present....

Eisbahn (Foto: Hochwald-Ferienland e.V., Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Natural Ice Rink Kell am See | Kell am See

Situation: At the northern corner of the lake.

Description: 3.500 sqm big nature-rink with incidental music and floodlighting as well as...

Indoor-Spielplatz (Foto: Landal Hochwald, Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Landal Hochwald indoor playing area | Kell am See

Bouncing castle, pirate ship, crazy golf, bowling.

Naturfreibad (Foto: P!ELmedia, Quelle: Touristinformation im Neuen Schloss Simmern)

The outdoor swimming pool | Simmern

Enjoy the outdoors and swimming fun at the same time. The outdoor swimming pool in Simmern...

Flugzeug (Foto: Hochwald-Ferienland e.V., Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Glider Airfield Kell am See | Kell am See

When gliders are circling around in the heaven above Kell, the wishful thinking of doing the same probably comes over some observers and to escape...

Karos (Foto: Familie Karos, Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

Bicycle Repair Workshop | Kell am See

The small but beautiful bicycle shop for mountain bikes, racing bikes, trekking bikes, children's bikes, accessories and...

logo (Foto: Hochwald-Ferienland e.V., Quelle: Tourist-Information Hochwald-Ferienland)

"Dream Loop" Greimerather Höhenweg | Greimerath

Traumschleife (=”Dream loop”, Premium Hiking Trail)

The 13.3 km long Greimerather trail is the first nationwide cross-country dream loop...

Hallenbad (Foto: Eike Dubois, Quelle: Tourist-Information Hermeskeil)

Indoor swimming pool | Hermeskeil

Hermeskeil Indoor Pool

Leisure time for all generations. Numerous attractions such as a 40-metre slide, mother and child area with grotto...

Ölmühle Morbach (Foto: Tourist-Information Morbach, Quelle: Tourist-Information Morbach)

Historische Ölmühle (Morbach) | Morbach

250 years old oil mill, which has been a protected monument since 1982 and was restored with great attention to detail in 1997.

Großer Herrgott (Foto: Tourist-Information Morbach, Quelle: Tourist-Information Morbach)

Großer Herrgott (Rapperath) | Morbach-Rapperath

From a tree trunk, a unique relic of mediaeval, peasant-religious art of the Hunsrück.