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<br /> The very best walking trails and hiking routes<br /> Walking in<br /> Germany®<br /> www.germany.travel<br /> Exp<br /> Ger<br /> lore Destination<br /> many on foot.<br /> Moselsteig trail near Kobern-Gondorf, Moselle<br /> ZŽŵĂŶƟĐ<br /> Set off on a hiking adventure on the way-<br /> marked trails along the Rhine and Moselle.<br /> Find out more at:<br /> www.romantic-germany.info/hiking<br /> Editorial<br /> Dear reader,<br /> Destination Germany has more than 200,000 kilometres of<br /> well-signposted walking trails through rich and varied scenery.<br /> The flat coastal regions of the north, the magnificent river<br /> valleys of central Germany and the stunning landscapes of<br /> the Black Forest, Thuringian Forest and the German Alps offer<br /> a wide choice of routes for everyone from casual walkers to<br /> extreme climbers.<br /> This guide features popular and well-known routes bearing<br /> the Wanderbares Deutschland quality hallmark such a<a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=1"> The very best walking trails and hiking routes W</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=2"> Moselsteig trail near Kobern-Gondorf, Moselle ZŽ</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=3"> Editorial Dear reader, Destination Germany h</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=4"> Contents 5 General information/ </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=5"> General information/webcodes Each route profile i</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=6"> Discover walking in Germany at www.germany.travel</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=7"> Interaktive Karte This interactive map als</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=8"> Albsteig/Schwäbische Alb Nordrandweg From the edg</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=9"> route. This fascinating trail also passes wildlif</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=10"> Altmühltal-Panoramaweg A trail offering fantastic</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=11"> the Steinerne Rinne (stone gully) near Wolfsbronn</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=12"> Burgenwanderweg Three castles and one palace in t</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=13"> delightful towns and villages full of lovingly re</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=14"> Donauberglandweg Across the peaks of the Swabian </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=15"> The trail ends on a high note with the sudden app</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=16"> Goldsteig Walking in Bavaria on Germany’s longest</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=17"> with the mountain route in Passau, the town on th</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=18"> Harzer Hexen-Stieg Harz Witches’ Trail – broomsti</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=19"> Harz National Park along a path winding through j</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=20"> Heidschnuckenweg Experience Lüneburg Heath with a</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=21"> Interspersed between the heathland are river mead</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=22"> Hermannshöhen/Hermannsweg und Eggeweg History at </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=23"> natural features such as the Dörenthe cliffs – a </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=24"> Ith-Hils-Weg Crags and caves in the Weserbergland</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=25"> Another cave with a historical background is the </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=26"> Kammweg Erzgebirge-Vogtland Lace up those walking</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=27"> between Saxony and Bohemia. The Erzgebirge mounta</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=28"> Karstwanderweg Südharz Insider’s tip on the south</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=29"> The Rhume spring (62 million cubic metres) alone </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=30"> Kyffhäuserweg In the footsteps of Emperor Barbaro</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=31"> the Kyffhäuserweg Trail are the Königspfalz in Ti</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=32"> Märkischer Landweg A country route of parks and l</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=33"> Set amidst hilly, partly wooded scenery, these la</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=34"> Medebacher Bergweg Bird sanctuary in the Tuscany </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=35"> points of interest on the route, which are indica</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=36"> Naturparkweg Leine-Werra The unspoilt meadows of </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=37"> Eichsfeld schmandkuchen – a cake with a sour crea</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=38"> Nibelungensteig A fascinating route to explore an</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=39"> pass rock formations and boulder fields are partic</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=40"> Nurtschweg Through the Upper Palatinate Forest on</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=41"> the geographical midpoint of Europe), before star</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=42"> Panoramaweg Taubertal A walk through Germany’s hi</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=43"> spa town of Bad Mergentheim with its historical m</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=44"> Pfälzer Weinsteig Where woodland meets wine The</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=45"> of excellent vineyards happy to uncork a bottle r</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=46"> RheinBurgenWeg Walk to romantic castles on the Rh</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=47"> castles with their towers and crenellated walls a</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=48"> Schlaubetal-Wanderweg A riverside route of lakes </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=49"> as a lakeside walk – beside the Grosser Müllroser</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=50"> Spessartwege 1 und 2 The Spessart hills nature re</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=51"> reserve from north to south – from the climatic h</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=52"> Urwaldsteig Edersee Up hill and down dale around </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=53"> With the all-inclusive MeineCard Edersee+ visitor</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=54"> Vogtland Panorama Weg® A walking tour through Sax</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=55"> such as Markneukirchen, Erlbach and Klingenthal i</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=56"> Weserbergland-Weg Experience nature first hand A</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=57"> you’ll encounter romantic castles and palaces, hi</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=58"> Westerwald-Steig Through a forest made for walkin</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=59"> Krombachtal dam and the Holzbach gorge are other </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=60"> Westweg Ticking off the peaks in Germany’s loftie</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=61"> marking the European watershed between the Black </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=62"> Winterberger Hochtour The highest trail in North </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=63"> birge hills. A variant of the Winterberger Hochto</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=64"> Zweitälersteig A Black Forest love affair The Z</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=65"> rock formation. The walk explores delightful land</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=66"> 66-Seen-Weg A ring of lakes right round Berlin </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=67"> Europäischer Fernwanderweg E9 in Mecklenburg-Vorp</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=68"> Eifelsteig Just you, the rocks and the water Fr</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=69"> </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=70"> Fränkischer Rotwein Wanderweg Home of some great </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=71"> Hiking experiences in the Coburg countryside La</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=72"> GrünGürtel Rundwanderweg A walk in the open aroun</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=73"> Habichtswaldsteig On the trail of the hawk in Nor</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=74"> www.germany.travel </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=75"> Hochrhöner Through the land of endless horizons </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=76"> Malerweg In the footsteps of the Romantics throug</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=77"> Mühlenweg am Wiehengebirge From mill to mill thro</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=78"> Nord-Ostsee-Wanderweg From coast to coast on the </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=79"> Oberlausitzer Bergweg Easy walking in Upper Lusat</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=80"> Rennsteig Germany’s oldest long-distance trail </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=81"> Rheinsteig Wine, castles and cliffs along the Rom</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=82"> Rothaarsteig Close to nature in the Rothaargebirg</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=83"> Soonwaldsteig At a gentle pace in the Soonwald-Na</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=84"> Saar-Hunsrück-Steig The many sides of the Saarlan</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=85"> Hiking n Premium hiking on one of the </a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=86"> Production & picture credits PICTURE CREDITS Tite</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=87"> Experience nature in Lower Saxony © TourismusMar</a> <a title="dzt_pg_wandern_en_o B page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/38e57167?page=88"> Germany`s best hiking trails INFO: www.t</a>