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The Best Hiking Trails in Hessen (Germany)

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Photo of Idstein: Idstein - Limesturm Photo of Germany: Fulda to Maulkuppe ('Milseburgweg', section 1) Photo of Germany: Hilders to Kaltensundheim ('Milseburgweg', section 3)

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  • Idstein: Idstein - Limesturm

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    near Idstein, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.79mi
    Elevation +
    787f
    TrailRank
    56
    Photo ofIdstein: Idstein - Limesturm Photo ofIdstein: Idstein - Limesturm Photo ofIdstein: Idstein - Limesturm

    The history of the town of Idstein dates back to 1102. It was mentioned for the first time as "Etichenstein" and received town rights in 1287. The town is definitely worth a visit, with the old witches' tower and its med...

  • near Fulda, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    11.61mi
    Elevation +
    1611f
    TrailRank
    52
    Photo ofGermany: Fulda to Maulkuppe ('Milseburgweg', section 1) Photo ofGermany: Fulda to Maulkuppe ('Milseburgweg', section 1) Photo ofGermany: Fulda to Maulkuppe ('Milseburgweg', section 1)

    The Milseburgweg is a long-distance hiking trail and consists of 4 sections with a total of 75 km. It leads in a west-east direction from Fulda in eastern Hesse to Meiningen in southern Thuringia. This A to B trail is s...

  • near Hilders, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.97mi
    Elevation +
    1243f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofGermany: Hilders to Kaltensundheim ('Milseburgweg', section 3) Photo ofGermany: Hilders to Kaltensundheim ('Milseburgweg', section 3) Photo ofGermany: Hilders to Kaltensundheim ('Milseburgweg', section 3)

    Section 2 of the Milseburgweg. You walk from Hilders into the state of Thuringia, reaching Kaltensundheim. A good place to stay is at Landgasthof "Zur guten Quelle" (guesthouse + restaurant). As all 4 hikes of Milseburgw...

  • near Feldbach, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    11.53mi
    Elevation +
    1683f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo ofExtratour Rotes Moor (Naturpark Rhön) Photo ofExtratour Rotes Moor (Naturpark Rhön) Photo ofExtratour Rotes Moor (Naturpark Rhön)

    (Español) La ruta sale desde un aparcamiento que hace poco se ha vuelto de pago (unos 2 Euros por día). Luego se camina por bosque y prados con buenas vistas sobre el paisaje de la Hohe Rhön. Pasamos por campos llenos ...

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  • Hike around Rüdesheim am Rhein

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    near Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.71mi
    Elevation +
    974f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofHike around Rüdesheim am Rhein Photo ofHike around Rüdesheim am Rhein Photo ofHike around Rüdesheim am Rhein

    Nice and easy route starting from Rüdelsheim, a picturesque village by the Rhein river. This is a nice visit to vine yards spread along the hills of the Rhein where the famous Riesling wine is produced. The path start...

  • near Rüdesheim am Rhein, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.51mi
    Elevation +
    1716f
    TrailRank
    41
    Photo ofGermany: Romantic Tour in Rüdesheim/Rhein Photo ofGermany: Romantic Tour in Rüdesheim/Rhein Photo ofGermany: Romantic Tour in Rüdesheim/Rhein

    The panoramic round trip impresses especially with passages through partly steep vineyards as well as the information boards about sights along the way and the history of the region. Highlights are the views on the river...

  • near Steinwand, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.31mi
    Elevation +
    1486f
    TrailRank
    39
    Photo ofGermany: Maulkuppe to Hilders ('Milseburgweg', section 2) Photo ofGermany: Maulkuppe to Hilders ('Milseburgweg', section 2) Photo ofGermany: Maulkuppe to Hilders ('Milseburgweg', section 2)

    This is section 2 of the Milseburgweg, leading from Fuldaer Haus (end of section 1) to Hilders, a small village somewhere in the east of the state of Hesse. At km 3,4 you will pass Milseburg, an extinct volcano at 835 me...

  • near Vorderer Westen, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.37mi
    Elevation +
    1273f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofH4 to Hercules monument loop trail Photo ofH4 to Hercules monument loop trail Photo ofH4 to Hercules monument loop trail

    Absolutely fantastic forest. Very old and high trees, feels like inside a fairy tale. Lot of points of interest, a properly paced walk can easily take 4-5 hours to complete. Though not sure how safe is the area as met al...

  • Eppstein - Königstein im Taunus

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    near Eppstein, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    10.07mi
    Elevation +
    1683f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofEppstein - Königstein im Taunus Photo ofEppstein - Königstein im Taunus Photo ofEppstein - Königstein im Taunus

    Eppstein - Königstein im Taunus Linear trail across the Taunus. With a few stops around the Eppstein castle, an old monastery and the nice village of Königstein with a nice view over the Castle. No special care, apart ...

  • Idsteiner End Trail

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    near Rambach, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.92mi
    Elevation +
    2070f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofIdsteiner End Trail Photo ofIdsteiner End Trail Photo ofIdsteiner End Trail

    Idsteiner End Trail begins where Idsteiner Strasse ends. Parking available for about ten cars. If you're hiking with dogs, take plenty of water as there aren't many streams on this route. On a clear day, you'll see a bea...

  • Hochrhöntour

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    near Ritterhof, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    9.60mi
    Elevation +
    991f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofHochrhöntour Photo ofHochrhöntour Photo ofHochrhöntour

    Beautiful tour in the Rhön. Weekends a bit crowded. Not recommended after. rainfall. Some sectons are becoming rather muddy.

  • Rüsselsheim: Alte Opel-Rennbahn

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    near Rüsselsheim, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    2.22mi
    Elevation +
    56f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofRüsselsheim: Alte Opel-Rennbahn Photo ofRüsselsheim: Alte Opel-Rennbahn Photo ofRüsselsheim: Alte Opel-Rennbahn

    The former Opel racetrack is a cool "Lost Place". This is what Wikipedia says: The Opel-Rennbahn 'Opel Racetrack' [2] is a former race track, which was built by the Adam Opel AG in 1919. It was located in a forest ...

  • Hofheim am Taunus - Eppstein

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    near Hofheim am Taunus, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.35mi
    Elevation +
    1388f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofHofheim am Taunus - Eppstein Photo ofHofheim am Taunus - Eppstein Photo ofHofheim am Taunus - Eppstein

    Hofheim am Taunus - Epstein. Fantastic hike in lush oak forest and national park,especially when the leaves are turning in autumn

  • Königstein bad soden

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    near Königstein im Taunus, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.75mi
    Elevation +
    207f
    TrailRank
    32
    Photo ofKönigstein bad soden Photo ofKönigstein bad soden Photo ofKönigstein bad soden

    Königstein bad soden. Easy going mostly downhill, lush forests. Highlights include Douglas fir trees and a Hundertwasser house in bad soden!

  • Hochheim am Main-the vineyards

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    near Hochheim am Main, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    8.43mi
    Elevation +
    187f
    TrailRank
    31
    Photo ofHochheim am Main-the vineyards Photo ofHochheim am Main-the vineyards Photo ofHochheim am Main-the vineyards

    just outside Hochheim city wall are the vineyards. a walk on the trail thru the vineyards is moderate due to rolling hills. lovely view.

  • Von Hainstadt in den Vorspessart

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    near Hainstadt, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    16.41mi
    Elevation +
    1690f
    TrailRank
    30
    Photo ofVon Hainstadt in den Vorspessart Photo ofVon Hainstadt in den Vorspessart Photo ofVon Hainstadt in den Vorspessart

    Start in Hainstadt, cross to Großkrotzenburg, then into the forest along the Bavarian border, along the shelters at Barbarossaquelle and Heinz Bucher Schutzhütte via Michlbach to Hahnenkamm, then down to Alzenau. Then th...

  • Grosser feldberg from Hohemark

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    near Hohemark, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    10.79mi
    Elevation +
    1909f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo ofGrosser feldberg from Hohemark Photo ofGrosser feldberg from Hohemark Photo ofGrosser feldberg from Hohemark

    Loop trail from Hohemark passing through Grosser feldberg at 6.9 km. Through woods, with a good view over Frankfurt at the top on good weather days. Since in the second half of the hike it was raining the mud accumula...

  • Bad Homburg - saalberg

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    near Bad Homburg vor der Höhe, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    13.50mi
    Elevation +
    1273f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofBad Homburg - saalberg Photo ofBad Homburg - saalberg Photo ofBad Homburg - saalberg

    Nice autumn walk, along streams with lush forests. Lots of variations are possible, I was hungry so took the short route back to bad Homburg😊

  • near Assmannshausen, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.10mi
    Elevation +
    1365f
    TrailRank
    28
    Photo ofAssmannshausen - Reichenstein Falkenburg - Lorch Photo ofAssmannshausen - Reichenstein Falkenburg - Lorch Photo ofAssmannshausen - Reichenstein Falkenburg - Lorch

    The First part is part of the famous Rheinsteig, some easy climbing but may be difficult in wet conditions. Second part on a lower level along the Rhine basically through vineyards, beautiful views and many medieval cast...

  • Chauseehaus - 6.5mi

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    near Kohlheck, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    6.46mi
    Elevation +
    1841f
    TrailRank
    27
    Photo ofChauseehaus - 6.5mi

    Most of this trail is in the forest, though you will encounter a cemetery, a firing range (completely fenced and enclosed) and a few residences. Most areas are safe for off-leash hiking if your dog is not prone to stray....

  • Germany-Hessen-Burg Frankestain

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    near Nieder-Beerbach, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    2.09mi
    Elevation +
    394f
    TrailRank
    26
    Photo ofGermany-Hessen-Burg Frankestain Photo ofGermany-Hessen-Burg Frankestain Photo ofGermany-Hessen-Burg Frankestain

    Easy track around the Burg Frankestain´s fieldburg frankestain, a place plenty of mistery and legends. This is a place to walk around with kids who can have some experience with the nature

  • Kloster Eberbach - Eltville

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    near Eichberg, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.95mi
    Elevation +
    804f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofKloster Eberbach - Eltville Photo ofKloster Eberbach - Eltville Photo ofKloster Eberbach - Eltville

    Starting at an medieval cloister, trough forests, vineyards down to the river. Very scenic, good pavement, easy.

  • Cherries-Wineyard-Rhine

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    near Nürnberger Hof, Hessen (Deutschland)
    Distance
    7.25mi
    Elevation +
    919f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofCherries-Wineyard-Rhine Photo ofCherries-Wineyard-Rhine Photo ofCherries-Wineyard-Rhine

    Nürnberger Hof - Eltville, along cherry trees through famous wine yards down to the Rhine, very scenic and easy.

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