Rennsteig – Germany’s Oldest Hiking Trail

Hiking in Germany Germany’s Oldest Hiking Trail The Rennsteig

The Trail

Rennsteig: 169 km along the ridge of the Thuringian Forest, from Hörschel in the North to Blankenstein in the South.

Profile

TheRennsteig is the oldest of all German hiking trails. There is apparently a document from 1330 which mentions a Thuringian rynnestig, which, as anybody must admit, is indeed near enough.

Until the 19th century, the

Rennsteig – Germany’s Oldest Hiking Trail

Rennsteig – Oldest German Hiking Trail

"CD of the Rennsteiglied"

The oldest hiking trail, Rennsteig, ideal if you are looking for short and scenic hikes in Germany.

Rennsteig – Oldest German Hiking Trail