The Rheinsteig Hiking Trail

"View from the top of a Rheinsteig hiking trail"

Hiking in Germany

 

The Rheinsteig Hiking Trail Trail

A very, very long 320 km from Bonn in the north (near Cologne) to Wiesbaden in the south (near Frankfurt) in 23 stages. Who has time for that? Which is why I strongly recommend to concentrate on the views-and-castles-galore central stretch between Koblenz and Rüdesheim on stages 12 to 19.

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The Rheinsteig hiking trail– showy, high-profile and glamorous – is, in many

The Rheinsteig Hiking Trail

Hiking The Siebengebirge

Hiking in Germany Hiking the Siebengebirge or Seven Mountains Range The Siebengebirge, the “Seven Mountains Range”, is said to have been the place where Siegfried – the hero of the Nibelungenlied and Wagner’s Ring cycle – learned the Art of Warcraft from the treacherous Mime and where he eventually slayed the dragon.

It is also rumoured to be the “land of the 7 mountains” where according to an ancient folk myth 7 miners of small

Hiking The Siebengebirge