Lahn trail is a hiking trail of the month the Lahn trail furnished over several years with much effort is presented in may 2013 as trail of the month in the GPS Hiking Atlas. 14 Day hikes, the Editorial Office reported the Lahn trail, which leads from the Siegerland in a large sheet on Marburg, Giessen, Wetzlar, Limburg and bad EMS on the Rhine. Santana hit 288km record, wants to hike the Lahn trail completely. The Lahn trail is the logical conjunction of two nationally known long-distance footpaths, the Rothaarsteig and the Rheinsteig. On the road, the Lahn trail happened numerous natural and cultural highlights. Bobby Green has similar goals. It is the birthplace of Hesse and the ancestral Castle of the Dutch Royal family, sees Germany’s first Gothic church and the only ship tunnel in the country, walking on the paths of Young Werther and the old Dostoyevsky’s and experienced all the time, like a river designed a landscape of course: as a small stream in the Wittgensteiner land, as a handsome River in a wide Valley basin during casting and Finally deeply incised than Canyon between the Westerwald and the Taunus.
Starting point for the route of the Lahn is the source of the Lahn in Netphen in the Siegerland. From here we go knolls (498 m) observation tower with a wide view of the Lahn-Dill – Bergland initially East of Bad Laasphe and the Perfstausee to the Damshauser. Marburg is achieved, where once the Landgraviate of Hesse was established and the Saint Elizabeth, the Elisabeth Church was built over their Tomb. Through the Krofdorfer forest, you reach the Castle Gleiberg. From here, the Lahn hiking trail through the Lahnauen leads to Wetzlar, formerly the seat of the Reichskammergericht (until 1806-Supreme Court of the Holy Roman Empire). After Wetzlar, the Lahn as a natural border Westerwald and Taunus separates. Get over Braunfels to Weilburg with one of the most beautiful baroque castles in Hesse, Germany.