Marburger Hof
Marburger Hof

Walking

Walking

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Mai 2019
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Mai 2019
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The finest routes in the region Walking holidays in Marburg

Lahn Trail

The Lahn Trail (Lahnwanderweg) is a real treat for enthusiastic walkers. This varied, accredited long-distance route follows the Lahn River from its source in the Rothaargebirge mountains to its confluence with the River Rhine, over hills and through valleys, towns and villages. The route is at its most scenic walking upriver.   

Lahn-Dill-Bergland path

The Lahn-Dill-Bergland path stretches for almost 90km from either Dillenburg or Herborn to Marburg. The route of this premium walking tour surprises its visitors time and again with ever-changing views – over mysterious castle ruins, striking rock formations, charming heathland or sparkling waters.

Burgwald path

The 50km-long premium walking route of the Burgwald path connects Marburg with Frankenberg. Discover old stone quarries and cotton grass-adorned moorland between the Lahn and Eder rivers. Historic sites provide a pleasing contrast to the quiet forest glades.

 

As well as these particularly attractive routes, there are numerous other well-established and varied walking routes around Marburg. Some tours are ideal for families or inexperienced walkers, while others offer a welcome challenge for trekking fans.  Experience idyllic lakes, castles, palaces and serene villages of timber-framed houses.

 

Here’s a small selection of walking routes we recommend:

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Christenberg

  • Difficulty easily
  • Distance 16,4 km
  • Time 4:44 h

On the fairy-tale Christenberg tour, discover the witch’s cottage from Hansel and Gretel and walk through lonely moorland valleys with spectacular views

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Gisonenpfad

  • Difficulty medium
  • Distance 13,8 km
  • Time 3:51 h

The Gisonenpfad tour passes the remains of prehistoric settlements en route to the ruins of Hollende castle and the carefully restored village of Amönau, known as the ‘village of the bridges’.

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Himmelsberg

  • Difficulty medium
  • Distance 18,6 km
  • Time 5:06 h

The 19km circular Himmelsbergtour combines nature and culture.Scale the heights of the Hunburgturm tower, pay a visit to an educational beehive and the romantic Katharinenbrunnen fountain. 

 

Tailor your walking tour to your own requirements using this planner

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Slip on the walking boots and escape from everyday life! Marburg is truly ‘wander-ful’

For a thoroughly relaxing stay at our hotel we have a range of special offers, some of which are aimed specifically at active holidaymakers.
Offer details

 
 
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Arrive safely after a day’s adventures Our service for walkers

Active holiday guests at Marburger Hof relish our healthy breakfasts with many regional products and our delicious packed lunches. We offer facilities to dry your outdoor clothing and store and clean your walking boots. We can also provide a small walkers’ first aid kit and extensive maps and information material. And we are delighted to arrange pick-ups, drop-offs and forward transport of luggage with our partners. In case of an emergency, we have a small selection of walking gear available.
 

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Rest & relaxation before the
next stage of your walk
Walkers most welcome

Marburger Hof has been certified as a high-quality host by ‘Wanderbares Deutschland’.  The German walking association accredits accommodation which goes the extra mile to meet the specific requirements of walkers.  Whether your stay is for one night or you’re planning a longer active holiday on the Lahn river, further information for a thoroughly enjoyable walking holiday can be found here.

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