The (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.
The 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.
The 50km-long premium walking route of the 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.
The city walking trail „Marburger Ausblicke“ leads to many impressive panoramic views of the historic university city of Marburg.
On the fairy-tale , discover the witch’s cottage from Hansel and Gretel and walk through lonely moorland valleys with spectacular views
The 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’.
The 19km circular combines nature and culture.Scale the heights of the Hunburgturm tower, pay a visit to an educational beehive and the romantic Katharinenbrunnen fountain.
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.
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.