Vom Pavillon auf dem Rossstein genießen wir einen herrlichen Blick über das Rheintal.
Photo: Silke Hertel, Outdooractive Editors
Distance 21.2 km
Highest point346 m
Lowest point75 m
On this long section between St. Goarshausen and Kaub we experience the Middle Rhine Valley in all its glory – vantage points üover steep rock cliffs, above all the world-famous Loreley, make this stage unique.
The longest Rheinsteig stage starts in St. Goarshausen and leads up to the Dreiburgenblick, where we can enjoy the view of Burg Katz, Burg Maus and Burg Rheinfels. We then continue to the small village of Patersberg, descend to the village of Hausen and begin the next ascent to a plateau past Katz Castle. Through the St. Goarshausen district of Heide we reach the Loreley Visitor Centre, from where it is not far to the world-famous Loreley Rock. After enjoying the impressive view at length, we continue on the plateau through meadows, fields, woods and vineyards to the Rheinsteig rest stop at Hof Leiselfeld. Along the way are several rewarding vantage points on rock pulpits as well as the Loreley wine trail. Past the Fünf-Seen-Blick rest area, we walk through the Bornichbach valley to a pavilion with a magnificent view of the vineyards on the opposite bank of the Rhine. As we continue, we descend into the Urbach valley, hike along a charming hillside path through beautiful oak woods and
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