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Palatinate Wine Trail
The Moselsteig Trail near Piesport
Werra Castle Trail
The Fichtelberg mountain
View of Titisee-Waldau on the Westweg Trail
Hermitage, Fantaisie Castle in Bayreuth. The castle has two storeys and a three-wing structure
Edersee Forest Walk
A rewarding wooden path: all routes lead to water on the Darß peninsula
Sigmaringen Castle
Heidschnuckenweg, the Wilseder Berg hill
Rennsteig, Wartburg Castle
View of the Saar Bow
Johannisburg Palace in Aschaffenburg
Weltenburg Abbey near Kelheim
View of the Fils Valley from Gingen
Clemensberg mountain
Allgäu Hiking Trilogy, the Alpspitz mountain near Nesselwang
Zweitälersteig Trail
View with Pfalzgrafenstein Castle in the background

Hiking in Germany – out and about on the best trails

Athletic, leisurely, family-friendly or peppered with cultural highlights: Germany's hiking routes offer hikers diversity for as far as their feet will carry them.

Welcome to hiking paradise! 50 routes of varying categories, a 200,000 kilometre network of trails with excellent way-markers, quality ratings, mountains, towns and cities, seas, lakes, open expanses and forests: getting your hiking boots on in Germany is sure to put a smile on your face.

Whether you choose to explore enchanted routes with your children, discover the cultural attractions of historic towns and villages, roam through nature parks, national parks and UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, challenge yourself on mountain summits or follow some of the extra-special hiking trails, wherever you go, you will be greeted with hiker-friendly accommodation and warm hospitality.

Start planning your route and piecing together your personalised hiking trip now. The hiking trails shown can also be explored in single stages and in both directions. Our interactive map is the perfect tool for this. Once you read the entertaining descriptions of the trails with personal tips from an expert, you will want to set off straight away!