Circular routes around Bad Breisig and the Mönchsheide plateau
The circular routes are marked by signs showing black numbers on a yellow background.Many of the footpaths run through the popular Mönchsheide plateau in the woodland above Bad Breisig. The Mönchsheide is a superb area for longer walks. Walking maps showing the routes and a description of each are available from the Tourist Information Office in Bad Breisig.
Here you can find the different routes in and around Bad Breisig.
Long-distance footpaths in the surrounding area
Eifelleiter (Bad Breisig - Adenau)
Since 2015 the Eifelleiter connects the Rhine Valley with the highest top of the Eifel, the 'Hohe Acht' (746,9m). The 55 km long distance is devided in three stages.For more information, go to: www.eifelleiter.de
RheinBurgenWeg (Bad Breisig - Bingen) - Castles of the Rhine long-distance route
The Rheinburgenweg snakes it way through the world heritage sites of the Mid-Rhine valley. Walking in the Rhine valley is sheer walking pleasure with each day ending at a romantic new destination by the river.For more information, go to: www.rheinburgenweg.com
The RheinSteig long-distance footpath
The Rheinsteig follows the right bank of the Rhine from Wiesbaden to Bonn and can be reached by ferry from Bad Breisig. The route extends for 300 km and offers superb views at all times of the year. There are more than forty castles and monuments to see along the way.For more information, go to: www.rheinsteig.de/
Rotweinwanderweg (Ahrtal) - Red Wine long-distance footpath (Ahr Valley)
The Rotweinwanderweg runs for 35 km through the Ahr Valley from Bad Bodendorf station to Altenahr. What a great way to find out where your wine comes from! Discover the vineyards and grapes that make this magnificent landscape so popular with wine lovers.For more information, go to: http://www.ahr-rotweinwanderweg.de/rotweinwanderweg.html
Limes long-distance footpath
The Roman 'Limes', a line of fortifications that marked the boundary of the Roman Empire, was built some 2.000 years ago between Bad Hönningen and Rheinbrohl and is today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors can see a replica watchtower on the banks of the Rhine (Tower 1). The Limes ran for 550 km as far as the Danube to protect the frontier of the Roman Empire. You can cross over to the Watchtower (Tower 1) using the car ferry.For more information, go to: www.limesstrasse.de/