Best trails in Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate

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Looking for a great trail near Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Nationalpark Eifel, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Dauner Maare or Königsforst. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Altenahr ranging from 5 to 24 miles and from 538 to 1,725 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Top trails (13)
#1 - Rotweinwanderweg
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 24.0 mi • Est. Multi-day
This trail in the Ahr Valley, an area famous for its red wines, is one of Germany's most popular. Its winding path through old ruins and vineyards make it a magical journey. Pass through lush forests and charming villages where you can stop for a glass of wine. Red grapes painted on posts guide the way. The best time to visit is after harvest season, particularly in winter, when the crowds are gone. Show more
#2 - Teufelsloch Rundweg
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
The legend about "The Devil's Hole" states that the devil once visited the valley of the Ahr and liked so much the red wine there, that he forgot his way home. One day, as he rested on the mountain opposite the Are Are Castle, his grandmother approached him in the form of a beautiful maiden. In the arms of the devil in love, she quickly transformed back into the all too well-known, disgusting old woman. He grabbed the grandmother angrily and flung her back down the cliff to hell. That's how Teufelsloch came to be, which can still be seen above Altenahr. This hike leads through the scenic Ahr valley along varied hiking trails.Show more
#3 - Vischeltal Rundweg ab Kreuzberg
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 11 m
On this route you hike, beginning in Kreuzberg and ending, through the romantic Vischeltal. Here you walk for a long time along the Naturfreunde way and the roaring Vischelbach. This hike offers wonderful views of the valley and the starting point Kreuzberg.Show more
#4 - Ahrsteig Etappe 5: Kreuzberg nach Walporzheim
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 55 m
This is one of the most challenging stages of the Ahrsteig and offers fantastic views of the surrounding area. It begins in the town of Kreuzberg with views of the winemaking region of the Ahr valley. You will pass the Kreuzberg castle and walk through Altenburg and Altenahr before entering the forest. Continue along the route past Rech and Karusberg before reaching the endpoint of Walporzheim.Show more
#5 - Ahr Valley Loop
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 6 h 21 m
Narrow paths around the Ahr valley - this is the best way to describe this trail through the Ahr valley. Along many small paths you hike through the idyllic Ahr valley and enjoy beautiful views of the countryside at the gates of Bonn and the Rhine.Show more
#6 - Kreuzberger Gratwanderung
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 13.2 mi • Est. 6 h 51 m
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#7 - Sahrbachweg von Kreuzberg nach Kirchsahr
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 13.8 mi • Est. 7 h 1 m
#8 - Saarbachtaler Höhenweg
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 17.5 mi • Est. 9 h 34 m
Scenic route with Kreuzberg tightrope walk. Signs with the “Sahrbachweg” logo mostly point the way and lead along a meadow path along pastures and later up through the forest.Show more
#9 - Altenahr - Rundweg Nr. 10 des Eifelvereins
Altenahr, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Circular route no.10 of the Eifelverein. The tour starts in Altenahr and first leads up to Are Castle, weisses Kreuz, Eifelblick, then on over the Kalenborner Höhe to Kalenborn, before returning to the starting point in Altenahr via F. Weißerath and the Rangshof.Show more
#10 - Altenahr to Rech to Mayschoss Loop
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Length: 11.0 mi • Est. 5 h 58 m
Circular walk from Altenarh (bahnhof) through forests to Rech, and back on the Red Wine Trail via Mayschoss to Altenarh. Possible to take the train in Rech or Mayschoss.Show more
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