Höhentour 21 (Schleiden) is a 10.1 kilometer loop trail located near Schleiden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.

Distance: 10.1 km Elevation Gain: 286 m Route Type: Loop


nature trips






wild flowers


historic site

This route leads to the sunny heights of the Eifel! Route: Klosterplatz - Market - Schleiden Castle - Ettelscheid - Scheuren - Temple - Market - Klosterplatz. Follow the number 21 signpost. First, go over the Schleidener Markt and then uphill to Schleiden Castle. Continue along the Dieffenbachtal, then across the Dieffenbach and finally steeply uphill to Ettelscheid. Over the sunny heights you hike on well-developed trails to Scheuren and on to the Eifel-Blick Tempelchen. From here you can enjoy wonderful views over Schleiden and the Oleftal. A narrow path will take you back to the city center. Make sure to stop by the castle and castle church with king organ, plaque and stone for the Eifel painter Albert Larres, the war memorial, and Eifel-view temple.

Thu Sep 27 2018