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Lahnradweg cycle route

River romance by pedal

On two wheels on one of the most idyllic rivers in Germany

From the source to the mouth of the Lahn, i.e. from the Rothaargebirge to Lahnstein, the Lahnradweg offers 245 km of completely relaxed cycling fun. The path runs mostly directly along the river, away from car traffic and hectic, very romantic. The landscape varies from colourful meadows and green hills to steep slopes and rocks. You should definitely plan plenty of time to linger and visit, as the path is accompanied by enchanted castles, defiant fortresses and ornate churches. The Lahnradweg also connects numerous towns and small towns with very different charms.


245 km

of driving pleasure

1000 +


for optimal orientation


castles and palaces

along the route

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Excellent rail connection

Lazing too long on the riverbank or just not in the mood anymore? Thanks to a great train connection, you can take your bike comfortably with you on the Lahntalbahn.

Cultural highlights along the Lahn cycle path

You can look forward to these unique sights along the route (and they are by no means all)

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    Schloss Braunfels © Braunfelser Kur GmbH Foto Oliver Stiehler

    Braunfels Castle

    Ready for film Backdrop

    From the top of a basalt cone, Braunfels Castle with its crenellated silhouette greets its visitors from afar.

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    Limburger Dom © Thomas Hendele

    Limburg Cathedral

    A masterpiece of Rhenish late Romanesque

    On steep rock above the Lahn: St. George's Cathedral. Its seven towers majestically tower above the maze of roofs in the old town.

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    Schloss Oranienstein

    Oranienstein Castle

    Splendid baroque castle complex

    Schloss Oranienstein is one of only four castles in Germany named after the House of Orange, built on the site of a former Benedictine monastery

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    Burg Nassau

    Nassau Castle

    Rapunzel sends his regards

    The castle Nassau with its tower offers a fantastic view over the whole region and into the Lahn valley.

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    Fahrradfahrer © Rheinlandpfalz Touristik

    Historic spa district Bad Ems

    The imperial bath at the Lahn

    Summer capital of Europe, world bath, Little Nice - the spa town on the Lahn presents itself as an exceptional place for history and art enthusiasts.

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    Burg Lahneck © Heike Georg

    Lahneck Castle

    Surrounded by ivy and sagas

    Burg Lahneck rises high above the confluence of the Lahn and Rhine rivers. Templars and other contemporaries were at home here.

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