DAY TRIPS

Looking for a nice day trip?
The short hiking trails and day tours in the West Palatinate have all sorts to offer. On various long routes distributed throughout the region, you can explore the region on foot. Get an overview of the various hiking trails here.

Adolf-von-Nassau Hiking Trail

Adolf-von-Nassau Hiking Trail

This premium trail through beautiful landscapes was dedicated to the former Roman-German King Adolf of Nassau.

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Altschlosspfad

Altschlosspfad

A tour to the famous "Altschlossfelsen" is also a special experience for families with children.

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Arius-Tour

Arius-Tour

Sandstone cliffs, narrow paths and the Ruppertstein castle ruin determine the character of this tour, which is rich in views.

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Bear Trail

Bear Trail

Wonderful panoramic views are offered to every hiker on this tour around Bruchweiler-Bärenbach.

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Fountain & Spring Path

Fountain & Spring Path

A mix of water springs, bizarre rock formations and dreamlike forests lets hikers discover something new again and again on this tour.

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Busenberg Clog Path

Busenberg Clog Path

A demanding tour over seven mountains, which rewards with fantastic views on the way to the Drachenfels castle ruins.

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Dahn Rock Trail

Dahn Rock Trail

Hikers encounter many bizarre rock formations on this panoramic circular trail.

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Dahn Circular Hiking Trail

Dahn Circular Hiking Trail

Bizarre rock formations, picturesque streams and the Altdahn group of castles offer a pleasant mix of nature and culture on this tour.

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German Knights Tour

German Knights Tour

The name of this hiking trail is derived from a Teutonic Knights order that managed a Comtureigut in Battweiler in the Middle Ages.

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Dimbach Red Sandstone High Trail

Dimbach Red Sandstone High Trail

Those who climb the three mountains of this rocky tour will be rewarded with special views.

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Owl Rock Tour

Owl Rock Tour

Named after the Eulenfels with its hidden viewing plateau, this family-friendly tour runs around Eppenbrunn.

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Felsenwald

Felsenwald

As the name suggests, this tour takes you past a variety of impressive rock formations and through different crevices.

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Geiersteine-Tour

Geiersteine-Tour

This impressive tour to the vulture stones is also suitable as a spontaneous after-work hike due to the short distance.

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Border Crossing Trail

Border Crossing Trail

A tour running through Germany and France with educational information panels on border history.

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Border Trail Eppenbrunn

Border Trail Eppenbrunn

A hike on the border with France - past the old castle rocks, which are about 1.5 kilometers long.

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Hahnfels Rock Tour

Hahnfels Rock Tour

Viewpoints, rock formations and the Alt-Dahn group of castles can be reached on this premium circular hiking trail.

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Hauenstein Cobbler Path

Hauenstein Cobbler Path

Around the shoemaker village of Hauenstein, the premium trail passes many bizarre rock formations with viewpoints.

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Herzog-Karl-II-August Trail

Herzog-Karl-II-August Trail

A mixture of nature and culture is offered by the premium trail that leads through the states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland.

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Hexenklamm

Hexenklamm

The ascent through the dreamlike Hexenklamm gorge as well as picturesque places to linger and enjoy make this family-friendly tour something special.

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Hinterweidenthal Devil's Table Tour

Hinterweidenthal Devil's Table Tour

Probably the most famous landmark of the Palatinate is reached here - the table that the devil is said to have left behind on his tour through the Palatinate Forest.

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Lemberger Raft Tour

Lemberger Raft Tour

Particularly worth seeing on this tour are the remains of the historic Trift facility along the way, as well as the many impressive rock formations.

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Lemberger Count Heinrich Trail

Lemberger Count Heinrich Trail

Impressive views, many rock formations and a visit to the nearby Lemberg Castle make the tour interesting also for children.

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Lemberger Rothenberg Trail

Lemberger Rothenberg Trail

Many impressive sandstone rocks and varied nature await hikers on this premium trail in Lemberg.

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Napoleon Trail

Napoleon Trail

The name of the Napoleon rock located on the trail probably comes from its similarity to the shape of the former emperor's two-pointed hat.

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Paradise Garden Trail

Paradise Garden Trail

A beautiful circular trail through the two German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland, with a short detour to France.

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Rimbach Trail

Rimbach Trail

A challenging yet very beautiful premium trail around Schwanheim and Darstein.

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Rumberg Trail

Rumberg Trail

Via the former special weapons camp "Area One" this tour leads past a multitude of bizarre sandstone rocks.

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Legendary Forest Trail

Legendary Forest Trail

Legends, stories and a lot of interesting facts about the region can be learned on this family-friendly and scenic tour.

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Spirkelbacher Höllenberg Rock Tour

Spirkelbacher Höllenberg Rock Tour

Over the ridge of the Höllenberg mountain you reach several vantage points with magnificent distant views and opportunities to rest.

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Devil's Path

Devil's Path

Bizarre rock formations and variety are the hallmarks of this family-friendly hiking trail, which ranks fourth among Germany's most beautiful hiking trails.

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Devil Tour

Devil Tour

The Devil Tour with some steep climbs runs through the former Sulzbachtal quarry and is also equipped with many educational information boards.

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Trulber Sandhasentour

Trulber Sandhasentour

Via narrow paths and trails, the "Trulber Sandhasentour" leads past some sandstone rocks and caves.

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Wasgau Lakes Tour

Wasgau Lakes Tour

Various water sources, fantastic views and a barefoot path provide variety on this tour.

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Wilgartswiesen Biosphere Trail

Wilgartswiesen Biosphere Trail

Comparatively short but still very worthwhile is this premium trail along the Tiergarten nature reserve, which is rich in views.

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