With its ancient woods, extensive green meadows, picturesque valley and mysterious gorges, as well as its breathtaking views, the Weserbergland-Weg (Weser Uplands Trail) ticks all the boxes for hikers looking for unspoilt nature. The region is also home to plenty of other highlights that are waiting to be discovered, with colourful towns full of half-timbered buildings, idyllic villages and impressive castles and palaces all located directly alongside the trail. Other top activities for visitors include descending into the Underworld at the natour.NAH.zentrum Schillat-Höhle cave or enjoying a walk through a woodland pasture full of life, where the powerful heck cattle, descendants of the aurochs, roam free out in the open. As these examples show, the 225 kilometres of diverse landscapes between Hann. Münden in the south and Porta Westfalica in the north are certainly anything but boring!
The Weser Uplands Trail, which has been awarded the title of "Qualitätsweg Wanderbares Deutschland” (Quality Trail in Germany for Hikers), offers visitors a pleasant and comfortable hiking experience. The fully signposted route leads hikers across the region along mostly natural tracks with only a few steeper sections, meaning that sure-footedness and a head for heights are not essential. Hikers can simply follow the distinctive symbol for the trail, a blue XW on a green background, to experience the full diversity of the Weser Uplands. The best thing about the Weser Uplands Trail is the fact that visitors can choose to either set out on a hike on their own initiative or make the most of the local tourism partners, which are happy to create an individual travel offer to suit their specific needs and requirements.
Our tip: You can find detailed information on the routes leading to and from the Weser Uplands Trail for each stage of the trail on the Weser Uplands Trail website in German language. The website also enables you to plan individual stages of your trip or download the GPS track of the trail.