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UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley - Around the Central Valley

Hiking Trail · Mittelrhein
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  • Loreleyblick bei St. Goar-Biebernheim mit Blick auf die Rheinschleife entlang des Felsens
    Loreleyblick bei St. Goar-Biebernheim mit Blick auf die Rheinschleife entlang des Felsens
    Photo: Thomas Biersch, Tourist-Info Hunsrück-Mittelrhein - Zentrum am Park
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The central valley in the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley from above - left and right Rhine - from every angle.9 castles, 3 ferries, a train station in almost every Rhine town and 1000 views.
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Distance 92.4 km
30:00 h
3,248 m
3,248 m
366 m
66 m
When it may be a little more:Long-distance hiking trail round trip via Rheinsteig and Rheinburgenweg past the most amazing views in the central valley of the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley.Past 9 castles (Rheinfels, Kurtrierische Burg Boppard, Liebenstein, Sterrenberg, Maus, Katz, Gutenfels, Pfalzgrafenstein and Schönburg) and many breathtaking viewpoints such as Maria Ruh, the Loreley plateau and the Spitznack.Three ferries in Boppard, St. Goar and Kaub provide the Rhine crossing and train stations in almost every Rhine town guarantee the return trip. Therefore feasible both as a stage tour and from a fixed location.Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
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Thomas Biersch
Update: August 30, 2021
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Highest point
366 m
Lowest point
66 m
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Asphalt 5.94%Dirt road 8.65%Forested/wild trail 42.49%Path 38.18%Road 3.61%Unknown 1.10%
Asphalt
5.5 km
Dirt road
8 km
Forested/wild trail
39.2 km
Path
35.3 km
Road
3.3 km
Unknown
1 km
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Coordinates:
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50.149968, 7.713753
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50°08'59.9"N 7°42'49.5"E
UTM
32U 408106 5556097
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Coordinates

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50.149968, 7.713753
DMS
50°08'59.9"N 7°42'49.5"E
UTM
32U 408106 5556097
w3w 
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
92.4 km
Duration
30:00 h
Ascent
3,248 m
Descent
3,248 m
Highest point
366 m
Lowest point
66 m
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