5 reasons why hiking in Rheinhessen is particularly healthy

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1. varied hiking trails

From easy hikes to challenging tours, everything is possible in Rheinhessen. The Hiwwelt tours are the perfect mix of both. A total of nine Prädikatsrundwanderwege offer varied routes between 6.8 km on the Hiwweltour Zornheimer Mountain for entry and 13.2 km with the Hiwweltour Aulheimer Valley for more extensive hiking.

The certified Hiwweltouren fulfill numerous quality criteria. Natural hiking trails, natural silence, attractive natural landscape and impressive views have a positive effect on your health. As the name "Hiwwel" suggests, the tours lead you through the hilly landscape of Rheinhessen. Very stimulating for the circulation - and also for the eyes. The views are beautiful!

2. healthy climate

Rheinhessen enjoys a particularly mild and dry climate all year round. In addition, the region is one of the sunniest in Central Europe (up to 1,600 hours of sunshine). Perfect conditions, then, because the air, climate and temperature provide important health-promoting stimuli when hiking.

The UV radiation, for example, promotes vitality and mental well-being, while the mild temperature makes it possible to hike through Rhine-Hessian vineyards and small villages from spring until late in the fall.

3. endless nature

The rich colors of the countless vines and grapes on the Hiwweltour Stadecker Warte, the natural hilly landscape of the Hiwweltour Neuborn, the acoustic impressions of the nature reserves and biotopes on the Hiwweltour Westerberg - all this has a positive effect on your hiking experience and your well-being.

Numerous lookout towers along the way also offer new perspectives and vantage points. It is not uncommon to discover the Hunsrück, the Taunus, the Palatinate Mountains or even the Frankfurt skyline on the horizon. By enjoying these impressive panoramas, you can wonderfully relax and come to rest.

4. view breaks

A rolling stone gathers no moss. That's what they say, but it doesn't apply to hiking at all. Regular breaks serve not only to relax, but also to enjoy the landscape and regional delicacies.

On the Hiwwelt tours, comfortable benches, seating groups and hiking loungers invite you to take a short break. On the Hiwweltour Stadecker Warte, the rest stops have been designed with great attention to detail by local winegrowers. With a delicious picnic, a nice glass of wine and enough water, you can sit here a little longer than necessary. Pure deceleration.

5. a good drop

Speaking of a nice glass of wine... The most beautiful thing about hiking in Rheinhessen is perhaps even the wine. Not only do you hike through vineyards and along countless grapevines, you can also enjoy a glass of wine at the Along the way you can also taste regional wines.

On the Hiwweltour Aulheimer Tal, for example, there is always a wine bar at the Bornheim lookout tower on Saturdays. There you can meet the local winegrowers and take part in a small wine tasting in the middle of the vineyard. Or you can make a detour to a restaurant or winery near the Hiwweltour and enjoy a glass of wine there. If you drink a lot of water in addition to wine, a glass is guaranteed to contribute to your hiking well-being!

The many positive experiences of your Hike in Rheinhessen You can then take them home with you and benefit from the positive effects on body, mind and soul in your everyday life. Promise!

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I write as an external author for the Rheinhessen blog. For this I have put on my hiking boots, packed the camera and tracked down great impressions and stories of the region on the new Hiwweltouren, which I like to share with you.

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