*** Current note: Due to renovation works the tower of the castle ruin Vetzberg is not climbable at the moment! ***
Alternative starting point in Gießen:
For a duration of 6.9 km, the access path from Gießen to the Lahnwanderweg trail leads across the Lahnauen to the turnoff in Krofdorf-Gleiberg. From there, the Lahnwanderweg trail continues for a further 5.4 km to the stage village of stage 9, Rodheim Bieber, or in a northerly direction for a further distance of 15.6 km to the stage village of Lollar where the LAWA stage 8 follows to the north.
Alternative destination for stage 9:
Alternatively, you can also end the stage in Gießen via the Gießen access path to the Lahnwanderweg trail, in which case it will provide a total distance of 21.5 km.
Safety informationFor information on diversions and relocations, please see our "Current Information".
Information on restrictions in the rail network can be found here.
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Landkreis Gießen - Stabsstelle Wirtschaftsförderung/Tourismus
Riversplatz 1-19, 35394 Gießen
Tel. 02752/8 98
Lahntal Tourismus Verband e.V.
Brückenstraße 2, 35576 Wetzlar
Tel. 06441/30998-0, Fax 03212/1239508