Hiking: Castles of the Ruhr

This hike follows the heights along the Ruhr as the Rhineland transitions into Westphalia. The primary destination is the ruins of the castle Blankenstein, but the hike also visits the many viewpoints that the heights provide. It ends at a lesser-known lowland castle, Kemnade Castle.

How to Get Here:

  • The hike starts at the Blankenburg Burg station and ends one station further.

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