Hiking on the Rheinsteig

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Hiking on the Rheinsteig

Hikers from all around the world are of the same opinion: The Rheinsteig hiking trail is a jewel among hiking trails. You can discover the Upper Middle Rhine UNESCO World Heritage Site on paths with splendid views. The hub and pivot is Lorch, where the hiker-friendly Hotel Im Schulhaus warmly welcomes guests and lovingly caters to their every need.

  • Bookable by availability from 1st February 2017 to 5st January 2018
You can follow the Rheinsteig logo on your individual tour

You can follow the Rheinsteig logo on your individual tour

Downriver of the Rhine you can enjoy the ruggedly romantic views of the Rhine valley

Downriver of the Rhine you can enjoy the ruggedly romantic views of the Rhine valley

Upriver of the Rhine the Rheinsteig hiking trail goes along the Benedictine St. Hildegard convent in Rüdesheim

Upriver of the Rhine the Rheinsteig hiking trail goes along the Benedictine St. Hildegard convent in Rüdesheim

Unique - the landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Site along the Rheinsteig

Unique - the landscape of the UNESCO World Heritage Site along the Rheinsteig

- Good to take a break -

- Good to take a break -

The most beautiful routes - direct from Hotel Im Schulhaus:

Tour - Recommendation 1:

Hiking from Lorch via the “red wine arbour” to Assmannshausen am Rhein, further via the Niederwald monument to Rüdesheim am Rhein (18 km / 400 altitude difference); then stroll through the old town and stop in one of the popular taverns in Rüdesheim; return by train (hourly)

Tour - Recommendation 2:

Hiking from Lorch to Kaub with backpack rest at the “Wirbellay”, (11.15 km, 280 altitude difference); Tip: cross to the Pfalzgrafenstein with a little sightseeing; then stop in Kaub; return by ferry or train

Tour – Recommendation 3:

By train from Lorch to Kaub, hiking on the „Königsetappe“ of the Rheinsteig from Kaub to Loreley, to St. Goarshausen (21 km, 600 altitude difference) with backpack rest on the way, tip: visit to the Loreley visitor centre; then return home from St. Goarshausen by train.

Recommendation:
On check-in day after breakfast, a nice ferry round trip past castles and palaces, from Rüdesheim 10:00 – 11:40 a.m. (from April to the end of October)

"Hiking on the Rheinsteig trail" services

  • „Enrollment drink“ as a welcome
  • 3 nights including copious hiking breakfast buffet
  • „Lunchbox“ for the day
  • One bottle of water by check in on your room
  • A nice wine present from our own wine estate Altenkrich on your room
  • Information on excursion destinations and hiking map material
  • All hotel services for our hiking guests, see hiking

Good to know:

Wine tasting
Wine critics from around the world know that Lorcher Rieslings are very special. Grown in the steep slopes that reach an elevation level of up to 60 percent and can be managed only by hand. These wines convince with a unique character and goodness. Book your personal tasting under info@weingut-altenkirch.com

Dinner
We are a bed & breakfast hotel and offer you an extensive breakfast offer. Our partners are responsible for your dinner. All Lorcher esablishments are within easy walking distance from the hotel. The lorcher winegrowers, including our winary Altenkirch, offer a wonderful gastronomy with a special ambience. Cocked with love for the region. You can reserve your table befor your arrival. The list of wineries and restaurants can be found on our site here.

Enjoy a relaxing massage:
Traditional Thai Massage "PHAI THONG"
Schwalbacher Str. 24a, close to the Hotel
phone: +49(0) 1522 8144929
Mo - Fr: 10 - 19 h, Sa: 10 -16 h, appointment in advance

Prices for individual guests
In standard double room: from 162.00 € p. person
In comfort double room: from 186,00 € p. person
In penthouse double room: from 210,00 € p. person
In Penthouse Suite: from 261,00 € p. person
In double room single used: from 227,00 € p. person

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