© Martin Prasch

The premier class in hiking:

Our region bears the seal “Wanderbares Deutschland Quality Region”.

Hiking Germany quality region

We have been certified as a “Quality Region of Hiking Germany” since 2023. In addition, three of our trails carry the “Quality Trail Hiking Germany” seal.

The Urwaldsteig: 68 km of wilderness on narrow paths.
Eddi's Edersee adventure tour: A qualified family hiking trail with 13 free adventure stations.
The Lichtenfels Panorama Trail: 66 km provides views of small river valleys and wide vistas.

Our aim is to give hikers the best possible experience for a carefree active holiday.

Experience the Edersee region with our new hiking brochure

In our new hiking brochure, we present a colorful selection of high-quality hiking trails throughout the Kellerwald-Edersee Nature Park and National Park. Included are four of our quality and premium trails, as well as a selection of 27 shorter circular trails, ranging from 3km to 11km. On the last pages there is an overview map in which the four major hiking trails and the shorter circular trails are entered with numbers. In addition, the brochure contains a lot of additional information on the subject of hiking.


Our plus points:

A dense network of well-signposted hiking trails in a varied landscape. Orientation through GPS tracks and our tour portal.

Employees at the tourist information offices who are knowledgeable about hiking can help with any questions you may have.

Detailed information and maps about the hiking trails.

Some of our quality hosts have adapted to the needs of hikers and are certified. They have maps, are knowledgeable about hiking and give tour tips, provide drying facilities for shoes and clothes and offer a pick-up and drop-off service to the hiking trail or luggage transport.

Our tour portal and app summarize the most important cycling and hiking trails, great excursion tips, good places to stop for refreshments and much more at a glance.

© Heinrich Kowalski

"I feel hugged by the forest!"

by Carmela from Rüthen

Hiking fun guaranteed!

"The Hiking Germany quality regions guarantee a perfect hiking experience. Whether a day tour with friends or family, a complete hiking holiday without changing accommodation or a multi-day tour with a lot of luggage: The Hiking Germany quality criteria meet the highest standards in terms of paths, hosts, service and tourist information. Whoever If you've been traveling in a quality region, the Quality Region Wanderbares Deutschland logo will be a 'must have' when choosing your holiday region."

German Hiking Association, Kassel


Are you looking for a suitable hike?

You can find an overview of all hiking trails in our search function:

You can find our quality hiking trails here:

Urwaldsteig Edersee - hiking in wild nature


© Heinrich Kowalski, Edersee | Your region: wild, colourful, healthy.

Lichtenfelser Panoramaweg - hiking in the Waldeckische Schweiz

Lichtenfels (Hesse)

© Katharina Jaeger, Edersee | Your region: wild, colourful, healthy.

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