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Marburger land with Burgwald

The special charme of the Marburger land is its variety. Here you will find the biggest connected wooded area in Hesse and even next-door the Amöneburg basin, rarely wooded, with imposing farm village, lively country towns and the river Lahn, which harmonically connects both. You will find important historic evidences and there are no limits in regard to active relaxation here. The mysterious Burgwald is a real hiker’s paradise and bikers will enjoy the prolific and historic plateaus of the Marburg land.


Marburg Stadt und Land Tourismus GmbH
Tel. +49 (0)6421 99120

  • Hiking: more than 700 km marked trails
  • Cycle trails: Extensive cycle net from family-friendly up to demanding
  • Cultural inheritance: Evidence of Bonifatius (Amöneburg, Münchhausen) and Huguenots (e.g. Burgwald, Rauschenberg)
  • Fairytales: Otto Ubbelohde‘s original motive for the illustration of Grimm‘s Fairytales (e.g. Wetter, Lahntal)
  • Rose’s magic: Hommage to their namesake in Rosenthal