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Hiwweltour Heideblick

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  • Heideflächen bei Siefersheim
    Heideflächen bei Siefersheim
    Photo: Dominik Ketz, Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH
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It gets Mediterranean on the Hiwweltour Heideblick. Between rocks and wine you hike through Rheinhessen's only heathland to sights and wonderful panoramic views.
Distance 9.9 km
3:00 h
190 m
190 m
267 m
151 m
A dream of heath in the middle of Rheinhessen! Between vineyards and nature reserves, the Hiwweltour Heideblick around Siefersheim and Neu-Bamberg leads to breathtaking views and right into the middle of a grandiose heathland. The Ajax tower and the castle ruins of Neu-Bamberg also add great cultural highlights. And the winegrowers round off the hiking fun with managed wine rest areas.

Author’s recommendation

They are called Winzeralm, Biggestick and WeinSchirm.

There are no more wine rest stops on any Hiwweltour.

Please note the opening times.

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Daniel Schmidt
Update: October 17, 2022
Highest point
267 m
Lowest point
151 m
Best time of year

Track types

Dirt road 7.30%Forested/wild trail 80.92%Path 11.75%
Dirt road
0.7 km
Forested/wild trail
8 km
1.2 km
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Rest stops

WeinSchirm - Hofausschank
Da Enzo - Hotel Trattoria Pizzeria
Weingut Zimmermann
Gaststätte Zur Junkermühle
Straußwirtschaft Alte Ölmühle
Winzeralm - Hiwweltour Heideblick
Weinausschank Biggsestick.komm - Hiwweltour Heideblick
Wingertsheisje „Unter dem Geißberg“ - Hiwweltour Heideblick
Appelbach Lokal

Safety information

Please note the current safety instructions from the Federal Ministry of Health with regard to dealing with the COVID - 19 pandemic. This also includes reducing social interactions to a minimum.

Tips and hints

Rheinhessen-Touristik GmbH

Kreuzhof 1

55268 Nieder-Olm

Tel.: (06136) 92398-14

Fax: (06136) 92398-79

E-Mail: info(at)



Siefersheim - hiking car park at the Gänsborn (access path) (178 m)
49.793936, 7.952647
49°47'38.2"N 7°57'09.5"E
32U 424619 5516246
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Siefersheim - hiking car park at the Gänsborn (access path)

Turn-by-turn directions

At the hiking car park Am Gänsborn in Siefersheim, the access path to the entrance begins at the edge of the vineyards. Partly accompanied by vineyard walls, it goes up to Höll, an important nature reserve in the region.

On the way to the Ajax Tower, a varied mix of cultivated vineyards and pristine areas provides a delightful backdrop. After the tower, when approaching Neu-Bamberg, it is the slopes of Galgenberg and Mühlberg that set special accents with their distinctive piles of stones (Rosseln).

We get up close and personal with one of these stone osses before we head down to Neu-Bamberg on an ancient Wingert trail. With its historic center and the imposing castle ruins, Neu-Bamberg is worth a detour. There is also another parking lot for hikers, which can be used as an entry point, as well as a connection to the neighboring Hiwweltour Eichelberg.

The Hiwweltour Heideblick continues uphill to a picturesque view of the Neu-Bamberg castle ruins. After a shady path descent, the tour in the Appelbachtal uses the old railway line, which we follow to the Katzensteigermühle.

The ascent to the Mühlberg is effortlessly mastered on idyllic paths and crowned at the eagle monument with a great view over the Neu-Bamberg Heath nature reserve. In the following section you are in the middle of the magnificent heathland. The icing on the cake of this tour is the Winzeralm, which not only offers a resting place with "Rheinhessen's most beautiful wine view 2016", but also serves delicious grape juice on weekends in summer.

After this climax, the path heads for the table of wine with another panoramic view before it goes past some vineyard houses, through the middle of the sea of ​​vines, back to the starting point.


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Arrival to Bad Kreuznach train station, then by bus 226 to the Siefersheim, Mitte stop (Mon - Fri)


Getting there

By car:

A61 exit Gau-Bickelheim, direction B420 Wöllstein, 4 km to Wöllstein, direction center turn onto L400 to Siefersheim, am Gänsborn

With public transport:

Bad Kreuznach train station, continue with bus 226 to the Siefersheim, Mitte stop (Mon - Fri)



Please use the “Am Gänsborn” car park for hikers in Siefersheim, which was specially created for walkers and hikers.

Siefersheim hiking car park

Address: Am Gänsborn, 55599 Siefersheim

Parking lot for hikers in Junkerweg

Address: Wöllsteiner Str. 1, 55546 Neu-Bamberg


All parking spaces are connected to the main path via access signage

.Another note about the parking situation:

Parking in the village, especially on the access roads to the vineyard and in the vineyards themselves, is not permitted. Unfortunately, it happens again and again that paths and driveways are blocked and our winemakers can no longer pass the already narrow streets with their devices. Our hikers and guests are always welcome! In the interests of the residents, we would like to ask you to show mutual consideration and to use the designated parking space.


49.793936, 7.952647
49°47'38.2"N 7°57'09.5"E
32U 424619 5516246
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Book recommendation by the author

Hiwweltouren Rheinhessen

Volume 2 - 10 of the most beautiful circular hiking trails

Published by ideemedia GmbH, 56567 Neuwied

ISBN: 978-3-942779-45-6

Price: 12.95 EUR

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When did you do this route? May 26, 2022
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9.9 km
3:00 h
190 m
190 m
Highest point
267 m
Lowest point
151 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Cultural/historical interest Botanical highlights


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