Promenade Closure
Permanent closure of the towpath and promenade path along the Rhine below the Pfaffendorf bridge from the wine village to the castle steps.
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Distillery, historic towns & wild nature

Hachenburg Westerwald

Birkenhof Distillery
Nowhere is there a better place to explore the world of fine brandies than at the Birkenhof, where the (art) craft of distillation has been practiced for eight generations. During a guided tour of the grain and fruit distillery, you can take a look behind the scenes and learn more about the complex production process of the brandies and liqueurs. There are also opportunities for tasting, of course. How about a gin or whisky tasting?
Experiences in the Birkenhof distillery
Gruppe von 3 Personen bei einer Verkostung von Schnäpsen im Verkaufsraum der Brennerei ©Birkenhof Brennerei, J. Willwacher
With its colorful half-timbered facades and the majestically enthroned baroque castle, the historic town center of Hachenburg exudes the charm of an idyllic residential town. On the old market, in the heart of Hachenburg, you will find the town's landmark: the golden lion. Cozy cafés and restaurants invite you to linger.
Explore Hachenburg
Hachenburger Marktplatz mit Tischen und Sonnenschirmen vor Restaurants, umgeben von farbenfrohen Fachwerkhäusern und einer Kirche, im Vordergrund Äste, im Hintergrund blauer Himmel ©Tourist-Info Hachenburger Westerwald, Dominik Ketz
Westerwald lake district
Let yourself be enchanted by the beauty of the Westerwald lake district with its seven ponds! Surrounded by rolling hills, the 7 ponds hiking trail leads through beautiful forest passages along lonely banks and offers the opportunity to relax and unwind. If you like it more active, grab a pedal boat and sail across the pond.
Discover Westerwald lake district