Rest area Rahrbruch

Rest area

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The Kirchhundem Rahrbruch rest area is nestled between the B 517 and B 55 federal highways and the K 18. It is located directly on the Veischede Sonnenpfad hiking trail and near the "Einsiedelei and Apollmicke" FFH area.

Rastplatz Rahrbruch

Bänke und Schutzhütte



At the Rahrbruch rest area, there is an opportunity to take a break with a view of the newly erected wind turbines.

Long-distance hiking tip Veischede Sun Trail: The Einsiedelei hiking parking lot is also the starting point and destination of the approximately 37 km long circular trail "Veischede Sun Trail". If you want to enjoy nature and cultural as well as historical sights (e.g. Burg Bilstein) along the way, a stage hike is recommended. Since 2013, the "Veischede Sun Trail" bears the seal of approval "Quality Trail Wanderable Germany". Details about this hike can be found here.

An alternative hike is the 12.5 km long route "Around Rahrbach", which takes about 3.5 hours. Nearby information on this hike can be found here.


Coordinates for the navigation system (WGS 84):

GPS: N 51° 3' 26 E 7° 58' 9

UTM: 32U 427762 5656693


The site belongs to the Naturpark Sauerland Rothaargebirge e.V. and is maintained and cared for by them.

Should you nevertheless notice any soiling or damage, please let us know by sending an e-mail to

(Source: Sauerland Rothaargebirge Nature Park e.V.)

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