… To know, where to go hiking not only above but also under the ground.

The Miners´ Route, is Germany´s Quality Hiking Trail. It connects the Visitors Mine „Grube Fortuna“ with Wetzlar and with the Braunfels Castle. Both these stages are found on the Lahn Hiking Trail – the Lahnwanderweg. On this hiking trail, there are many exciting things to see regarding the 2,500 year old mining tradition in this part of the Lahn valley – the Lahntal.

The Mining Industry – live & authentic

The unique milestone on the Miners´ Route

Nowhere else in Europe is there such a unique and authentic iron ore Visitors´ Mine  with a ride down the shaft with an original conveying basket, with a ride in a real mine train and with live machine demonstration – a unique experience!