Limburg, Germany Leun, Germany
Canoe Kayak
From Leun to Limburg

3 day canoe tour on the Lahn

Paddle from Leun via Grävenbeck and Runkel to Limburg. The 3-day tour is about 51.5 km long.


  • Delivery of the boat to the put in
  • Pickup of the boat at the agreed take out
  • Paddle & Matching life jackets
  • Container (vessel for storing water-sensitive objects)
  • Water map, river Description & Briefing

Meeting Point

Next to railway station, Burgsolmserstraße, 35638 Leun-Lahn railway station

Start Time

Daily at 09:00


3 Days


Tour description

This 3-day tour takes you from the tranquil small town of Leun via two locks and Germany's only shipping tunnel (with double lock) at Weilburg to the village of Gräveneck. You will pass a well-wooded landscape with a balanced flora and fauna. In Gräveneck you can stay at the campsite Gräveneck, in the tower room of the campsite or in a pension.

On the second day the Lahn leads you through the small towns of Aumenau and Villmar to Runkel. In Runkel you can stay at the campsite or in a hotel.

On the last day the Lahn leads you from Runkel to Limburg. The tour finally ends in the cathedral Limburg in front of the campsite at River kilometer 75.6.


Free service: We can book an accommodation on the campsite in Gräveneck and Runkel for you. Just write us a note in the order form. Please calculate with approx. €8 per person. However the settlement has to be done with the campsite owner directly..


Route Info

Route: Leun – Lahn railway station to Limburg
Track length: approx. 51.5 km
Start: daily at 09:00
End: 15:30 the latest
Special feature: 5 self-service locks, 1 navigation tunnel (double lock with self-service)
Starting point: Next to railway station, Burgsolmserstraße, 35638 Leun-Lahn railway station
Final Destination: Slipway at camping Albert, Schleusenweg, 65549 Limburg



Please specify only the start date in the calendar.


Passenger transport


Canoe ticket: €3.60 per person each trip.

Otherwise you can drive back to Leun with the Lahntalbahn railway. The take out in Limburg is 15 minutes (walking distance) from the railway station in Limburg. However, the station Leun/Braunfels (Burgsolmser Straße, 35638 Leun-Lahn railway station) is directly at the starting point. Buy your regular ticket for public transport or order your cheap Canoe ticket.



3rd day at 15:30 am Limburg to Wetzlar
€16 per adult from 18 years
€15 per teenager 15-17 years
€14 per child up to 14 years


On this tour we meet at the starting point in Leun-Lahn station. You can park your vehicle there. At the end of the day you can use your ticket to get back to Wetzlar. 



It is also possible to organize the transport of people independently according to your wishes.

Further Information

Degree of Difficulty



Kanu Lahn-Dill, Schöffengrund


51.5 km

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