Hiker in the sunset in an avenue at Haußelberg, © Lüneburger Heider GmbH/ Dominik Ketz
© Lüneburger Heider GmbH/ Dominik Ketz

Jacobusweg Lüneburg Heath

147 m
117 m
15 km
highest point
99 m
Level of difficulty
Type of tour
Straight-course tour
Recommended month:JFMAMJJASOND
Recommended months for a hike: Optimal

Jacobusweg, 200 to 280 kilometres long depending on the route taken and passing through the nature parks Lüneburger Heide, Südheide and the Aller-Leine Valley, offers its visitors the chance to indulge in the peace and quiet of nature. Detailed information with hostels for pilgrims and the pilgrim's pass can be found on the website of Lüneburger Heide at www.lueneburger-heide.de.


Signage Jakobusweg


The entire route is signposted with the Jacobusweg logo.

In­form­a­tion for Jac­o­busweg Lüneb­urg Heath

Arrival and departure

Hamburg: Connection with ICE, IC and regional trains

Schneverdingen, Soltau, Dorfmark, Bad Fallingbostel, Walsrode, Hodenhagen, Schwarmstedt, Lindwedel: Connection with Heidebahn ERIXX RB38 (Hanover-Soltau-Buchholz in der Nordheide)

Soltau: Connection with Heidebahn ERIXX RB37 (Uelzen-Soltau-Bremen)

Celle, Eschede: Connection with the metronom line (Hanover-Uelzen-Hamburg) and IC links.

Your Contact

Lüneburger Heide GmbH

Wallstr. 4
21335 Lüneburg
Phone: +49 (0) 4131 / 309 39 60